LIVESTREAM: France – Marseilles Blue Stars @Thonon Black Panthers, Sat. April 20, 7p EDT (1p CEDT)

In one is shaping up to be the biggest game of the year in France, the undefeated Thonon Black Panthers (6-0) will play host to the 6-1 Marseilles Blue Stars in Thonon-les-Bains, France, Saturday, April 20.

Thonon handed the Blue Stars their only loss of the season, downing them 20-18 in Marseille.

There are tons of storylines for this one.

The two teams boast the best records in France. The Black Panthers lead the French league with a 6-0 record and have outscored opponents 238-35. Marseille tops all teams in points with 249 while allowing 57.

Thonon quarterback Clark Evans leads the league in rushing with 526 yards and is the seventh leading passer with 753 yards and 12 TDs. His arsenal includes running back Kasper Wedberg (259 yds rushing, 5 TDs) along with receivers Jefferson Alexandre (189 yds receiving, 2 TDs) and Damien Di Cursi (139 yds, 1 TD).

Marseille QB Chase Burton tops the passing yardage charts after leading his team to a 6-1 record and throwing for 1,731 yards and a league-best 22 TDs in four games His leading receivers are Rudy Dumar (379 yds) and Hadrien Lynda (387 yds). The Blue Stars have rushed for a total of 530 yards as a team in seven games.

This game is for first place and will likely determine home field advantage in the playoffs.

Watch the game live here. Marseilles Blue Stars @Thonon Black Panthers, Sat. April 20, 7p EDT (1p CEDT)

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