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Lo Celso hits late winner for champions PSG

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Paris (AFP) – Giovani Lo Celso’s late goal gave champions Paris Saint-Germain a hard-earned 1-0 win at Bordeaux in Ligue 1 on Sunday as they stayed on course to finish their season with a clutch of records.

Argentine playmaker Lo Celso scored twice in last week’s 7-1 demolition of Monaco that secured a fifth title in six seasons for PSG, and he smashed in the only goal of the game in Bordeaux with 14 minutes remaining.

Beric double keeps Saint-Etienne run going

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Paris (AFP) – Robert Beric scored a second-half brace as Saint-Etienne came from behind to beat Troyes 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Sunday, continuing their remarkable revival since the turn of the year.

Adama Niane had given relegation-threatened Troyes the lead early on at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, but Beric headed in the home side’s equaliser in the 69th minute.

Beric double keeps Saint-Etienne run going

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Paris (AFP) – Robert Beric scored a second-half brace as Saint-Etienne came from behind to beat Troyes 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Sunday, continuing their remarkable revival since the turn of the year.

Adama Niane had given relegation-threatened Troyes the lead early on at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, but Beric headed in the home side’s equaliser in the 69th minute.

Neymar expected back in Paris in mid-May at latest

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Paris (AFP) – Brazilian superstar Neymar is expected back in Paris a month before the World Cup begins in Russia, French media reported on Sunday.

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has been recovering in his homeland since undergoing surgery on a broken bone in his foot on March 3.

Neymar expected back in Paris in mid-May at latest

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Paris (AFP) – Brazilian superstar Neymar is expected back in Paris a month before the World Cup begins in Russia, French media reported on Sunday.

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has been recovering in his homeland since undergoing surgery on a broken bone in his foot on March 3.

Marseille route Lille, Monaco toppled by Guingamp

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Paris (AFP) – Florian Thauvin and Kostas Mitroglou scored two apiece to propel Champions League hopefuls Marseille to a 5-1 thrashing of relegation-threatened Lille as 10-man Monaco came badly unstuck 3-1 at Guingamp in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

The deposed champions travelled to Guingamp anxious to draw a line under last weekend’s humiliating 7-1 thrashing by Paris Saint-Germain.

Five-star Lyon take another step towards Champions League return

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Paris (AFP) – Captain Nabil Fekir scored a superb goal as Lyon stayed on course for a return to the Champions League by romping to a 5-2 win at Dijon in Ligue 1 on Friday.

Memphis Depay, Houssem Aouar, Bertrand Traore and Maxwel Cornet were also on target for the visitors in Burgundy, as a rampant Lyon claimed a sixth consecutive league victory.

Five-star Lyon take another step towards Champions League return

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Paris (AFP) – Captain Nabil Fekir scored a superb goal as Lyon stayed on course for a return to the Champions League by romping to a 5-2 win at Dijon in Ligue 1 on Friday.

Memphis Depay, Houssem Aouar, Bertrand Traore and Maxwel Cornet were also on target for the visitors in Burgundy, as a rampant Lyon claimed a sixth consecutive league victory.

No release clause in Neymar’s PSG contract – French league

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Paris (AFP) – There can be no release clause in Neymar’s Paris Saint-Germain contract, the French league (LFP) insisted on Friday, in response to an earlier report in Spanish daily El Pais.

The article in El Pais claimed that a release clause - worth no less than 300 million euros ($368 million) but whose exact value depended on certain results - could be activated from September 1 if the Brazilian star wanted to leave PSG.

Mbappe brace as PSG seal French Cup final spot against minnows Les Herbiers

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Paris (AFP) – Kylian Mbappe struck a brace and Christopher Nkunku added a late third as Paris Saint-Germain marched into the French Cup final thanks to 3-1 win at Caen on Wednesday.

PSG travelled to the Normandy coast with the French league title already wrapped up and looking to take another step towards what would be a fourth consecutive Cup triumph - a record - if they beat third division Les Herbiers at the Stade de France on May 8.

PSG pummelling of Monaco underlines dilemma facing French game

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain’s demolition of Monaco that secured them the Ligue 1 crown on Sunday only served to highlight the challenge facing the French game as the giants from the capital leave their rivals trailing.

Last year’s champions Monaco handed over their title with five games remaining as they suffered a humiliating 7-1 defeat against PSG at the Parc des Princes, allowing the Qatar-backed club to secure the French crown for the fifth time in six seasons.

PSG pummelling of Monaco underlines dilemma facing French game

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain’s demolition of Monaco that secured them the Ligue 1 crown on Sunday only served to highlight the challenge facing the French game as the giants from the capital leave their rivals trailing.

Last year’s champions Monaco handed over their title with five games remaining as they suffered a humiliating 7-1 defeat against PSG at the Parc des Princes, allowing the Qatar-backed club to secure the French crown for the fifth time in six seasons.

PSG must keep building says Emery after French title romp

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery said the club must continue to strengthen as the French champions try to transform their dominance at home into success in the Champions League.

Angel Di Maria and Giovani Lo Celso scored twice as PSG secured a fifth Ligue 1 title in six seasons on Sunday with a 7-1 rout of last year’s champions Monaco.

PSG secure title, but thoughts already on summer of change

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Paris (France) (AFP) – It may have felt in many respects as though Paris Saint-Germain’s season ended a month ago, but this Sunday they find themselves celebrating reclaiming the French title, their second trophy in a fortnight.

While Neymar is still absent recovering from an operation on a fractured foot, Unai Emery’s side took back the Ligue 1 crown in the best possible fashion, demolishing last year’s champions Monaco.

PSG secure title, but thoughts already on summer of change

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Paris (France) (AFP) – It may have felt in many respects as though Paris Saint-Germain’s season ended a month ago, but this Sunday they find themselves celebrating reclaiming the French title, their second trophy in a fortnight.

While Neymar is still absent recovering from an operation on a fractured foot, Unai Emery’s side took back the Ligue 1 crown in the best possible fashion, demolishing last year’s champions Monaco.

PSG crush Monaco to reclaim French title

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Angel Di Maria and Giovani Lo Celso scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain secured a fifth Ligue 1 title in six seasons on Sunday with a 7-1 rout of last year’s champions Monaco.

Unai Emery’s team blew Monaco away in a first-half blitz that saw PSG score four times in 14 minutes at the Parc des Princes with with Lo Celso striking either side of goals from Edinson Cavani and Di Maria.

PSG crush Monaco to reclaim French title

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Angel Di Maria and Giovani Lo Celso scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain secured a fifth Ligue 1 title in six seasons on Sunday with a 7-1 rout of last year’s champions Monaco.

Unai Emery’s team blew Monaco away in a first-half blitz that saw PSG score four times in 14 minutes at the Parc des Princes with with Lo Celso striking either side of goals from Edinson Cavani and Di Maria.

Areola demands respect if PSG win French league

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Paris (France) (AFP) – When Paris Saint-Germain host Monaco on Sunday seeking to seal the Ligue 1 title, Alphonse Areola will be living his dream, but the young ‘keeper still faces challenges.

First, he has to keep out Monaco, who last season ended PSG’s run of four consecutive titles and this time sit second, 14 points behind with six rounds to play.

Areola demands respect if PSG win French league

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Paris (France) (AFP) – When Paris Saint-Germain host Monaco on Sunday seeking to seal the Ligue 1 title, Alphonse Areola will be living his dream, but the young ‘keeper still faces challenges.

First, he has to keep out Monaco, who last season ended PSG’s run of four consecutive titles and this time sit second, 14 points behind with six rounds to play.

Holders Real confident ahead of semi-final draw

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid will find out their semi-final opponents on Friday as they continue their bid for a third straight Champions League title, with Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Roma the only remaining challengers to their crown.

Zinedine Zidane’s men came through one of the most dramatic European ties in recent memory to reach the last four as a last-gasp Ronaldo spot-kick finally saw off a valiant Juventus on Wednesday.

PSG ready to take French title back from Monaco

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain will reclaim the French title if they beat reigning champions and current second-placed side Monaco at the Parc des Princes in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

The Qatar-backed Parisians lead Monaco by 14 points with six games to go, meaning they are on the brink of a fifth title in six seasons, despite having to cope without the injured Neymar for more than a month now.

PSG ready to take French title back from Monaco

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain will reclaim the French title if they beat reigning champions and current second-placed side Monaco at the Parc des Princes in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

The Qatar-backed Parisians lead Monaco by 14 points with six games to go, meaning they are on the brink of a fifth title in six seasons, despite having to cope without the injured Neymar for more than a month now.

Arsenal survive Moscow scare to reach Europa League semis

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Arsenal survived a scare as they progressed to the last four of the Europa League on Thursday after coming back to draw 2-2 with CSKA Moscow in Russia.

Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin scored for CSKA to set Arsenal nerves jangling in the Russian capital, as the hosts looked to overturn a 4-1 deficit from the first leg.

PSG to fall foul of UEFA’s FFP investigation – report

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Free-spending French giants Paris Saint-Germain are set to face UEFA sanctions for breaches of Financial Fair Play (FFP), according to a report by the British Financial Times on Wednesday that claims PSG “overstated” sponsorship contracts to the tune of 200 million euros.

PSG to fall foul of UEFA’s FFP investigation – report

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Paris (France) (AFP) – Free-spending French giants Paris Saint-Germain are set to face UEFA sanctions for breaches of Financial Fair Play (FFP), according to a report by the British Financial Times on Wednesday that claims PSG “overstated” sponsorship contracts to the tune of 200 million euros.

PSG seem set to bet on unproven Tuchel

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Paris (AFP) – Thomas Tuchel is not a big-name coach, he has won few trophies and has never managed a squad of stars, but French and German media agree that he will probably succeed Unai Emery at Paris Saint-Germain.

The German website SportBuzzer reports that the 44-year-old Bavarian has already signed a two-year contract.

PSG seem set to bet on unproven Tuchel

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Paris (AFP) – Thomas Tuchel is not a big-name coach, he has won few trophies and has never managed a squad of stars, but French and German media agree that he will probably succeed Unai Emery at Paris Saint-Germain.

The German website SportBuzzer reports that the 44-year-old Bavarian has already signed a two-year contract.

Aubameyang takes centre stage as injury sidelines Salah

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Paris (AFP) – The absence of injured Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah allowed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to steal the limelight among the African stars in Europe at the weekend.

He scored his sixth goal in eighth appearances for Arsenal since moving from Borussia Dortmund as they shaded Southampton 3-2 in a fiery English Premier League clash.

Aubameyang takes centre stage as injury sidelines Salah

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Paris (AFP) – The absence of injured Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah allowed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to steal the limelight among the African stars in Europe at the weekend.

He scored his sixth goal in eighth appearances for Arsenal since moving from Borussia Dortmund as they shaded Southampton 3-2 in a fiery English Premier League clash.

Depay stars again as Lyon leapfrog Marseille in Champions League race

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Paris (AFP) – Memphis Depay continued his hot streak of form as Lyon won 5-0 at Metz on Sunday to climb above Marseille as the two sides fight it out for Champions League qualification in France.

The Dutchman scored one goal and set up the other four, with Lyon claiming a fourth consecutive win to move into third place in Ligue 1 above Marseille, who could only draw 0-0 with Montpellier in the late game.

Depay stars again as Lyon leapfrog Marseille in Champions League race

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Paris (AFP) – Memphis Depay continued his hot streak of form as Lyon won 5-0 at Metz on Sunday to climb above Marseille as the two sides fight it out for Champions League qualification in France.

The Dutchman scored one goal and set up the other four, with Lyon claiming a fourth consecutive win to move into third place in Ligue 1 above Marseille, who could only draw 0-0 with Montpellier in the late game.

Depay stars again as Lyon boost Champions League bid

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Paris (AFP) – Memphis Depay continued his hot streak of form as Lyon turned up the pressure in the fight for Champions League qualification in France with a 5-0 win at bottom side Metz on Sunday.

The Dutchman scored one goal and set up the other four, with Lyon claiming a fourth consecutive win to climb up into third place in Ligue 1 above Marseille.

Depay stars again as Lyon boost Champions League bid

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Paris (AFP) – Memphis Depay continued his hot streak of form as Lyon turned up the pressure in the fight for Champions League qualification in France with a 5-0 win at bottom side Metz on Sunday.

The Dutchman scored one goal and set up the other four, with Lyon claiming a fourth consecutive win to climb up into third place in Ligue 1 above Marseille.

Longchamp reopens after 150 million makeover

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Paris (AFP) – French racing’s flagship track Longchamp reopened for business Sunday after a two year 150 million euros ($185mn) makeover.

The historic home of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe to the west of the French capital now boasts a futuristic streamlined grandstand to replace two dated 1960s structures.

Longchamp reopens after 150 million makeover

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Paris (AFP) – French racing’s flagship track Longchamp reopened for business Sunday after a two year 150 million euros ($185mn) makeover.

The historic home of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe to the west of the French capital now boasts a futuristic streamlined grandstand to replace two dated 1960s structures.

Falcao inspires Monaco to victory over Nantes

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Paris (AFP) – Radamel Falcao starred as Monaco strengthed their grip on second place in Ligue 1 with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Nantes in the principality on Saturday.

Captain Falcao scored one and created another as reigning champions Monaco moved eight points clear of third-placed Marseille, although they remain 14 points behind champions elect Paris Saint-Germain.

Champions League – who’s saying what

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Paris (AFP) – Who’s saying what after Wednesday’s night of Champions League action which saw Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-0 and Barcelona see off Roma 4-1 in their quarter-final, first leg ties:

“The first half was brilliant. It was how football should look. We knew about the quality of City but also about our quality as well.

Balotelli trolls PSG before Ligue 1 showdown

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Paris (AFP) – “Money allows you to buy great players but not a team,” Mario Balotelli said on French television before his team, Nice, played high-spending Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Balotelli mocked PSG for their elimination by Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.

Balotelli trolls PSG before Ligue 1 showdown

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Paris (AFP) – “Money allows you to buy great players but not a team,” Mario Balotelli said on French television before his team, Nice, played high-spending Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Balotelli mocked PSG for their elimination by Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.

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Ligue 1: Paris Saint-Germain Batter Monaco 7-1 To Regain Title In Paris (Photos & Video)

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While Manchester United were handing the Premier League title to Manchester City on Sunday, Paris Saint-Germain were winning the Ligue 1 title for themselves, courtesy of a scintillating 7-1 demolition of Monaco at theParc des Princes.

The hosts utterly pulverised defending champions Monaco, with the Argentine duo of Giovani lo Celso and Angel Di Maria both netting a brace, with Edinson Cavani and Julian Draxler also getting on the scoresheet.