Monaco begins final Ligue 1 push

April 4, 2003
By Francois Thomazeau
PARIS, April 4 (Reuters) - With seven matches remaining in the season, Ligue 1 leaders Monaco begin their final sprint for the title when they meet Nice in a Riviera derby at the weekend.

On paper Didier Deschamps' team look favourites to win Sunday's match in the principality as Nice, who were surprise leaders for much of the early season, are without a win in their last six matches.

'We're in the final sprint,' said Monaco defender Jose Pierre-Fanfan. 'It's a little like ...

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