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Football: Di Maria sends PSG level with Monaco

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Paris (AFP) – Angel Di Maria scored a brace to keep Paris Saint-Germain hot on Ligue 1 leaders Monaco’s heels with a 2-0 win at Angers on Friday.

The Argentina international showed his class with one sublime and another clinical finish as PSG moved level on points at the top of the table.

Football: Di Maria sends PSG level with Monaco

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Paris (AFP) – Angel Di Maria scored a brace to keep Paris Saint-Germain hot on Ligue 1 leaders Monaco’s heels with a 2-0 win at Angers on Friday.

The Argentina international showed his class with one sublime and another clinical finish as PSG moved level on points at the top of the table.

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Last Wednesday, FC Barcelona beat PSG in the second leg at home in the Camp Nou to advance in the Champions League. Barca features three of the soccer's best attacking players Messi, Neymar, and Suarez and, before the first game, they were expected to advance past the Parisians. Then, Barca went and lost the first leg by four goals.

PSG boss gets ‘full support’ despite Barca horror show

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery received the “full and entire support” of the club’s demanding Qatari owners on Friday despite presiding over their 6-1 Champions League humiliation at Barcelona.

“Unai has the qualities in which we believe. He has my full and entire support,” PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi told Le Parisien newspaper.

PSG boss gets ‘full support’ despite Barca horror show

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery received the “full and entire support” of the club’s demanding Qatari owners on Friday despite presiding over their 6-1 Champions League humiliation at Barcelona.

“Unai has the qualities in which we believe. He has my full and entire support,” PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi told Le Parisien newspaper.

PSG ‘nightmare’ as head coach battles for survival

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Barcelona (AFP) – PSG coach Unai Emery was fighting for survival on Thursday after his side were swept away 6-1 by Barcelona in a Champions League rout described as a “nightmare” and a “humiliation”.

The Spaniard had been hailed as a tactical genius last month when his French champions stunned mighty Barca 4-0 in Paris in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

PSG ‘nightmare’ as head coach battles for survival

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Barcelona (AFP) – PSG coach Unai Emery was fighting for survival on Thursday after his side were swept away 6-1 by Barcelona in a Champions League rout described as a “nightmare” and a “humiliation”.

The Spaniard had been hailed as a tactical genius last month when his French champions stunned mighty Barca 4-0 in Paris in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

PSG ‘nightmare’ as head coach battles for survival

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Barcelona (AFP) – PSG coach Unai Emery was fighting for survival on Thursday after his side were swept away 6-1 by Barcelona in a Champions League rout described as a “nightmare” and a “humiliation”.

The Spaniard had been hailed as a tactical genius last month when his French champions stunned mighty Barca 4-0 in Paris in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

PSG ‘nightmare’ as head coach battles for survival

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Barcelona (AFP) – PSG coach Unai Emery was fighting for survival on Thursday after his side were swept away 6-1 by Barcelona in a Champions League rout described as a “nightmare” and a “humiliation”.

The Spaniard had been hailed as a tactical genius last month when his French champions stunned mighty Barca 4-0 in Paris in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

Draxler starts for PSG against Barcelona

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has selected January signing Julian Draxler for Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League last 16 first leg against Barcelona at the Parc des Princes.

The German World Cup winner, formerly of Wolfsburg, gets the nod ahead of Lucas Moura to start on the right flank, while Angel Di Maria will play on the other side in support of Edinson Cavani.

PSG host Barcelona in Champions League last-16 first leg tie

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain host Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday with their Spanish coach Unai Emery desperate to improve his awful personal record against the Catalans.

Emery was brought to the French capital last year as the successor to Laurent Blanc in order to help take PSG to the next level in Europe after four consecutive quarter-final exits in the Champions League.

PSG host Barcelona in Champions League last-16 first leg tie

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain host Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday with their Spanish coach Unai Emery desperate to improve his awful personal record against the Catalans.

Emery was brought to the French capital last year as the successor to Laurent Blanc in order to help take PSG to the next level in Europe after four consecutive quarter-final exits in the Champions League.

Cavani, Di Maria fire PSG past Bordeaux as Barca loom

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Bordeaux (AFP) – Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria stole the show in Paris Saint Germain’s 3-0 win at Bordeaux on Friday in an ideal warm-up for next week’s Champions League clash with Barcelona.

PSG joined Monaco, who face Metz on Saturday, on 55 points at the top of Ligue 1 but remain second on goal difference.

Cavani, Di Maria fire PSG past Bordeaux as Barca loom

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Bordeaux (AFP) – Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria stole the show in Paris Saint Germain’s 3-0 win at Bordeaux on Friday in an ideal warm-up for next week’s Champions League clash with Barcelona.

PSG joined Monaco, who face Metz on Saturday, on 55 points at the top of Ligue 1 but remain second on goal difference.

Holders PSG, Marseille set for Ligue 1 French Cup clashes

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Paris (AFP) Holders Paris Saint-Germain and last year's runners-up Marseille were drawn Monday against Ligue 1 rivals in the French Cup round of 32, taking on Bastia and Toulouse respectively.

PSG and Marseille are the most titled clubs in the competition with ten titles each with the Parisians beating their rivals who last won in 1989 4-2 to claim a second-straight crown last season.

In-form Cavani gifts PSG win at Nancy

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Paris (AFP) Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani scored again as Paris Saint-Germain overcame a determined display from Ligue 1 strugglers Nancy to win 2-1 on Saturday and move into second place.

Lucas' free-kick gave the reigning champions a 13th-minute lead at the Stade Marcel-Picot with Cavani contributing his league-leading ninth goal shortly after on the artificial surface.

In-form Cavani gifts PSG win at Nancy

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Paris (AFP) Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani scored again as Paris Saint-Germain overcame a determined display from Ligue 1 strugglers Nancy to win 2-1 on Saturday and move into second place.

Lucas' free-kick gave the reigning champions a 13th-minute lead at the Stade Marcel-Picot with Cavani contributing his league-leading ninth goal shortly after on the artificial surface.

Clinical Cavani leads PSG, Monaco hit seven at Metz

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Paris (AFP) Edinson Cavani was at his clinical best on Saturday with a first-half brace as Paris Saint-Germain eased to a 2-0 victory over Bordeaux, while Monaco thrashed Metz 7-0 to return to the top of Ligue 1.

The oft-maligned Cavani struck twice in the first half-hour at the Parc des Princes as PSG built on their midweek Champions League win away to Ludogorets in Bulgaria and got back on track domestically.

Clinical Cavani leads PSG, Monaco hit seven at Metz

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Paris (AFP) Edinson Cavani was at his clinical best on Saturday with a first-half brace as Paris Saint-Germain eased to a 2-0 victory over Bordeaux, while Monaco thrashed Metz 7-0 to return to the top of Ligue 1.

The oft-maligned Cavani struck twice in the first half-hour at the Parc des Princes as PSG built on their midweek Champions League win away to Ludogorets in Bulgaria and got back on track domestically.

Clinical Cavani leads PSG to comfortable win

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Paris (AFP) The oft-maligned Edinson Cavani was at his clinical best on Saturday with a first-half brace to help champions Paris Saint-Germain ease to a 2-0 victory over Bordeaux in Ligue 1.

Cavani struck twice in the first half-hour at the Parc des Princes as PSG built on their midweek Champions League win away to Ludogorets in Bulgaria and got back on track domestically.

Clinical Cavani leads PSG to comfortable win

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Paris (AFP) The oft-maligned Edinson Cavani was at his clinical best on Saturday with a first-half brace to help champions Paris Saint-Germain ease to a 2-0 victory over Bordeaux in Ligue 1.

Cavani struck twice in the first half-hour at the Parc des Princes as PSG built on their midweek Champions League win away to Ludogorets in Bulgaria and got back on track domestically.

Ben Arfa remains out in PSG cold

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Paris (AFP) Marquee signing Hatem Ben Arfa's future at Paris Saint-Germain looks increasingly precarious after coach Unai Emery left him out of the match-day squad for the fourth time in a row.

France international Ben Arfa lit up Ligue 1 with Nice last season after his career stalled during a five-year spell in England.

Ben Arfa again stranded on PSG sidelines

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Paris (AFP) Hatem Ben Arfa's future at Paris Saint-Germain looks increasingly bleak after the France international winger was again left out of the squad by coach Unai Emery for Ligue 1 action on Tuesday.

Champions PSG take on newly promoted Dijon at the Parc des Princes lying three points shy of early Ligue 1 pacesetters Monaco, who host second-placed Nice on Wednesday.

PSG’s Emery with all to prove in Champions League

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Paris (AFP) Unai Emery arrived in France with a reputation as one of Europe's brightest coaching talents, but he admits that he has moved out of his "comfort zone" by taking the Paris Saint-Germain job.

The 44-year-old Spaniard leads the French giants into their Champions League opener against Arsenal at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday knowing the outcome could prove crucial in determining who wins Group A.

PSG’s Emery with all to prove in Champions League

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Paris (AFP) Unai Emery arrived in France with a reputation as one of Europe's brightest coaching talents, but he admits that he has moved out of his "comfort zone" by taking the Paris Saint-Germain job.

The 44-year-old Spaniard leads the French giants into their Champions League opener against Arsenal at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday knowing the outcome could prove crucial in determining who wins Group A.

Emery looking for PSG to bounce back, minus Luiz

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Paris (AFP) Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has admitted he didn't want defender David Luiz to leave the club as the French champions prepare to host Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1 on Friday.

The Brazil centre-back was surprisingly sold back to former club Chelsea for a reported £32 million ($42.

Emery looking for PSG to bounce back, minus Luiz

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Paris (AFP) Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has admitted he didn't want defender David Luiz to leave the club as the French champions prepare to host Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1 on Friday.

The Brazil centre-back was surprisingly sold back to former club Chelsea for a reported £32 million ($42.

Coach Laurent Blanc leaves PSG – report

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Paris (AFP) Coach Laurent Blanc has left ambitious Paris Saint-Germain and will be handed 22 million euros to go on his way, the French newspaper L'Equipe said Thursday.

The departure of Blanc, whose position has looked increasingly tenuous after he failed to guide the French side beyond the Champions League quarter-finals, opens the way for Unai Emery, who has been heavily linked with the post and left Sevilla earlier this month.

Coach Laurent Blanc leaves PSG – report

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Paris (AFP) Coach Laurent Blanc has left ambitious Paris Saint-Germain and will be handed 22 million euros to go on his way, the French newspaper L'Equipe said Thursday.

The departure of Blanc, whose position has looked increasingly tenuous after he failed to guide the French side beyond the Champions League quarter-finals, opens the way for Unai Emery, who has been heavily linked with the post and left Sevilla earlier this month.

Tuesday Kickoff: Morata, PSG and more

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The defending UEFA Champions League holders are expected to bring back one Serie A's top strikers, at least temporarily, while the reigning Ligue 1 champions are expected to make a coaching change.

Real Madrid is prepared to bring back Alvaro Morata with the hopes of then selling the 23-year-old forward for a profit, saysJuventusgeneral manager Beppe Marotta.

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Emery’s PSG battle tactics make some in Spain happy

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Fuenterrabia (Spain) (AFP) – A proud Basque, Unai Emery takes part every year in his home town’s commemorations of a famous victory over the French, but on Wednesday he will be very much in the French camp.

The Spanish coach’s Paris Saint-Germain take on Barcelona in the Champions League with an unbelievable 4-0 lead after Emery’s battle tactics pulled off one of the biggest shocks of the competition in the last 16, first leg.

Emery’s PSG battle tactics make some in Spain happy

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Fuenterrabia (Spain) (AFP) – A proud Basque, Unai Emery takes part every year in his home town’s commemorations of a famous victory over the French, but on Wednesday he will be very much in the French camp.

The Spanish coach’s Paris Saint-Germain take on Barcelona in the Champions League with an unbelievable 4-0 lead after Emery’s battle tactics pulled off one of the biggest shocks of the competition in the last 16, first leg.

PSG’s Emery has poor record against Barcelona

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has managed teams against Barcelona 23 times since 2007. Here is the size of his challenge in five figures as his side prepare to take on the Spanish superstars in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday:

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Emery, who moved from Sevilla last year and has also coached Lorca, Almeria, Valencia and Spartak Moscow, has won just once against Barcelona, lost 16 times and drawn six.

PSG’s Emery has poor record against Barcelona

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has managed teams against Barcelona 23 times since 2007. Here is the size of his challenge in five figures as his side prepare to take on the Spanish superstars in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday:

1 win

Emery, who moved from Sevilla last year and has also coached Lorca, Almeria, Valencia and Spartak Moscow, has won just once against Barcelona, lost 16 times and drawn six.

Patchy PSG must do better, admits coach Emery

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Paris (AFP) Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery acknowledged that his team are not yet up to the standard expected of serious Champions League contenders despite their 3-0 win over Basel on Wednesday.

Goals from Angel Di Maria, Lucas and Edinson Cavani, with a late penalty, gave PSG an ultimately comfortable victory that keeps them on course to qualify for the last 16 from Group A.

Ten-man PSG stunned at Toulouse

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Paris (AFP) Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier was sent off against his old club as Paris Saint-Germain slumped to a 2-0 defeat away at Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Friday.

Aurier was shown a second yellow card for conceding a penalty that Yann Bodiger converted early in the second half to put Toulouse in front at Le Stadium.

Ten-man PSG stunned at Toulouse

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Paris (AFP) Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier was sent off against his old club as Paris Saint-Germain slumped to a 2-0 defeat away at Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Friday.

Aurier was shown a second yellow card for conceding a penalty that Yann Bodiger converted early in the second half to put Toulouse in front at Le Stadium.

Guardiola, Ancelotti begin European quest with new clubs

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Paris (AFP) AFP Sports looks ahead to Tuesday's opening round of group matches in the Champions League as Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City kick off their respective European campaigns (all kick-offs 1945 GMT):

Group A

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Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) v Arsenal (ENG)

Under-pressure PSG coach Unai Emery makes his Champions League bow with his new charges after leading Sevilla to three consecutive Europa League titles.

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Sevilla vs. Atletico Madrid predicted lineups and preview

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In a division that's long been dominated by a couple of teams, it's refreshing to see some new names battling it out at the top of La Liga.

Atletico Madrid, of course, have been in the mix at the summit of the table for more than three years now, forcefully challenging the duopoly of Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Sevilla vs. Atletico Madrid predicted lineups and preview

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In a division that's long been dominated by a couple of teams, it's refreshing to see some new names battling it out at the top of La Liga.

Atletico Madrid, of course, have been in the mix at the summit of the table for more than three years now, forcefully challenging the duopoly of Real Madrid and Barcelona.