Paris-Roubaix myths, incredible Benzema, Toulouse as a champion … Sports Weekend Tops and Flops

Opinion- Paris-Roubaix, Royal Benzema, Toulouse as a champion, the myth of PSG-OM on cardboard … Discover the top and flop of the Figaro Sports category.

Dylan van Baar, the epic hero of Paris-Roubaix

For the first time in Peloton’s wealthiest team: Dutchman Dylan van Baar won the Paris-Roubaix on Sunday, giving Ineos his first victory as a record-breaking classic queen. Van Barr was rewarded with a race-led drum that hit the drums in the sun at nearly 46km / h. Two weeks after finishing second on the Flanders Tour, he dominated his favorites. Belgian champion Wout van Aert (2nd) and Swiss Stefan K√ľng (3rd) have resigned to compete for second in 1’47. Unexpectedly, it wasn’t Mathieu van der Poel (9th) who signed the seventh Dutch victory in history, but Van Baar, a solid 29-year-old rider awaiting the dedication. Last year, he won the silver medal at the World Cup behind Julian Alaphilippe. As soon as the lines crossed at the old Rube Racecourse, the Dutch fell into the arms of his team’s boss, Dave Brailsford. Since 2010, Peloton’s wealthiest British formation (formerly Sky) has failed on the Paris-Roubaix cobblestones, despite leader Bradley Wiggins’ attempts at twilight in his career.

King Karim Benzema of Madrid

French International has re-worn the costume of Real Madrid’s Messiah. Five days after qualifying for the world’s largest club in the Champions League semi-finals with Chelsea, Karim Benzema did it again this Sunday. With 32 shocksWhen On LaLiga Day, “KB9” brought Real victory over Sevilla in 1992When Cold-blooded goal (3-2). Karim Benzema is at the top of LaLiga’s scoring chart with 25 goals this season. The final winner of the Nations League with Bruce scored … 39 goals in 39 games played from 2021 to 2022, including 12 in the Champions League. monster. He also has 12 assists, plans to raise a trophy in LaLiga, and continues to compete in the Champions League after winning the Super Copade Espana. A special season that positions him as a big favorite to win the next Ballon d’Or.

Toulouse, the awakening of the champion

The incident seemed to have embarked badly. The European champion (and his five-star jersey) was released in 16 rounds, which would have been dirty. And Antoine Dupont, again he stood up to register for a test of victory over Stade Toulousain’s Ulster in Belfast (23-30). Rouge Enoir, beaten by Ernest-Wallon on the first leg (after playing 70 minutes on 20-26, 14), reacted like a champion and was able to celebrate his position as the European Rugby flagship team. rice field. Small differences that make a difference.

Tsitsipas, Prince of Monaco

Ilie Nastase, Bjorn Borg, Guillermo Vilas, Thomas Muster, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Rafael Nadal … Only six players were able to tame the Monte-Carlo Tournament twice in a row. .. Tsitsipas, who won the final of Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in Spain, had two sets, 6-3 and 7-6. A victory that confirms the Greeks’ desire for clay, the surface on which he grew up. Roland Garros’ final finalist, he will ideally begin preparing for the French Open 2022 by winning the Principality after specifically eliminating Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals on Saturday.

Our flop

Cardboard PSG-OM

We were expecting a real shock during oneer And 2When And nothing happened. In total, the target showed 4 shots and the second only a total of 2 shots (all for OM). Therefore, it is difficult to get absorbed in front of the provided sight in the atmosphere of the cathedral where cheering strikes are held at the corner of Autuille. The first tactical, this poster lost spectators due to numerous outages and multiple obstacles (28). An unforgettable meeting with a small winner.

Bordeaux hits the bottom of the rock but still digs

Bordeaux once again completely cracked on the grass booed by his supporters as Olympique Lyonnais fell into an internal crisis, scoring a total of six goals on Sunday afternoon. Pathetic. Catastrophic. It’s a big change for a club that is suffering and heading straight downhill. The first goal was awarded after 20 minutes of play. The fourth goal following the kick-off of the second period. A further 6-1 defeat away from home, the Girondins remained in 19th place in League One, a little closer to League 2.