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Not only Neymar! The unsung heroes…

Ligue 1 Conforama has been lucky to count Neymar Jr among its ranks this season, but behind the player of the year there have been plenty of unsung heroes. Andy Scott takes a look at some of them…

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SEASON REVIEW: Not only Neymar! The unsung heroes…

Ligue 1 Conforama has been lucky to count Neymar Jr among its ranks this season, but behind the player of the year there have been plenty of unsung heroes. Andy Scott takes a look at some of them…

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Ranieri bids farewell to Nantes with Strasbourg win

Claudio Ranieri bade a fond farewell to FC Nantes with a 1-0 win against RC Strasbourg Alsace, with Canaris captain Leo Dubois getting the only goal (32′) at the Stade de la Beaujoire.

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Toulouse into play-offs

Toulouse beat Guingamp 2-1 but with Caen getting a point against PSG they were condemned to having to fight for their Ligue 1 Conforama future in a two-legged play-off.

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Depay seals OL’s Champions League place, Favre leaves Nice

Memphis Depay’s magnificent hat-trick sealed a Champions League place for Lyon as they came back from conceding the opening goal to beat Nice 3-2 as Les Aiglons finished outside the European places.

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Bordeaux snatch last European place

Martin Braithwaite was among the scorers as Girondins de Bordeaux won 4-0 at relegated FC Metz on the last day of the season to steal the final European berth.

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Marseille miss out

Olympique de Marseille finished the season with a 2-1 win over Amiens SC, but it was not enough for a top-three finish.

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Caen safe with PSG draw

History repeated itself for SM Caen as the Normandy club once again held Paris Saint-Germain on the final day to secure Ligue 1 Conforama survival.

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Lopes on fire as Monaco seal second

Rony Lopes scored twice (22′, 71′) as AS Monaco secured second place – and with it automatic UEFA Champions League qualification – with a 3-0 win at ESTAC Troyes.

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Hamouma heroics not enough for ASSE

Romain Hamouma’s hat-trick helped Saint-Etienne crush Lille 5-0 but Les Verts came up just short of a European finish.

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Rennes draw to claim fifth

Stade Rennais FC secured fifth place and UEFA Europa League football next season with a 1-1 draw at home to Montpellier Hérault SC on the final day of the campaign on Saturday.

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Falcao back for Monaco

Radamel Falcao could feature for the first time in three Ligue 1 Conforama matches with the AS Monaco captain in the squad travelling to Troyes for Saturday’s season finale.

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Dijon finish with a flourish

Julio Tavares’ second-half strike ensured Dijon FCO ended a successful campaign on a high note with a 2-1 win over Angers SCO in Saturday’s Ligue 1 Conforama finale.

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Can OM snatch podium place after final agony?

Olympique de Marseille must put their Europa League final agony behind them quickly as they host Amiens SC at the Orange Vélodrome needing a win to keep their podium hopes alive.

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Season finale is a real final for OL and Nice

Olympique Lyonnais will attempt to secure Champions League football on the final day, while Nice will be attempting to put the seal on a Europa League spot at Groupama Stadium.

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Caen nervous as champions PSG arrive

With Paris Saint-Germain having wrapped up the title, relegation-haunted SM Caen will be hoping the new Ligue 1 Conforama champions go easy on them when the pair meet in Saturday’s season finale.

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