French Ligue 1

Thomas Tuchel did not expect a free-flowing Paris Saint-Germain display against Reims but was satisfied with his team’s display as the Ligue 1 leaders booked their place in the Coupe de la Ligue final. PSG were 3-0 winners at Stade Auguste-Delaune on Wednesday, with Marquinhos opening the scoring prior to a Ghislain Konan own goal – substitute Nianzou Kouassi
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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 Saint-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 coach Robert Moreno, hit back with
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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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Manchester City celebrated winning the 2018-19 Premier League title after a thrilling back and forth battle with Liverpool throughout the season. Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany reflects on his side’s path to a second consecutive Premier League title, and the competition they faced from Liverpool. (edited) A comprehensive list of all the possible European qualifiers
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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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