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Result: Pogba sees red as PSG beat Man Utd

Paris Saint-Germain inflict a first defeat on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United to put one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Paris Saint-Germain have put one foot into the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 2-0 win over Manchester United in the first leg of their last-16 clash at Old Trafford this evening. The Ligue 1 leaders switched gear in the second half as quickfire goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe gave the visitors two crucial away goals and a commanding advantage to take back to the Parc des Princes on March 6. The result sees Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suffer his first defeat in his 12th match as United manager, and their misery was compounded late on when Paul Pogba was sent off to ensure that he will miss the return leg in P...

Paris St Germain in focus ahead of Champions League tie with Manchester United

PSG head to Old Trafford for Tuesday’s first leg. Paris St Germain take on Manchester United in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 clash at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Here, Press Association Sport takes a closer look at the reigning French champions. Domestic form 😃😕 @PSG_English held off Bordeaux yesterday, winning 1-0, and welcoming back Marco Verratti, but @ECavaniOfficial ‘s injury will have the leaders worried ahead of Tuesday’s trip to Manchester. ➡ https://t.co/XhPVp2hJom#PGFCGB pic.twitter.com/ISDQ0g0EqO — Ligue1 English (@Ligue1_ENG) February 10, 2019 PSG appear to be cruising to their eighth Ligue 1 title. They are 10 points clear of closest challengers Lille with two games in hand. Their recent 2-1 loss at Lyon was their first league defeat of th...

Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain

Ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League showdown between Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI from both squads. Manchester United host Paris Saint-Germain in a mouth-watering first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday night. The Red Devils have roared back to form under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has overseen 10 wins and a draw from his 11 matches at the helm so far. However, that unbeaten start will face its toughest test yet on Tuesday as the runaway Ligue 1 leaders PSG continue their bid to lift the Champions League for the first time. Here, Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI, using only players available for Tuesday’s match. Gianluigi Buffon will rightly go down as one of the greatest goa...

Nantes dedicate official club website to former striker Emiliano Sala

Nantes made a moving tribute to Emiliano Sala after his body was recovered from the English Channel and formally identified. News of the striker’s death came almost three weeks after his plane crashed en route from Nantes, France, to Cardiff. Sala had only completed the details of his transfer to Cardiff from Nantes – for a club record £15 million – two days before the crash. Nantes changed the landing page of their website to this photo of Emiliano Sala (FC Nantes) The Ligue 1 side changed their official club website to only show a photo of Sala with the words ‘Noue ne t’oublierons jamais, Emi!’ which translates as “We will never forget you, Emi!” Cardiff also said that the forward will always remain in their thoughts. The club said in a statement: R...

Fellow players pay tribute to footballer Emiliano Sala

Fellow footballing stars have paid tribute to Emiliano Sala after his body was recovered from the English Channel and formally identified. News of the striker’s death came almost three weeks after his plane crashed en route from Nantes, France, to Cardiff. The 28-year-old had only completed the details of his transfer to Cardiff City – for a club record £15 million – two days before the crash. Club Statement (07/02/19): https://t.co/ib8zJfWzvC Forever in our thoughts 💙 — Cardiff City FC (@CardiffCityFC) February 7, 2019 The club said in a statement: “We offer our most heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family of Emiliano. “He and David will forever remain in our thoughts.” Despite not getting the chance to play for Cardiff, several of his new team-mates shared their sadness at the...

Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bordeaux – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Saturday’s Ligue 1 fixture between Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux. Paris Saint-Germain play host to Bordeaux on Saturday afternoon on the back of suffering their first Ligue 1 defeat of the season last weekend. Bordeaux make the trip to Parc des Princes sitting in 12th position in the league standings and 10 points above the relegation zone. Paris Saint-Germain © Reuters The general consensus is that PSG have already got one hand on the Ligue 1 trophy, and it is difficult to disagree with that belief with Thomas Tuchel‘s side holding a 10-point lead with two games in hand. However, last weekend’s defeat to Lyon would have really frustrated Tuchel as the French giants lost their unbeaten record in th...

Chelsea ‘to demand more than £100m for Eden Hazard’

Chelsea reportedly up their asking price for Eden Hazard to more than £100m amid increasing speculation linking the Belgian with a move to Real Madrid. Chelsea have reportedly upped their asking price for Eden Hazard amid increasing speculation that the winger will leave the club at the end of the season. Hazard recently revealed that he has made a decision on his future, and while he is yet to clarify what that decision is, he is expected to inform the club that he wants to join Real Madrid. Madrid have been long-term admirers of the Belgian and missed out on his signature last summer when looking for a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo at the Bernabeu. Hazard has repeatedly expressed his desire to play for Madrid at some stage of his career, but the Evening Standard reports that Chelsea ...

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