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  • Di Maria fires unbeaten PSG past Marseille

    Paris Saint-Germain defeated bitter rivals Marseille 2-1 on Sunday to extend their record unbeaten run in Ligue 1 to 34 matches as the hosts remained unable to solve their home woes. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his league-leading 21st goal of the season to give PSG the lead inside two minutes at the…

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  • Ibrahimovic scores as unbeaten PSG wins 2-1 at Marseille

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the first goal and set up the winner for Angel di Maria as Paris Saint-Germain won 2-1 away at bitter rival Marseille on Sunday, extending its record unbeaten league run to 34 matches and maintaining its massive 24-point lead. Ibrahimovic pounced in the second minute with…

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  • Monaco get Champions League boost, seven see red

    Monaco's hopes of Champions League football next season got a boost with a 1-0 win over Nice on Saturday as Lyon rekindled their European challenge by beating Angers 3-0. The Riveria derby clash between the second and third placed teams failed to ignite Monaco's Stade Louis II before midfielder…

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  • Blanc says 'no conditions' in PSG new contract talks

    Paris (AFP) - Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc insisted Saturday that negotiations with the Ligue 1 giants over a contract extension were advancing and were not linked to success in the Champions League.

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  • PSG bid to extend unbeaten French Ligue 1 run at Marseille

    Paris Saint-Germain will be looking to extend their Ligue 1 unbeaten streak at bitter rivals Marseille on Sunday as the hosts bid to end their own record winless run at home. Laurent Blanc's champions stretched their unbeaten run to a record 33 matches with a 3-1 win over Lorient midweek and next…

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  • Jiangsu Suning FC record signing Ramires scores on debut

    Jiangsu Suning's record signing Ramires has paid immediate dividends for his new club after he scored on his debut for the Chinese outfit. The Brazilian midfielder, who arrived from Chelsea last month for 28 million euros ($31 million), side-footed a volley from a right-wing cross to open the…

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  • PSG set new French league unbeaten record

    Paris Saint-Germain established a new Ligue 1 record on Wednesday as they stretched their unbeaten streak to 33 matches by easing past Lorient 3-1 at the Parc des Princes. Edinson Cavani was given a rare start by Laurent Blanc and justified his manager's decision by opening the scoring in only the…

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  • Lacazette fires Lyon past Bordeaux

    Paris (AFP) - Alexandre Lacazette struck twice as Lyon secured a welcome 3-0 win over Bordeaux in Ligue 1 on Wednesday for just their second victory in 11 matches.

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  • Jackson Martinez joins Evergrande in record China deal

    Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande smashed China's transfer fee record Wednesday when they announced a deal to secure Atletico Madrid's unsettled Colombian striker Jackson Martinez for 42 million euros ($46 million). Martinez, 29, is the latest Europe-based player to move to the cashed-up…

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  • Monaco tighten grip on second, Marseille extend run

    Monaco reasserted their grip on second place in Ligue 1 with a 2-0 victory over Bastia on Tuesday, while 10-man Marseille beat Montpellier 1-0 to stretch their unbeaten run to 11 matches. Former Monaco defender Francois Modesto gifted the hosts the opening goal as he inadvertently turned a corner…

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  • Monaco strengthens 2nd place in French league

    Monaco recovered from a heavy league loss with a 2-0 win over Bastia to strengthen its second place in the French league on Tuesday. The Principality side did not impress but played solid football throughout to provisionally increase its lead over third-place Angers to five points. Monaco, which…

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  • Quotes from voters in this week's AP Global Football 10

    LONDON (AP) -- Quotes from voters in this week's Associated Press Global Football 10

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona lead AP Global Football Poll

    LONDON, England (AP) -- Cristiano Ronaldo led the way at the summit of the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday, after scoring a hat trick in Real Madrid's resounding 6-0 win against Espanyol.

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  • The Latest: Stoke signs $26m Imbula in winter's biggest deal

    As the transfer window closed, Stoke completed the biggest winter move by paying 18.3 million pounds ($26.4 million) for Giannelli Imbula. The Premier League club broke its transfer record to sign the 23-year-old defensive midfielder from Porto. Imbula has played for the France under-21s but…

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  • Marseille sign Sunderland striker Fletcher

    Marseille have signed Scotland striker Steven Fletcher on loan from Sunderland until the end of the season, the Premier League side confirmed on Monday. Fletcher joined Sunderland from Wolves for £12 million ($17 million, 15.9 million euros)in 2012 and scored 23 goals in 108 appearances, but he…

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  • Bordeaux sign Debuchy on loan from Arsenal

    Bordeaux (AFP) - Right-back Mathieu Debuchy has joined Bordeaux on a six-month loan deal from Arsenal, the Ligue 1 side said on Monday.

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  • Watford land Doucoure from Rennes

    Watford signed Abdoulaye Doucoure from Rennes and immediately loaned the French midfielder to Spanish club Granada on Monday, the Premier League side announced. The 23-year-old will gain further top-level experience with La Liga outfit Granada, whose shares are held by Watford owners the Pozzo…

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