This weekend saw the opening set of matches in the Championnat National and there was a big shock in Group D, as Monaco were beaten by Montpellier on home turf.
Paris (not Paris St Germain) got off to the perfect start by beating Amiens AC 5-1 and taking an early lead at the top of the table on goal difference.
Lens and Lille was a match to watch out for and it finished 3-0 to the away side, Lille. Paris St Germain’s U19s won 2-0 at Racing Club to get their season off to a positive start as they remain as one of the favourites for the title this season.
Caen 1-1 Le Havre, PSG 2-0 Racing Club, Arras 2-2 Valenciennes, Drancy 1-1 Amiens, Lens 0-3 Lille, Avranches 0-1 Quevilly, Amiens AC 1-5 Paris.
Strasbourg had a wonderful start as they beat La Chapelle by seven goals.
Last season’s group winners Auxerre also got off to a winning start against Epinal, while there were also wins for Metz and Sochaux.
Nancy 2-3 Sochaux, Reims 1-2 Metz, Evian 4-0 Troyes, Mulhouse 0-1 Dijon, Epinal 0-2 Auxerre, La Chapelle 0-7 Strasbourg.
Nantes, last seasons group winners and eventual runners up, started where they left off by thrashing Niort 5-1.
There were no big shocks in Group C this weekend as Rennes, Guingamp and Brest all won their respective fixtures.
Angers 0-1 Rennes, Nantes 5-1 Niort, Stade Laval 3-2 Chateauroux, Lorient 0-1 Tours, Guingamp 2-0 Colomiers, Bayonne 0-2 Brest.
Last season’s competition champions Monaco lost 2-1 to Montpellier to form a miserable start to their season, you can watch highlights below.
Clermont 3-1 Nice, Toulouse 4-1 Ajaccio, Saint Etienne 4-0 Gallia Lucciana, Le Puy 5-0 Andrezieux, Bastia 3-3 Nimes, Monaco 1-2 Montpellier, Cannes 0-0 Lyon.