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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Ligue 1

All time
# success
Lille manager steps down two days after winning Ligue 1 title
Christophe Galtier took over from Marcelo Bielsa in 2017.
# Champions
Lille win French Ligue 1 title for first time since 2011
Lille were 2-1 winners against Angers while PSG beat Brest 2-0.
# almost there
Lille close in on Ligue 1 title as PSG held to a draw by Rennes
PSG led at half-time after Neymar converted a penalty before Serhou Guirassy headed in the equaliser in the second half.
# inching closer
Lille win derby at Lens to tighten grip on Ligue 1
The leaders are now just two wins from the title.
# Ligue 1
Pochettino 'optimistic' for Mbappe as Neymar nets in crucial PSG victory
Lille remain on top of the French table.
# three-horse race
Lille stage brilliant comeback to reclaim Ligue 1 top spot from PSG
Monaco, who beat PSG to the title in 2017, are also firmly in the hunt with four games remaining.
# French connection
Mbappe double sends PSG top of Ligue 1
PSG were 3-1 winners over Metz.
# on the continent
Leaders Inter draw, Dortmund stay in Champions League hunt and Neymar scores as PSG win in cup
AC Milan lost to Sassuolo in Serie A.
# The Late Late Show
Mbappe scores twice and Icardi the late hero as PSG win in thrilling finish in Ligue 1
PSG are now a point behind league leaders Lille.
# on the continent
Mbappe strikes in PSG win, Zlatan sees red for Milan and Bayern caught with late equaliser
Plenty European action today ahead of the week’s Champion League games.
# bad day at the office
Neymar sent off as PSG lose to Lille in Ligue 1 title clash
A limping Jonathan David scored the only goal of the game.
# Blow
PSG beat Lyon to go top in France as Mbappe scores 100th Ligue 1 goal
League leaders Lille were beaten 2-1 at home by struggling Nimes.
# Ligue Un
PSG boost title hopes and warm up for Barca clash with narrow win in Neymar absence
Moise Kean scored the winner against Nice.
# mis-step
AVB's Marseille beaten at home by Nimes and remain 8 points off Ligue 1 pace
PSG can move top this evening.
# Off the Mark
Pochettino gets first win with PSG, but Lyon stay top of Ligue 1
The Argentine’s first outing was a draw with St Etienne.
# Announce Poch
Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino appointed Paris St Germain head coach
The 48-year-old Argentinian succeeds Thomas Tuchel, who was sacked by PSG last month.
# Wrap
Messi lifts Barca against lowly Levante, Ligue 1 may have a title race as PSG lose again
Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties on his 100th outing for Juve.
# Time to say goodbye
Vieira sacked by Nice following five straight defeats and Europa League exit
Vieira’s assistant Adrien Ursea has been appointed as his replacement.
# Ligue 1
Icardi ends goal drought as PSG win third straight game
PSG move up to seventh in the table beginning their campaign with two losses.
# Nicely Done
Mbappe returns from Covid-19 lay-off to fire PSG to victory
The 21-year-old, who tested positive on 7 September, was on target in today’s win against Nice.
# losing out
Virus-depleted PSG flop at new boys Lens on Ligue 1 opener
Cameroon international Ignatius Ganago’s first goal for his new club sent the rowdy 3,800 fans at Stade Bollaert-Delelis wild with joy.
# balance sheet
Neymar ordered to pay Barca €6.7m over contract dispute
The Brazilian had claimed he was owed €43.6 million by his former club.
# Reprieve
French court suspends relegation from Ligue 1
The court also rejected a request from Lyon to resume the season.
Ligue 1 club presidents begin to question 'pretty brutal' move to end season
‘You could ask if the government decided too quickly. Was there a discussion with the clubs? No. Was there a discussion with other countries? No.’
# Going nowhere
After doubts over his future, Villas-Boas makes decision to stay on as Marseille coach
Villas-Boas led Marseille to second place in the Ligue 1 season which was ended early because of the coronavirus pandemic.
# Taking The Fight
French club launch legal battle against 'unjust' Ligue 1 relegation
Amiens have launched legal proceedings after being relegated from Ligue 1.
# Criticism
Lyon slam French football league for 'suddenly' ending Ligue 1 season
The club feel that the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues.
# buried treasure
Unknown in Ireland, celebrated in France - the forgotten Dubliner who won titles and fought Nazis
Bernard Williams was living in England and playing amateur football when he rolled the dice and headed for adventure.
# incroyable
Last-gasp equaliser denies PSG in extraordinary contest
The champions came from 3-0 down to lead…and yet didn’t win against lowly Amiens.
# back of the net
No Neymar but PSG aided by own goal for the ages in win over Lyon
A 4-2 win for Paris Saint-Germain, helped by Fernando Marcal’s truly stunning second-half own goal.
# Advantage
Neymar on the double as PSG extend Ligue 1 lead to 10 points
The Brazil star appeared to dedicate his second goal to Kobe Bryant, as his side defeated Lille.
# out the gap
Cavani keen for exit but Atletico bid rejected, confirms PSG chief
Atletico have failed in an initial bid for the Uruguayan, but PSG sporting director Leonardo is anticipating further talks.
# too good
Mbappe at the double amid VAR controversy in PSG-Monaco clash
The reigning champions benefited from some contentious decisions this evening.
# All Square
Neymar at the double but Leicester loanee thwarts PSG in six-goal thriller
Islam Slimani secured a point for Monaco.
# Future
PSG star Mbappe: 'It's not the right time' for contract discussions
The French superstar was asked about his future following the Parisians’ Coupe de la Ligue rout of Saint-Etienne on Wednesday.
# exit door
Ex-Spain boss takes over after Monaco sack coach for the second time in 14 months
Despite a recent upturn in results the Ligue 1 side have sacked Leonardo Jardim.
# Ligue 1
Mbappe's birthday brace keeps PSG comfortably out in front
The World Cup-winning striker turned 21 yesterday.
# Altercation
'Erratic' Neymar criticised for goading opponents after PSG victory
‘We must not have been brought up the same way,’ said Montpellier forward Andy Delort.
# Ugly scenes
PSG goalkeeper appears to be hit by a bottle as Neymar inspires late comeback
The reigning Ligue 1 champions recovered strongly to beat Montpellier, though the victory was marred by an unfortunate incident involving Keylor Navas.
# Staying Put
Vieira '300%' focused on Nice amid Arsenal links
Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira played down speculation of a return to the Gunners after Unai Emery’s exit.