French Ligue 1

1:38 PM ET PARIS, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Olympique de Marseille’s remote chances of challenging Paris St Germain for the Ligue 1 title took a knock on Saturday when they were held to a goalless draw at home by Angers. The result left the Provence side in second place with 42 points from 21 games,
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Giannis and the Bucks arrive in Paris for Hornets game, stopping for a tour of PSG’s stadium. Julien Laurens addresses Kylian Mbappe’s comments about Liverpool’s Premier League run. Julien Laurens says there are several factors pushing Edinson Cavani to Spain over England. Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother Thanasis got to play keep-ups on the Parc
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Nantes will give a tribute to former player Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash in the English Channel a year ago on Tuesday. Nantes have unveiled an Argentina-style shirt in memory of the late Emiliano Sala, who died one year ago on Tuesday. The Argentinian, who was 28 and had just signed for
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Ale Moreno and Shaka Hislop are confused by Neymar’s reported willingness to stay at PSG after early turmoil. Julien Laurens says PSG aren’t ready to play Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Mauro Icardi and Angel Di Maria together. The FC guys pick the best UCL comeback from Roma-Barca, Barca-PSG, Tottenham-Ajax and Liverpool-Barca. Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel
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Ale Moreno and Shaka Hislop are confused by Neymar’s reported willingness to stay at PSG after early turmoil. Julien Laurens thinks Thomas Tuchel’s attempt to show authority with Kylian Mbappe may have backfired. Arsenal have spoken with Paris Saint-Germain’s Layvin Kurzawa but are not the only European club interested in the left-back, sources have told
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Julien Laurens says PSG aren’t ready to play Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Mauro Icardi and Angel Di Maria together. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley doesn’t believe Neymar and Liverpool are a good fit whatsoever. Craig Burley says Thomas Tuchel’s man-management issues could dash PSG’s Champions League ambitions. Neymar wants to pledge his future to Paris Saint-Germain, sources
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5:09 PM ET Paris Saint-Germain secured a convincing 4-1 victory at Monaco in a rescheduled game to open an eight-point lead at the top of the Ligue 1 standings on Wednesday. Three days after the sides drew 3-3 at the Parc des Princes, Kylian Mbappe scored twice, Neymar netted a penalty and second-half substitute Pablo
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5:15 PM ET PARIS, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Paris St Germain’s defensive shortcomings were exposed as Monaco snapped the champions’ Ligue 1 winning streak in a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Parc des Princes on Sunday. Neymar opened the scoring for the leaders, but Monaco, who were playing their first Ligue 1 game under new
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1:36 PM ET PARIS, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Olympique Lyonnais made a provisional leap up the Ligue 1 standings when Maxwel Cornet scored and set up their second goal in a 2-1 win at Girondins de Bordeaux on Saturday. Cornet cancelled out Jimmy Briand’s early opener after the break and set up Moussa Dembele for
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Antoine Kombouare was sacked by Toulouse following their Coupe de France elimination. Toulouse sacked coach Antoine Kombouare on Sunday after Saturday’s humiliating 1-0 Coupe de France round of 64 defeat to amateur side Saint-Pryve-Saint-Hilaire extended the club’s worst-ever run of form. The 56-year-old, who oversaw two wins from his first three matches in charge before
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African footballers are ubiquitous in almost all of the world’s biggest leagues, with the continent’s players still one of the greatest contributions to global sport. In 2019, some have been among the top performers in their respective divisions, setting the standard for African players abroad. Here, ESPN’s Ed Dove picks out the outstanding African talent
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