Ligue 1: Leaders face champions

January 8, 2004
By Jean-Paul Couret
Leaders Monaco host defending champions Lyon on Friday night as Ligue 1 resumes following its winter break.

The highlight of the weekend's fixtures comes on Friday at the Stade Louis II but there is a full program on Saturday with a number of intriguing clashes in store.

Monaco are seven points clear of second-placed Lyon and a win for the hosts would represent a significant step towards them winning their first league title since 2000.

But Lyon, who are France`s ...

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