Uruguayan international striker Edinson Cavani scored his second goal in as many games since being restored to the Paris Saint-Germain line-up as PSG reached the last 16 of the French Cup on Wednesday with a 2-1 win over Bordeaux.
Paris Saint-Germain`s attacking duo Ezequiel Lavezzi and Edinson Cavani, who missed the Ligue 1 side`s recent training camp in Morocco, have received financial and sporting sanctions from the club, coach Laurent Blanc said Sunday.
Attacking duo Ezequiel Lavezzi and Edinson Cavani finally returned to the Paris Saint-Germain training ground on Friday afternoon after missing their team`s first training session of 2015, an AFP journalist reported.
English giants Arsenal are leading the race to sign Edinson Cavani from French heavyweights Paris Saint Germain. According to reports, Cavani will cost the Gunners a whooping GBP 50m. Cavani has said to have fallen out with manager Laurent Blanc and is seeking an exit from the club. A move abroad will excite Cavani especially the Premier League.
An early goal by Guingamp`s Jeremy Pied was enough to hand champions Paris St Germain their first loss of the French Ligue 1 season, leaving Olympique de Marseille still on top despite their own defeat by Monaco on Sunday.
Paris St Germain`s Edinson Cavani and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored three goals between them in the 3-1 home win over Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League on Tuesday and coach Laurent Blanc said there was more to come.
Edinson Cavani rescued Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday as his solo strike with three minutes remaining was enough to defeat APOEL Nicosia 1-0 after the Cypriots dominated for large periods of the match.
With captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic likely to miss Sweden`s crucial Euro 2016 home qualifier against Russia through injury on Thursday, the battle to replace him offers a gloomy outlook for the future of Erik Hamren`s side.
What a difference a win makes. Paris Saint Germain`s 2-0 win away at Caen in midweek not only broke a sequence of three draws but lifted them to second in the table and temporarily silenced the critics.
Edinson Cavani scored early for Paris St Germain but a series of wasted chances came back to haunt them as Ajax Amsterdam equalised late to deny the French a winning start on the road in a 1-1 draw in Champions League Group F on Wednesday.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi told AFP on Tuesday that Financial Fair Play is "unfair" after a summer in which the French champions were hit with sanctions for breaching UEFA`s regulations.