Christophe Dugarry took very little pleasure in following the 12th day of Ligue 1. Between Friday and Sunday evening, our consultant often found it long in front of his television. He got annoyed by it in Rothen ignites this Monday on RMC.
He almost fell asleep several times in front of his screen. Like many viewers, Christophe Dugarry was particularly disappointed by the spectacle offered in the four corners of France during the twelfth day of Ligue 1. Between Montpellier-Nice on Friday (0-0) and Lens-OM on Sunday evening (1-0), there were very few enjoyable matches during the weekend. The 1998 world champion was annoyed in Rothen ignites this Monday on RMC.
“We have to open our eyes,” said Duga. “If it is explained to me that League 1 is good, I would like to see some matches. THE Lens-OM Sunday evening (1-0) was just cataclysmic. It was an absolute purge. I also had Le Havre-Monaco (0-0), horrible. I saw Montpellier-Nice (0-0), I think they could have played four and a half hours, they would never have scored a goal. They looked into each other’s eyes. We wondered if they were going to end up making love, a little stolen kiss or something, no nothing at all. It was just horrible.”
“We talked so much about intensity, and in fact, in certain matches, I saw it. Not much, during Reims-PSG for example (0-3). But everything else, it lacked intensity and quality. I look at our championship and the team compositions, it’s been going on for several years, we are more than ever a championship of second knives. With players who are second knives. Apart from the chance to having Kylian Mbappé and some great internationals at Paris Saint-Germain, all the other experienced players are expected to evolve at one time or another in a slightly tougher championship and teams.”
“If there is a clown willing to pay a billion euros…”
And Dugarry continued on our national championship: “It’s an absolute purge. When I watched Rennes-Lyon (0-1), it was horrible. In Lyon, friend Cherki, his match was an absolute shame . I have never seen a boy walk so much. Not a sprint, not a change of speed, nothing. It was a purge. Nothing happens. So we brought three Italian coaches (Gennaro Gattuso at OM , Fabio Grosso at OM and Francesco Farioli at Nice). They have never shone with their offensive play. I hope that will change. I say to myself why not. We have a Spanish coach at Paris Saint-Germain ( Luis Enrique), who arrives with lots of good intentions and good ideas. For the moment, I don’t see the collective game either. It’s saved by individuals. Rennes, there is the squad for , but we must recognize that for the moment, it is not working and that Genesio has not found the right formula.”
“There are a lot of coaches who have no right to complain because the numbers are correct to be able to offer another type of football. Our championship demonstrates certain limits, financial, technical… But I think there is when same way to do much better in enthusiasm, in desire. We have young players who are capable of showing something else. Are these the instructions of the coaches? I don’t know. I don’t don’t even dare imagine it for a single second… (…) The guy who decided to sell Ligue 1 for a billion euros, he’s severely burned out. If there’s a clown ready to pay a billion euros to watch these purges, weekend after weekend, I can’t believe it. My arms are falling!”