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UCL: Ronaldo on target as Real Madrid eliminate PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 15 times in his past nine games in all competitions for Real Madrid (Image credit: AFP)

European champions Real Madrid moved into the Champions League quarter-finals as they beat Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain at Parc des Princes. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the first leg at home, which Real won 3-1, and he headed in from Lucas Vazquez’s cross to extend Real’s lead in France. PSG had midfielder Marco Verratti sent off for two bookable ...

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Neymar: Paris St-Germain’s injured forward to have surgery

Neymar has scored 29 goals in 30 games since joining PSG (Image credit: Getty Images)

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar will have surgery after suffering a fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle in Sunday’s Ligue 1 win over Marseille. It means the 26-year-old Brazilian will miss Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Real Madrid. PSG coach Unai Emery initially said Neymar had a “small chance” of facing Real, before Neymar’s father said he would be out for “six ...

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Neymar: Paris St-Germain forward suffers fractured metatarsal

Neymar has scored 29 goals in 30 games since joining PSG (Image credit: Getty Images)

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar is set to miss the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Real Madrid after being diagnosed with a fractured metatarsal and a sprained ankle. The Brazilian, 26, was injured during Sunday’s Ligue 1 win over Marseille. Neymar joined PSG for a world record £200m fee from Barcelona last August and has scored 29 goals in 30 games. The ...

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PSG beat Lille to remain nine points clear in Ligue 1


Leaders Paris St-Germain recovered from a first Ligue 1 defeat this season to beat Lille and briefly go 12 points clear. Unai Emery’s side were beaten by Strasbourg last weekend, and lost to Bayern Munich in the Champions League during the week. Angel di Maria headed in Kylian Mbappe’s cross and then set up Javier Pastore for a second. Anwar el Ghazi scored a ...

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Bayern beat PSG but French side top group

Bayern ended the group stage having won all their home games (Image credit: Getty Images)

France midfielder Corentin Tolisso scored twice to earn Bayern Munich victory but Paris St-Germain advance to the Champions League last-16 draw as Group B winners. Bayern needed to win by four goals to finish above PSG and they got off to a fine start with Robert Lewandowski’s close-range finish after eight minutes. Tolisso’s header doubled the lead before Kylian Mbappe ...

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Paris Saint-Germain 7-1 Celtic: Champions League favourites break group-stage goalscoring record


Paris Saint-Germain recovered from a goal down to secure an emphatic 7-1 victory over Celtic and break a Champions League goalscoring record in the process. Moussa Dembele had stunned the Parc des Princes with a first-minute opener for Celtic, but Neymar turned the game on its head with two goals (9, 21) for the Group B leaders. The Brazilian then turned provider as Edinson Cavani ...

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Cavani scores late to give PSG 2-2 draw as Neymar is sent off

Neymar had earlier scored his 10th goal for PSG since his £200m move from Barcelona (Image credit: AFP)

Edinson Cavani scored a stunning 93rd-minute free-kick to salvage a draw for Paris St-Germain against Marseille after Neymar had been sent off. Luiz Gustavo got the opener for Marseille with a 30-yard strike before Neymar equalised after the half-hour mark for his 10th goal for PSG. Florian Thauvin put Marseille ahead with 10 minutes remaining before Neymar was booked twice in ...

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UCL Wrap: Barcelona, Paris and United make it three from three

Neymar was among the scorers for Paris
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Barcelona – with the help of Lionel Messi’s 100th European goal – Manchester United and Paris all maintained perfect records, while Chelsea and Roma drew 3-3 in London. Group A Benfica 0-1 Manchester United Aged just 18 years and 52 days, Benfica’s Mile Svilar replaced Iker Casillas as the youngest keeper in UEFA Champions League history. He was beaten just ...

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Nasser Al-Khelaifi: Swiss prosecutors investigating PSG chairman

Qatari businessman Al-Khelaifi has been chairman of Paris St-Germain since 2011 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Swiss prosecutors have opened criminal proceedings into Paris St-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi. The proceedings are connected to an ongoing investigation into former Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke. They relate to the sale of World Cup TV rights to Bein Sports, of which Al-Khelaifi is chief executive. Last year, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) said it was ...

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Neymar on penalty duty as PSG thrash Bordeaux


Neymar scored twice – including a penalty – as Paris St-Germain thrashed Bordeaux in Ligue 1. The penalty he scored was the first PSG have been awarded since Neymar and Edinson Cavani argued over who would take one against Lyon – with Cavani taking it and missing. Neymar had already scored a brilliant free-kick against Bordeaux, with Cavani and Thomas Meunier adding ...

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