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European football matchday: Title-chasing Manchester City, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain in action
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European football matchday: Title-chasing Manchester City, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain in action

City are two points behind Liverpool before playing Brighton, who have beaten Tottenham and Arsenal in recent games.

Ligue 1: Arkadiusz Milik hat-trick fires Marseille to second in French league
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Ligue 1: Arkadiusz Milik hat-trick fires Marseille to second in French league

Marseille are now one point clear of third-placed Nice, who host Clermont on Sunday, as the race for a top-three finish and Champions League qualification intensifies.

Ligue 1: Sergio Ramos sent off as PSG snatch draw with struggling Lorient
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Ligue 1: Sergio Ramos sent off as PSG snatch draw with struggling Lorient

The Parisians were lucky to avoid defeat against a Lorient side who had lost their last eight matches and had not won a game in three months.

Ligue 1: Neymar strikes twice as PSG hold on to beat Bordeaux
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Ligue 1: Neymar strikes twice as PSG hold on to beat Bordeaux

PSG moved 10 points clear of second-place Lens, who thrashed Troyes 4-0 on Friday. Nice, who host Montpellier on Sunday, are another point further back.

Ligue 1: Saint-Etienne hit with stadium closure after fan protests
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Ligue 1: Saint-Etienne hit with stadium closure after fan protests

The French league's disciplinary committee said on Monday a final decision will be made on 17 November.

Ligue 1: Saint-Etienne salvage precious point after angry fans delay kick off
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Ligue 1: Saint-Etienne salvage precious point after angry fans delay kick off

Home supporters unfurled banners, let off a barrage of rockets and smoke bombs and ran onto the field, damaging the goals.

Ligue 1: Late Kylian Mbappe penalty helps PSG register narrow win over Angers
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Ligue 1: Late Kylian Mbappe penalty helps PSG register narrow win over Angers

Messi and Neymar missed PSG's match as they played in World Qualifiers recently.

Ligue 1: Lille and Marseille away fans banned from travelling in 2021
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Ligue 1: Lille and Marseille away fans banned from travelling in 2021

The LFP's disciplinary committee in the verdicts gave each club a suspended deduction of one point.

Ligue 1: Lens ban fans involved in violence for up to 18 months following pitch invasion during Lille clash
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Ligue 1: Lens ban fans involved in violence for up to 18 months following pitch invasion during Lille clash

The club's general manager Arnaud Pouille told a press conference that the club had also imposed suspended sentences of up to 36 months.

Police make arrests after French football rocked by series of violent incidents
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Police make arrests after French football rocked by series of violent incidents

A bus carrying Bordeaux supporters to Wednesday's game against Montpellier in southern France was attacked with stones as it drove from the airport, leaving 16 people with minor injuries.

European football matchday: Manchester United, West Ham meet again; no Messi for PSG
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European football matchday: Manchester United, West Ham meet again; no Messi for PSG

Manchester United play West Ham for the second time in the space of four days when they meet in the third round of the League Cup.

Ligue 1: Burak Yilmaz scores in injury time as Lille fight to 3-3 draw against Metz; Clermont beat Bordeaux
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Ligue 1: Burak Yilmaz scores in injury time as Lille fight to 3-3 draw against Metz; Clermont beat Bordeaux

Strasbourg suffered a 2-0 home defeat as Ismaël Traoré and Stéphane Bahoken bagged second half goals for visitors Angers.

Ligue 1: Lyon damage Monaco's title bid, troubled Bordeaux ease relegation fears
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Ligue 1: Lyon damage Monaco's title bid, troubled Bordeaux ease relegation fears

Rayan Cherki's 89th-minute strike snatched the points for Lyon, who had lost the lead just three minutes earlier to a Wissam Ben Yedder penalty.

European football matchday: Chelsea face second-tier Barnsley in FA Cup; Athletic Bilbao host Levante in Copa del Rey
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European football matchday: Chelsea face second-tier Barnsley in FA Cup; Athletic Bilbao host Levante in Copa del Rey

Rennes travel to face first-division rival Angers and Saint-Etienne go to second-tier Sochaux in the French Cup’s remaining round of 64 games.

Ligue 1: Layvin Kurzawa's rare goal fire PSG to top of table; Marseille suffer home defeat to Nimes
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Ligue 1: Layvin Kurzawa's rare goal fire PSG to top of table; Marseille suffer home defeat to Nimes

PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino missed the match after testing positive for COVID-19 before the game.

Ligue 1: Lille suffer first defeat of season at Brest, Lyon grab derby bragging rights over St Etienne
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Ligue 1: Lille suffer first defeat of season at Brest, Lyon grab derby bragging rights over St Etienne

Paris Saint-Germain pulled five points clear at the top of the French league after Lille lost 3-2 at Brest on Sunday and surrendered the only remaining unbeaten record.

Ligue 1: Rennes lose 2-1 to Angers with fans attempting to beat curfew
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Ligue 1: Rennes lose 2-1 to Angers with fans attempting to beat curfew

Rennes could have moved to the top of Ligue 1 with a victory, instead, they suffered their first defeat of the season as, for the fourth time in four games, they blew a lead. This time they did not even gain a draw.

Ligue 1: Neymar scores brace, Idrissa Gana Gueye finds net as dominant PSG crush Angers
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Ligue 1: Neymar scores brace, Idrissa Gana Gueye finds net as dominant PSG crush Angers

PSG move up to second in the early table, a point behind leaders Rennes who play Reims on Sunday.

Ligue 1: Marseille open campaign with narrow win over Brest; Bordeaux thump Angers
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Ligue 1: Marseille open campaign with narrow win over Brest; Bordeaux thump Angers

Marseille began their campaign with a 3-2 win at Brest as winger Florian Thauvin starred.

Ligue 1: Marseille announce three more positive COVID-19 cases
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Ligue 1: Marseille announce three more positive COVID-19 cases

Marseille, who had to cancel what would have been the Ligue 1 season opener last Friday because of the five existing coronavirus cases, added that they had notified the French league about the new infections.