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French Cup: Nantes beat Monaco on penalties to reach first final since 2000
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French Cup: Nantes beat Monaco on penalties to reach first final since 2000

After Nantes won the shootout 4-2 to set up a meeting with another Riviera club Nice, a large part of the 34,000 crowd invaded the pitch.

French Cup: Paris Saint-Germain knocked out in last 16 after penalty loss
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French Cup: Paris Saint-Germain knocked out in last 16 after penalty loss

Marcin Bulka, a goalkeeper PSG loaned to Nice, saved twice in a penalty shootout.

Ligue 1: Lionel Messi absent from PSG training as he recovers from COVID-19, likely to miss Lyon game
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Ligue 1: Lionel Messi absent from PSG training as he recovers from COVID-19, likely to miss Lyon game

Messi's absence and Neymar's injury means that PSG will have to rely on Kylian Mbappe once again, with the French man in good form.

French Cup: Kylian Mbappe hat-trick against Vannes fires PSG into last 16
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French Cup: Kylian Mbappe hat-trick against Vannes fires PSG into last 16

Mbappe scored a hat-trick as PSG overcame their COVDI-19 crisis and a drone-related interruption to ease into the French Cup last 16 on Monday with a 4-0 win over fourth-division Vannes.

Lyon bars fans from attending away games after latest incident of hooliganism in French football
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Lyon bars fans from attending away games after latest incident of hooliganism in French football

It is the second match this season involving Lyon fans which has had to be abandoned

Coupe de France: Crowd trouble continues to pose problems in France as match featuring Lyon gets abandoned
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Coupe de France: Crowd trouble continues to pose problems in France as match featuring Lyon gets abandoned

The tie was interrupted by incidents in the stands at the Charlety Stadium in Paris as the second half was about to start.

European football matchday: Lewandowski a goal away from Muller's record
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European football matchday: Lewandowski a goal away from Muller's record

Lewandowski has already scored 23 goals in 20 Bundesliga games against Wolfsburg — more than against any other opponent in the league.

French Cup: Mauro Icardi, Kylian Mbappe score to help PSG beat Monaco in final
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French Cup: Mauro Icardi, Kylian Mbappe score to help PSG beat Monaco in final

It was also the second trophy of coach Mauricio Pochettino's managerial career after he won the Champions Trophy for PSG in January, although this will for many count as his first major honour.

Coupe de France: PSG star Neymar to miss final against Monaco after incurring one-match suspension
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Coupe de France: PSG star Neymar to miss final against Monaco after incurring one-match suspension

The Brazilian forward was shown a yellow card not long after coming on as a late substitute in the last-four tie in Montpellier.

French Cup: Paris Saint-Germain take advantage of Lille errors to book spot in quarter-final
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French Cup: Paris Saint-Germain take advantage of Lille errors to book spot in quarter-final

In the first of two meetings between the teams at the Parc des Princes either side of the international break, the difference was a series of mistakes by Lille at key moments.

Coupe de France: Marseille dumped out by fourth-division side Canet-en-Roussillon; Lille ease into last 16
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Coupe de France: Marseille dumped out by fourth-division side Canet-en-Roussillon; Lille ease into last 16

Marseille, who sit eighth in Ligue 1, have now only won two of their last 14 games in all competitions.

Coupe de France: PSG, Lyon advance to last 16 as third-tier Red Star stun Lens
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Coupe de France: PSG, Lyon advance to last 16 as third-tier Red Star stun Lens

In another upset Saturday, fourth-tier Le Puy beat Ligue 1 strugglers Lorient 1-0.

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.

French Cup: Neymar walks off pitch during Paris Saint-Germain win with 'thigh pain'
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French Cup: Neymar walks off pitch during Paris Saint-Germain win with 'thigh pain'

As the game resumed, Neymar continued to complain before walking down the tunnel to the dressing room in the 57th minute.

French Cup: Paris Saint-Germain beat Saint-Etienne to clinch title as Kylian Mbappe limps off with ankle injury
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French Cup: Paris Saint-Germain beat Saint-Etienne to clinch title as Kylian Mbappe limps off with ankle injury

Neymar struck Paris Saint-Germain's opening goal from close range in the 14th after goalkeeper Jessy Moulin saved Mbappé's shot.

Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani, Thomas Meunier reject offers for short-term contract extensions
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Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani, Thomas Meunier reject offers for short-term contract extensions

Edinson Cavani and Thomas Meunier have declined to sign short-term contract extensions that would allow them to play cup finals and the Champions League final tournament with Paris St Germain, French radio RMC reported on Sunday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former Marseille president Pape Diouf passes away aged 68 after contracting COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Former Marseille president Pape Diouf passes away aged 68 after contracting COVID-19

Former Olympique de Marseille president Pape Diouf has died aged 68 after contracting the coronavirus, the Ligue 1 club announced on Tuesday.

French Cup: Kylian Mbappe scores sensational hat-trick as PSG thrash Lyon to book spot in final
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French Cup: Kylian Mbappe scores sensational hat-trick as PSG thrash Lyon to book spot in final

Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick as Paris St Germain thrashed 10-man Olympique Lyonnais 5-1 on Wednesday to reach the French Cup final and remain on course for a domestic treble.

French Cup: Pablo Sarabia nets brace as Paris Saint-Germain complete thumping win over Dijon to seal semi-final spot
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French Cup: Pablo Sarabia nets brace as Paris Saint-Germain complete thumping win over Dijon to seal semi-final spot

Paris Saint-Germain’s Pablo Sarabia scored twice as they swept past Dijon and into the semi-finals of the French Cup with a 6-1 thrashing on Wednesday.

French Cup: Fourth-tier club Epinal stun Lille to reach quarter-final; Paris Saint-Germain thump Pau FC
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French Cup: Fourth-tier club Epinal stun Lille to reach quarter-final; Paris Saint-Germain thump Pau FC

Striker Jean-Philippe Krasso scored both goals for Epinal, which could meet fellow fourth-tier side Belfort in the last eight. Belfort beat first-division Montpellier in a penalty shootout on Tuesday.