Paris St Germain

  • Kean double helps PSG go top with 4-0 Dijon win
    PARIS, October 25 (Reuters): Moise Kean scored his first goals for Paris St Germain as the French champions recovered from their Champions League defeat by Manchester United to move top of the Ligue 1 standings with a 4-0 home victory against lowly Dijon on Saturday. Italy forward Kean, who joined the capital side on loan from Everton during the close season, found the back of the net in the first half and Kylian Mbappe came off the bench also to score a double to put PSG on 18
  • Kean double helps PSG go top with 4-0 Dijon win
    PARIS, October 25 (Reuters): Moise Kean scored his first goals for Paris St Germain as the French champions recovered from their Champions League defeat by Manchester United to move top of the Ligue 1 standings with a 4-0 home victory against lowly Dijon on Saturday. Italy forward Kean, who joined the capital side on loan from Everton during the close season, found the back of the net in the first half and Kylian Mbappe came off the bench also to score a double to put PSG on 18
  • PSG 'strongly supports' Neymar over racist abuse complaint
    PARIS, September 15 (Reuters): Paris St Germain have thrown their support behind Neymar after the Brazil forward reported being a target of a racist slur during the French champions' 1-0 home defeat by Olympique de Marseille on Sunday. Neymar, 28, one of five players sent off during the match at the Parc des Princes, informed the fourth official he had heard a racist comment while walking off the pitch. In a statement on Monday, PSG urged the French league's governin
  • Neymar says was racially abused by Marseille player
    Reuters Paris St Germain forward Neymar has said he was the target of a racist slur during the French champions' 1-0 defeat by Olympique Marseille on Sunday, the BBC reported. The 28-year-old, one of five players sent off during the match at the Parc des Princes, informed the fourth official of the comment while walking off the pitch. Littered with fouls throughout, the clash boiled over in the last minute of stoppage time when a full scale brawl broke out on the pitch.
  • PSG say two players have tested positive for the coronavirus
    PARIS, September 1 (Reuters): Two Paris St Germain players have tested positive for COVID-19 and gone into quarantine, the club announced on Monday without revealing their identity. But French media said Argentine internationals Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes had cut short their holidays in Ibiza after contracting the novel coronavirus. “Two Paris Saint-Germain players are suspected of being infected with COVID-19,” said a club statement. “The state of
  • Champions League final without fans was horrible, says PSG's Herrera
    LISBON, August 24 (Reuters): Paris St Germain midfielder Ander Herrera did not mince his words when describing playing in Sunday's Champions League final without supporters and urged people around the world to be responsible so fans can return to stadiums as soon as possible. Bayern beat PSG 1-0 in an empty Estadio da Luz to end a European season defined by the new coronavirus pandemic, which caused all major leagues to be either suspended altogether or postponed and then c
  • PSG aim to learn lessons from Champions League final defeat
    LISBON, August 24 (Reuters): Paris St Germain believe they can learn from their run to the Champions League final and become European champions after coming closer than ever in Sunday's 1-0 loss to Bayern Munich. The French champions missed their chances and then ran out of steam and ideas after the break, their former youth academy graduate Kingsley Coman, who left the club in 2014 as a free agent to join Juventus, heading the winner just before the hour. "We have
  • Lisbon provides the stage but no audience for Champions League final
    LISBON, Agust 23 (Reuters): The biggest game in club football takes place in the Portuguese capital on Sunday but walking around the cobbled streets of the city you could be forgiven for being oblivious to the impending Champions League final. A giant replica of the European Cup at the Rossio square is the only clear sign of the big game that will take place across the city at the Estadio da Luz, between Bayern Munich and Paris St Germain. Normally the squares of host c
  • Mbappe ready to make history with PSG
    LISBON, August 23 (Reuters): Paris St Germain striker Kylian Mbappe says he wants to make history for France by winning the country's first Champions League title in 27 years in Sunday's final against Bayern Munich. PSG beat Atalanta and RB Leipzig in the "final eight" in Lisbon, and Mbappe is feeling relaxed about the test against Bayern and the significance for French football. "This is exactly why I came here," he told reporters on Saturday. &q
  • I feel World Cup vibes, says France striker Mbappe after PSG's win
    LISBON, August 19 (Reuters): Kylian Mbappe said he is feeling similar vibes as during France's World Cup winning campaign in 2018 after Paris St Germain reached the Champions League final with an emphatic 3-0 win against RB Leipzig on Tuesday. "I feel the same vibes because we managed to create a group where everyone knows their importance and everyone do their job," the France striker told a news conference. "We do a lot of activities outside the pitch, m
  • PSG were just too good but we will be back says Leipzig's Nagelsmann
    LISBON, August 19 (Reuters): RB Leipzig had no chance against Paris St Germain in their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday, Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann said, as the German side's 3-0 loss sent them out of the competition. Leipzig, who had eliminated Tottenham Hotspur and Atletico Madrid to reach the last four, hardly got a chance throughout the game with the French champions in complete control. "We have to accept the result because we weren't able
  • PSG reach first Champions League final with win over Leipzig
    LISBON, August 19 (Reuters): Paris St Germain reached their first ever Champions League final with a convincing 3-0 win over RB Leipzig on Tuesday, finally delivering the reward of the biggest game in European football for their Qatari backers. Goals from Marquinhos and Angel Di Maria put PSG 2-0 up at the interval and Juan Bernat added the third in the 56th minute for what was a comfortable victory at the Estadio da Luz. The French club, celebrating the 50th anniversary of
  • Di Maria rewards Tuchel with his best as PSG reach final
    LISBON, August 19 (Reuters): Angel Di Maria's career had been in danger of fizzling out when Thomas Tuchel took over at Paris St Germain two years ago, but the German coach has found a way to get the 32-year-old to enjoy his best years last. The winger delivered a demonstration of his class and quality on Tuesday as he guided PSG into the final of the Champions League with a 3-0 win over RB Leipzig. The Argentine created two goals and scored one himself as PSG proved to be to
  • Last-gasp PSG beat Atalanta to reach Champions League semis
    LISBON, August 13 (Reuters): Paris St Germain scored two late goals, including a stoppage-time winner from substitute Eric Choupo-Moting, to beat outsiders Atalanta 2-1 and end the Serie A side's Champions League dream in their quarter-final on Wednesday. Atalanta, in their first Champions League campaign, went ahead with a curling effort from Mario Pasalic in the 27th minute and held out until the 90th when Brazilian defender Marquinhos equalised for the French champions.