April 17, 2024

Canal+, the sad end

Aspen channel. As the main broadcaster of the Champions League, the encrypted channel is facing the prospect of having to do without a single French club in the Round of 16. This is the first time since 2002-03, when Lyon, Auxerre and Lens failed to progress beyond the group stage. PSG, the last hope on the French side, must win at Borussia Dortmund this Wednesday evening if they…

Aspen channel. As the main broadcaster of the Champions League, the encrypted channel is facing the prospect of having to do without a single French club in the Round of 16. This is the first time since 2002-03, when Lyon, Auxerre and Lens failed to progress beyond the group stage. PSG, the last hope on the French side, must win at Borussia Dortmund this Wednesday evening if they are to progress from the group of death

For, as was the case over twenty years ago, the Sang et Or have stalled in the group stages. Nevertheless, the club consoled itself on Tuesday evening by securing its ticket to the next round.ur victory in front of their spectators. Scenes of jubilation in which the players’ children took part. HervĂ© Mathoux pointed out that this was the advantage of matches played at 6.45pm. The schedule doesn’t suit us, he added. This schedule deprives Canal+ of a prime-time match, which clearly doesn’t do the encrypted channel and its teams any favors.