PSG edge Barcelona in five-goal thriller
PSG edge Barcelona in five-goal thriller

Paris Saint-Germain overcame the absence of their injured talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic to beat Barcelona 3-2 in a thrilling Champions League Group F encounter at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday.

Tireless Matuidi set for central role against Germany

Blaise Matuidi is lucky to be able to play in France`s World Cup quarter-final against Germany, but his presence on the field at the Maracana Stadium on Friday will be vital for Les Bleus.

France one of the favourites now, says Hitzfeld

Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld says France deserve to be one of the World Cup favourites after the Swiss were left to rue a "bleak day" in their 5-2 drubbing.

2014 FIFA World Cup: France poised for last 16 after Swiss rout

France are on the brink of reaching the World Cup last 16 after their emphatic 5-2 win over Switzerland on Friday kept them in control of Group E.

Benzema on target as France hit eight past Jamaica

Karim Benzema, Blaise Matuidi and Antoine Griezmann each scored twice as France romped to an 8-0 victory over Jamaica on Sunday in their final World Cup warm-up game.

First-half burst helps France see off Dutch

An impressive France proved too strong for the Netherlands in Paris on Wednesday as first-half goals from Karim Benzema and Blaise Matuidi sealed a 2-0 friendly win.

PSG ready for test from resurgent Marseille

Paris Saint-Germain host Marseille in France`s fiercest rivalry on Sunday night with the capital club hoping to have Edinson Cavani back to help them see off their resurgent opponents.

PSG fail to shine but extend lead at top

Paris Saint-Germain were not at their very best in their first Ligue 1 game of 2014, but they still managed to extend their lead at the top of the table to five points after coming from behind to beat Ajaccio 2-1.

PSG stay unbeaten, top after controversial draw

Paris Saint-Germain were 60 seconds from their first defeat of the season on Sunday before a desperate equaliser from Blaise Matuidi salvaged a 2-2 draw at Saint-Etienne and kept them top of Ligue 1.

France`s Benzema, Ribery and Matuidi ruled out

France trio Karim Benzema, Franck Ribery and Blaise Matuidi have been ruled out of Friday`s Euro 2012 qualifier at home to Albania.