Mbappe ready to make history with PSG

August 23, 2020 12:36 pm

LISBON, Aug 23: Paris St Germain striker Kylian Mbappe says he wants to make history for France by winning the country’s first Champions League title in 27 years in Sunday’s final against Bayern Munich.

LISBON, Aug 21: After four thrilling quarter-finals, the upsets stopped at the last four stage in the Champions League, setting up Sunday’s final between Bayern Munich and Paris St Germain.

PARIS, Aug 19: Several thousand Paris St Germain fans headed to Paris’ Champs Elysee avenue on Tuesday night, setting off flares and fireworks as they celebrated their team reaching the Champions League final for the first time after beating RB Leipzig.

LISBON, Aug 13: Paris St Germain scored two late goals, including a stoppage-time winner from substitute Eric Choupo-Moting, to beat outsiders Atalanta 2-1 and end the Serie A side’s Champions League dream in their quarter-final on Wednesday.

PARIS, August 1: Paris St Germain completed a domestic treble as they beat Olympique Lyonnais 6-5 on penalties to lift the French League Cup on Friday with the match ending in a 0-0 stalemate after regular and extra time.

PARIS, Jan 16: Paris St Germain secured a convincing 4-1 victory at Monaco in a rescheduled game to open an eight-point lead at the top of the Ligue 1 standings on Wednesday.

PARIS, Jan 9: Mauro Icardi continued his devastating scoring form with a hat-trick to inspire Paris St German to a 6-1 thrashing of 10-man St Etienne in the French League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday.

PARIS, Nov 23: Paris St Germain’s Brazil forward Neymar made his comeback from injury as they enjoyed a 2-0 home win over Lille on Friday to move a provisional 11 points clear at the top of Ligue 1.

PARIS, Nov 7:  Mauro Icardi was again in the right place at the right time to earn Paris St Germain a 1-0 home victory over Club Brugge on Wednesday as the French champions booked their spot in the Champions League last 16.

Sloppy PSG beaten by Dijon in Ligue 1

November 2, 2019 11:10 am

PARIS, Nov 2:  Paris St Germain suffered their third Ligue 1 defeat of the season when they wasted a one-goal lead to lose 2-1 at lowly Dijon on Friday.

PARIS, Oct 28: Mauro Icardi and Kylian Mbappe scored twice each as Paris St Germain extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to eight points with a 4-0 crushing of bitter rivals Olympique de Marseille at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.

BRUGES, BELGIUM, Oct 23: After being left out of the starting line-up in the Champions League on Wednesday, Kylian Mbappe said he wanted to prove Paris St Germain would find it hard to do without him and showed as much by coming off the bench to bag a hat trick in a 5-0 away demolition of Club Brugge.

SWITZERLAND, Sept 17: The Court of Arbitration for Sport has reduced Paris St Germain striker Neymar’s suspension from three to two UEFA games for insulting match officials, CAS said on Tuesday.

BARCELONA, Aug 31: Paris St Germain are not close to reaching a deal with Barcelona that would take Neymar back to the Spanish champions as the Catalans have not met the French club’s asking price for the Brazil forward, PSG’s sporting director Leonardo said on Friday.

PARIS, April 28: Stade Rennes rallied from two goals down to stun Paris St Germain 6-5 on penalties in the French Cup final after a 2-2 draw on Saturday as the Ligue 1 champions’ season heads for a gloomy finale.

UEFA took the unusual step on Friday to explain a series of controversial Video Assistant Referees (VAR) calls in this week's Champions League last 16 ties.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Nepal’s 2018 winner of Miss Nepal beauty pageant Shrinkhala  Khatiwada was at Le Parc des Princes Stadium, Paris on Wednesday night to watch the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and Manchester United.

Shrinkhala watched the game in VIP seating alongside former boss of Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson, Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Patrick Evra, Paul Pogba.

Real worries ahead of PSG game

March 3, 2018 10:50 am

March 3: Luka Modric and Toni Kroos are said to be in a race to be fit for Real Madrid’s Champions League trip to Paris Saint-Germain.

MADRID, Feb 15: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Paris St Germain 3-1 on Wednesday, with the holders roaring back to life in the Champions League last-16 first leg tie after a dismal domestic campaign.

PARIS, September 12: Paris St Germain manager Unai Emery believes his side face increased pressure to deliver success in the Champions League following their transfer splurge ahead of the season.

PARIS, August 5:  World record signing Neymar will be treated to a grand welcome ceremony at Paris St Germain's stadium on Saturday but will sit out the French club's Ligue 1 opener after his transfer was not registered in time.

PARIS, August 4: Money was never the motivating factor for Neymar's record 222 million-euro (200 million pounds) transfer from Barcelona, the world's most expensive footballer said on his arrival at Paris St Germain on Friday.

PARIS, August 4: Neymar completed his record-shattering transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain on Thursday, signing a five-year deal with the French club after they triggered his 222 million euros ($263 million) release clause.

MADRID, August 3: Spain's La Liga on Thursday rejected payment of a record-breaking release clause that would allow Neymar to leave Barcelona for Paris St Germain, a source from the national football league said.

MADRID, August 2: Brazilian striker Neymar Jr is leaving FC Barcelona, the Catalan club confirmed on Wednesday, as a radio report said he was moving to French team Paris Saint-Germain.

BARCELONA, Spain, Mrch 4: Lionel Messi and Neymar scored three spectacular goals to keep Barcelona atop the Spanish league after routing Celta Vigo 5-0 on Saturday.

PARIS, Feb 15: Two years after being humiliated by Barcelona in the Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain turned the tables on the five-time champions with a relentless display of skill, energy and determination.

Germany midfielder Julian Draxler has joined Paris St Germain on a four-and-a-half year contract from VfL Wolfsburg, the French champions said on Tuesday.

French champions Paris Saint Germain have agreed to sign Germany midfielder Julian Draxler from VfL Wolfsburg on a four-year deal subject to a medical, the Bundesliga club said on Saturday.

Arsenal will have another chance to beat Bayern Munich in a Champions League knockout tie after the sides were paired yet again in the round of 16 following Monday's draw.

BARCELONA, Nov 30: Argentina’s superstar footballer Lionel Messi’s father is negotiating his son’s transfer from Spanish champions FC Barcelona to French side Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), according to media reports.

PARIS, Sept 12: One is a veteran of nearly 20 years at his club, the other started his new job only months ago. Both share the same goal: delivering European glory with teams lacking a Champions League title.

PARIS, Aug 10: With its star striker gone and a new coach at the helm, Paris Saint-Germain begins a new era in the French league, one likely to be marked by much more domestic success.

PARIS (AP) — Winger Hatem Ben Arfa joined French champion Paris Saint-Germain from Nice on a two-year-deal on Friday, becoming new coach Unai Emery's first signing.