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Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe misses penalty, comes off injured in PSG win against Montpellier
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Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe misses penalty, comes off injured in PSG win against Montpellier

Speaking after the game, PSG manager Christophe Galtier suggested the injury was down to a knock rather than a muscle problem.

Ligue 1: Playing Messi, Mbappe and Neymar together doesn’t affect PSG's team balance, says coach Galtier
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Ligue 1: Playing Messi, Mbappe and Neymar together doesn’t affect PSG's team balance, says coach Galtier

PSG have won just one of four league games this month but Galtier rejected suggestions the presence of Neymar, Mbappe and Messi was hurting the team's stability.

Ligue 1: Ten-man PSG held as dogged Reims strike late
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Ligue 1: Ten-man PSG held as dogged Reims strike late

PSG have now dropped points in three of their four league games in 2023

Ligue 1: PSG slip-ups give glimmer of hope to rivals
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Ligue 1: PSG slip-ups give glimmer of hope to rivals

PSG went unbeaten through their first 16 games but that run ended when they came up against their Lens on New Year's Day.

Watch: Lionel Messi scores in PSG win on return after World Cup triumph
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Watch: Lionel Messi scores in PSG win on return after World Cup triumph

World Cup winner Lionel Messi has now scored a league goal in every calendar year since 2005.

Lionel Messi set for first PSG appearance since leading Argentina to World Cup victory
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Lionel Messi set for first PSG appearance since leading Argentina to World Cup victory

While Lionel Messi’s initial two-year deal is on the verge of an end, PSG will look to enter into a new contract with the Argentine legend.

Ligue 1: Marseille, Rennes keep up Champions League chase with wins over Montpellier, Nice
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Ligue 1: Marseille, Rennes keep up Champions League chase with wins over Montpellier, Nice

Marseille won at Monpellier to notch up a fourth successive victory that keeps them third in Ligue 1 with Rennes two-points behind in fourth after a success at home against Nice.

Top-four chasing Liverpool face Brentford in only Premier League clash; Marseille travel to Montpellier in Ligue 1
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Top-four chasing Liverpool face Brentford in only Premier League clash; Marseille travel to Montpellier in Ligue 1

A victory for Jurgen Klopp's side would move them past Tottenham Hotspur into the fifth spot on the Premier League table.

Ligue 1: Messi and Neymar-less PSG suffer first defeat of season as Lens clinch 3-1 win
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Ligue 1: Messi and Neymar-less PSG suffer first defeat of season as Lens clinch 3-1 win

Lois Openda scored one and set up another as Lens, who have only lost once in Ligue 1 this season, closed the gap on PSG at the top to four points after 17 rounds.

Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe grabs winner for PSG after Neymar red card; Lyon thrash Brest
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Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe grabs winner for PSG after Neymar red card; Lyon thrash Brest

The victory put leaders PSG eight points ahead of Lens, who must beat Nice on Thursday to keep up.

Ligue 1: FIFA World Cup winner Lionel Messi to return to PSG next week
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Ligue 1: FIFA World Cup winner Lionel Messi to return to PSG next week

Messi looks likely to miss two Ligue 1 matches and the French Cup match at Chateauroux, possibly making his return at home against Angers on January 11.

Kylian Mbappe, Neymar back for PSG as Ligue 1 reboots
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Kylian Mbappe, Neymar back for PSG as Ligue 1 reboots

PSG's Lionel Messi, however, will not be on show in round 16 as he is still at home, celebrating Argentina's success in the World Cup final in Qatar.

PSG 'no longer welcome' at the Parc des Princes, says club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi
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PSG 'no longer welcome' at the Parc des Princes, says club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi

The Paris municipality said that PSG had a 30-year lease but were now trying to pressure the city into selling the ground.

How things stand in Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Bundesliga before World Cup
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How things stand in Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Bundesliga before World Cup

Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Napoli lead the top-tier leagues in their respective countries.

Ligue 1: PSG thrash Auxerre 5-0 in their last match before FIFA World Cup
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Ligue 1: PSG thrash Auxerre 5-0 in their last match before FIFA World Cup

Argentina star Lionel Messi, Brazil’s Neymar, and Mbappe all started against Auxerre as PSG maintained its five-point lead over second-place Lens.

European football matchday: Man Utd travel to Fulham as leagues host final round of games before FIFA World Cup
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European football matchday: Man Utd travel to Fulham as leagues host final round of games before FIFA World Cup

Manchester United will hope to finish on a high before the World Cup break after having gone through a mixed run in Erik ten Hag's first season as manager.

European football matchday: Werder Bremen host Hertha Berlin, Lens look to close in on PSG
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European football matchday: Werder Bremen host Hertha Berlin, Lens look to close in on PSG

Werder Bremen host Hertha Berlin in a meeting of two teams seeking mid-table sanctuary in the Bundesliga from the threat of relegation.

Ligue 1: Alexandre Lacazette winner gives Laurent Blanc first win as Lyon coach
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Ligue 1: Alexandre Lacazette winner gives Laurent Blanc first win as Lyon coach

Alexandre Lacazette had the final say as he struck the winner in the 90th minute to halt Lyon's wretched series of results.

Ligue 1: PSG rescue point at Reims after Sergio Ramos sees red for 28th time, Marseille lose to Ajaccio
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Ligue 1: PSG rescue point at Reims after Sergio Ramos sees red for 28th time, Marseille lose to Ajaccio

Both PSG and Marseille rested starters with an eye on midweek Champions League games and their showdown next Sunday.

Ligue 1: PSG take bus to Reims after controversy of taking short-haul flights
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Ligue 1: PSG take bus to Reims after controversy of taking short-haul flights

PSG's decision to take the bus for the Ligue 1 game to Reims, which is 150km from Paris, comes a month after the club faced criticism last month for travelling short distances by flight.