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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: PSG on brink of title after beating Marseille; Nice revive Champions League hopes
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Ligue 1: PSG on brink of title after beating Marseille; Nice revive Champions League hopes

A Kylian Mbappe penalty proved decisive as Paris Saint-Germain beat bitter rivals Marseille 2-1 on Sunday, meaning they could clinch the Ligue 1 title this week.

European football matchday: Chelsea face Crystal Palace in FA Cup semis; Real Madrid travel to Seville
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European football matchday: Chelsea face Crystal Palace in FA Cup semis; Real Madrid travel to Seville

Chelsea, the 2018 FA Cup winner, have already reached one final, losing the League Cup to Liverpool. Palace have lost both FA Cup finals they have reached, most recently in 2016.

Ligue 1: Marseille fans banned again from PSG showdown
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Ligue 1: Marseille fans banned again from PSG showdown

This decision was made because of the "animosity" and the "strong antagonism" between the fans of the two clubs, said the order.

Europa Conference League: Leicester fight back to set up semi-final with Jose Mourinho's AS Roma
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Europa Conference League: Leicester fight back to set up semi-final with Jose Mourinho's AS Roma

Leicester will play Roma for a place in the final in Tirana on 25 May, after the Serie A side overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit against Norwegians Bodo/Glimt with a 4-0 thrashing.

Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe mum on PSG future after sparking rout of Lorient
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Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe mum on PSG future after sparking rout of Lorient

They lead Marseille by 12 points and need just 13 more from their final eight games to be assured of a record-equalling 10th French title.

Europa Conference League draw: Leicester City meet Rennes, Marseille face Basel in last 16
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Europa Conference League draw: Leicester City meet Rennes, Marseille face Basel in last 16

Marseille, who won the inaugural Champions League in 1993, will play Swiss side Basel in the last 16, while 1988 European Cup winners PSV Eindhoven face FC Copenhagen.

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: Depleted Lyon come from behind to stun Marseille in see-saw replay
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Ligue 1: Depleted Lyon come from behind to stun Marseille in see-saw replay

The defeat meant Marseille missed out on climbing to second place in Ligue 1, led by PSG on 53pts, while Nice have 42 in second and Marseille 40 in third.

Ligue 1: Cengiz Under strikes as Marseille end 45-year wait for win at Bordeaux
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Ligue 1: Cengiz Under strikes as Marseille end 45-year wait for win at Bordeaux

Marseille won away to Bordeaux in Ligue 1 for the first time since 1977 as Cengiz Under's first-half goal secured a 1-0 victory on Friday.

France detects new COVID-19 variant 'IHU', more infectious than Omicron: All we know about it
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France detects new COVID-19 variant 'IHU', more infectious than Omicron: All we know about it

The new variant — B.1.640.2 — which has been detected in 12 patients near Marseille, contains 46 mutations, making it more resistant to vaccines and infectious

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: French authorities to tighten security at stadiums amid rising incidents of fan violence
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Ligue 1: French authorities to tighten security at stadiums amid rising incidents of fan violence

The move announced by the Sports, Interior and Justice ministries followed a series of violent incidents in stadiums this season in the French league.

Ligue 1: Georginio Wijnaldum rescues PSG after Lens leave Messi in a daze
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Ligue 1: Georginio Wijnaldum rescues PSG after Lens leave Messi in a daze

PSG equalised in the second minute of injury time as Kylian Mbappe crossed for fellow substitute Wijnaldum to head home.

Ligue 1: Quiet night for Lionel Messi after seventh Ballon d'Or win as Nice hold PSG to goalless draw
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Ligue 1: Quiet night for Lionel Messi after seventh Ballon d'Or win as Nice hold PSG to goalless draw

Despite the draw, PSG are 12 points clear at the top of the French table from Marseille, who climbed up to second with a 1-0 win at 10-man Nantes

Ligue 1: Lyon-Marseille clash abandoned after Dimitri Payet hit with bottle, Nice rally past Clermont
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Ligue 1: Lyon-Marseille clash abandoned after Dimitri Payet hit with bottle, Nice rally past Clermont

Dimitri Payet required treatment after being struck on the side of the head as he prepared to take a corner in the fifth minute

European football: In-form West Ham host Liverpool; Serie A awaits Milan derby
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European football: In-form West Ham host Liverpool; Serie A awaits Milan derby

Liverpool can extend its unbeaten run to 26 matches, which would beat the club’s all-time league landmark set by Bob Paisley’s 1982 team

Europa League: Lazio fans barred from travelling to Marseille due to regular 'violent behaviour'
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Europa League: Lazio fans barred from travelling to Marseille due to regular 'violent behaviour'

The Minister, Gerald Darmanin, said groups of the Lazio faithful had persistently caused trouble not only around the stadia but also in city centres.

Ligue 1: Lionel Messi muted as 10-man Paris Saint-Germain draw with Marseille
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Ligue 1: Lionel Messi muted as 10-man Paris Saint-Germain draw with Marseille

It is a perfectly acceptable result for Mauricio Pochettino's side, who have lost just one of their opening 11 matches in Ligue 1 and are seven points clear at the top from Lens in second.

Super Sunday: Arch-rivals in cricket, football and F1 take centrestage on 24 October
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Super Sunday: Arch-rivals in cricket, football and F1 take centrestage on 24 October

Arch-rivals in football and cricket will be in action on Sunday while Formula One enthusiasts will once again get to witness the ongoing rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.