Ligue 1

Neymar scores four as Edinson Cavani matches Zlatan Ibrahimovic's record

Neymar scores four as Edinson Cavani matches Zlatan Ibrahimovic's record

Neymar scored four times while Edinson Cavani equalled Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Paris Saint-Germain all-time goalscoring record as the runaway Ligue 1 leaders thrashed Dijon 8-0 on Wednesday.

Jan 18, 2018, 21:15 PM IST
Mario Balotelli eyeing Manchester City return

Mario Balotelli eyeing Manchester City return

The 27-year-old has scored 16 goals in 21 games in his second season at Ligue 1 side Nice, but hankers for big trophies again.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Ligue 1 set for video assistant referees next season

Ligue 1 set for video assistant referees next season

The video assistant referee, commonly known as VAR, has been used since the start of this season in Serie A and the Bundesliga and will be introduced to Spanish La Liga next season.

Dec 14, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
PSG coach Unai Emery's house robbed on PSG vs Strasbourg night

PSG coach Unai Emery's house robbed on PSG vs Strasbourg night

The robbery at the top floor flat of a chic Parisian street in the 16th arrondissement was discovered around 11 pm by Emery's wife. Emery himself got back from Strasbourg in the early hours of Thursday.

Dec 14, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
Ligue 1: Fabinho expecting to leave Monaco next year

Ligue 1: Fabinho expecting to leave Monaco next year

The 24-year-old was linked with a transfer in the close season after a stellar campaign in which he helped the principality club win the Ligue 1 title and reach the Champions League semi-finals.

Dec 13, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
Edinson Cavani doubles up to send PSG seven points clear

Edinson Cavani doubles up to send PSG seven points clear

Mario Balotelli was a welcome starter for the visitors after missing last week's 2-1 loss to Strasbourg with a calf knock.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Neymar gets one-match ban for Marseille red

Neymar gets one-match ban for Marseille red

Neymar was also given a further one-match suspended ban that will be activated should he be sent off again this season.

Oct 27, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
Ligue 1: Neymar sparkles as Paris Saint-Germain thrash Bordeaux

Ligue 1: Neymar sparkles as Paris Saint-Germain thrash Bordeaux

The Brazilian curled in a brilliant 30-yard free-kick after just five minutes at the Parc des Princes before sliding in Edinson Cavani to double the lead seven minutes later.

Sep 30, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Ligue 1: Neymar-less PSG held by Montpellier

Ligue 1: Neymar-less PSG held by Montpellier

With the world`s most expensive player on the sidelines to ensure his fitness for Tuesday`s Champions League clash against Bayern Munich, PSG were uninspiring in attack against a stubborn Montpellier side playing in a 5-4-1 formation.

Sep 23, 2017, 23:51 PM IST
Injured Neymar to miss first PSG game: Reports

Injured Neymar to miss first PSG game: Reports

The Brazilian striker has made an immediate impact at his new club with four goals and four assists from his first five outings since moving to the French capital from Barcelona.

Sep 22, 2017, 22:23 PM IST
Kylian Mbappe strikes as Paris St-Germain beat 10-man Metz 5-1

Kylian Mbappe strikes as Paris St-Germain beat 10-man Metz 5-1

Brazilian Neymar, signed by PSG from Barcelona for 222 million euros during the close-season, made it 3-1 with a crisp shot from 20 metres before Cavani grabbed his second of the night and seventh of the campaign.

Sep 09, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Brilliant Neymar dazzles in PSG's 6-2 thumping of Toulouse

Brilliant Neymar dazzles in PSG's 6-2 thumping of Toulouse

Neymar got the equaliser and the 222 million-euro ($261 million) man later completed the rout in stunning style after further goals from Adrien Rabiot, an Edinson Cavani penalty, Javier Pastore and Layvin Kurzawa.

Aug 21, 2017, 07:01 AM IST
WATCH: Neymar bags debut goal, sets one up for Edinson Cavani as PSG thrash Guingamp 3-0

WATCH: Neymar bags debut goal, sets one up for Edinson Cavani as PSG thrash Guingamp 3-0

PSG sit second in the fledgling table, behind Lyon on goal difference. They are one of five teams to have maximum points after two games.

Aug 14, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Confusion reigns over Neymar's PSG debut as new Ligue 1 season chugs along

Confusion reigns over Neymar's PSG debut as new Ligue 1 season chugs along

But the French Football Federation (FFF) appear confident that the saga surrounding Neymar, who cost PSG a staggering world record of 222 million euros ($264m), is near its end.

Aug 10, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Italian striker Mario Balotelli gets two-match ban after Bordeaux red

Italian striker Mario Balotelli gets two-match ban after Bordeaux red

Balotelli was given his marching orders for lashing out at Bordeaux defender Igor Lewczuk.

Jan 06, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly agree deal with Wolfsburg to singh Julian Draxler for GBP 30 million

Paris Saint-Germain reportedly agree deal with Wolfsburg to singh Julian Draxler for GBP 30 million

Draxler, 23, is on the market after a difficult first half to the season with a struggling Wolfsburg side and was widely expected to leave in the January transfer window.

Dec 22, 2016, 23:57 PM IST
PSG offered EUR 40 million salary to make Neymar the highest paid footballer ever, reveals agent

PSG offered EUR 40 million salary to make Neymar the highest paid footballer ever, reveals agent

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi met Neymar and his father this summer in Ibiza for talks on joining the French side.

Sep 14, 2016, 18:28 PM IST

Mario Balotelli instant hit as Nice down Marseille in Ligue 1

Former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli struck twice on his Nice debut to help his new side defeat Mediterranean rivals Marseille 3-2 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Sep 12, 2016, 02:56 AM IST
French champions PSG sink English champions Leicester City 4-0 in ICC friendly

French champions PSG sink English champions Leicester City 4-0 in ICC friendly

Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri and his opposite number Unai Emery made 17 substitutions between them.

Jul 31, 2016, 13:17 PM IST
Zlatan Ibrahimovic fires PSG into French Cup final

Zlatan Ibrahimovic fires PSG into French Cup final

PSG will now face either second tier Sochaux or arch rivals Marseille in the final.

Apr 20, 2016, 08:32 AM IST