In Wednesday night's second Coupe de la Ligue semi-final, Sebastian Squillaci takes on Dimitar Berbatov in a mini North London derby
Djibril Cisse may have found the net for Bastia against Quevilly, but it wasn't enough for the Ligue 1 club to stop a giant-killing
After struggling for time and appearances in the league, former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse scored as Bastia beat Rennes 3-1 in the Coupe de la Ligue.
With a number of players out injured, Yohan Cabaye is set for a run in the PSG midfield, and that could reduce the chance of a move away.
Patrick Vieira has defended Claude Makelele on twitter, but the Arsenal legend has got this one wrong.
Bastia have decided to end Claude Makelele's tenure as first-team coach of the club. They sit 19th, with two wins in 12 games.
After serving a one-game suspension, El-Hadji Ba is back to star in the Bastia midfield. His side are 18th in Ligue 1 after an inconsistent start.
Here are some of the best things to watch for in this first week's action in Ligue 1.
Joao Rodriguez is moving to Bastia on loan to work under former Chelsea midfielder Claude Makelele.
Claude Makelele wants to lure the Swede to Bastia, courtesy of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's praise for his international teammate.
Sebastien Squillaci became something of a cult comedy hero at Arsenal. But last night he was simply a hero for SC Bastia.
Lille needed a win to secure qualification for the Champions League, but a late goal for Bastia spoiled the party for the away side.