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Pochettino Did What No Manager Has Done In The Last Decade — He Substituted Lionel Messi Off

Mauricio Pochettino is in the headlines after he made the bold decision to substitute Lionel Messi during Paris Saint-Germain’s tight 2-1 victory against Lyon on Sunday. How many times has Messi been subbed you might ask? Almost never.

With the scored tied at 1-1 Pochettino felt that taking Messi out of the game would help his side. 

Storming A Field To Throw Hands With Opposing Fans Results In Minimal Punishment

Ligue 1 club RC Lens will play two home games behind closed doors pending an investigation into the crowd trouble that marred Saturday's derby against Lille, the league's disciplinary committee said on Monday.

Lens will host Strasbourg on Wednesday and Stade de Reims on Oct. 1, with a decision on the incident to be rendered on Oct. 6, the statement added.

The kickoff to the second half of the Ligue 1 game, which Lens won 1-0, was delayed by about half an hour after crowd trouble erupted at halftime.

Lens Fans Invade Pitch, Start Brawl With Lille Fans During Rare Derby Win

LENS, France — A second-half goal from Przemyslaw Frankowski earned RC Lens their first victory over Lille in 15 years as they moved up to provisional second place in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 win after a derby marred by crowd trouble on Saturday.

Frankowski's strike ended a 12-game winless streak for Lens against the French champions, who had beaten them 4-0 and 3-0 last season.

The result put the "Sang et Or" (Blood and Gold) on 12 points from six games, three behind Paris St Germain, who will play their match in hand at home against Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday.

PSG’s Hyped MNM Lineup Melted Before Our Eyes

In the annals of soccer history, you have to pick from some of the greatest teams of all time to find a front three that compares to the PSG lineup Mauricio Pochettino chose on Wednesday. For the first time, he was able to field Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, the much-hyped MNM trio.

The vaunted PSG lineup didn’t last long nor did it impress on the road at Club Brugge. The star forwards went scoreless as Paris Saint-Germain was held to a stunning 1-1 draw by the Belgian side. Club Brugge looked far more exciting on offense, outshooting PSG 16-9 (7-4 on target). 

Messi And Neymar Might Finally Play Together During Wednesday's Champions League Match

Lionel Messi and Neymar have been included in Paris St Germain's Champions League squad for their trip to Club Brugge on Wednesday after the pair missed the weekend's Ligue 1 action following their return from international duty.

Ligue 2 Player In France Receives Red Card For Getting In Scuffle With… A Yankees Fan??

Three weeks after OGC Nice ultras stormed the pitch against Marseille, another incident with a fan has gone down in France. On Monday during a Ligue 2 game, a bizarre Khalid Boutaib red card was given out after the Moroccan found himself in an altercation with a fan.

Qué Elegancia La De Francia: El PSG Firma Un Acuerdo De Dos Años Con Christian Dior

El fútbol y la moda siempre han estado entrelazados y ahora el club francés Paris Saint-Germain lleva el estilo al siguiente nivel. Esto luego de que Christian Dior se transformara en diseñador del vestuario oficial del PSG.

La colaboración se prolongará por al menos las dos próximas temporadas, en las que Dior creará looks casuales y formales en colores negro y azul marino. Todo especialmente diseñado para el club parisino.

Americans Are Taking Over Europe; Here Are All 25 Transfers, Loans And Moves From This Summer

American players were moving across Europe this summer with more than 20 different transfers, loans and moves during the transfer window. This article will list them all. If you’re looking for USMNT transfers Summer 2021, then you’ve come to the right place.

The European summer transfer window closed on Monday, bringing an end to one of the most memorable windows in history. Lionel Messi going to PSG and Cristiano Ronaldo going back to Manchester United were the major headlines, but Americans also made some big moves.

Let’s look at all the various deals.

24-Year-Old Ohioan Erik Palmer-Brown Completes Loan Move To Ligue 1 Side Troyes

Erik Palmer-Brown's latest loan move has been confirmed. The 24-year old will spend the 2021/22 campaign on loan with Troyes in Ligue 1. 

The USMNT center back has been shipped around the continent on loan since joining Manchester City's U23 side back in 2018, first joining Belgium's Kortrijk before spending a season in Holland with NAC Breda. He made 18 appearances for the Eredivisie side before moving on to Austria for the the 2019 season with FK Austria Vienna. The Violets liked what they saw in Palmer-Brown and brought him back for another season.

Messi Makes PSG Debut In Match Dominated By Kylian Mbappé

It’s not champagne football yet, but PSG’s perfect start to the season continued on Sunday with a 2-0 away win over Reims. Kylian Mbappé scored both the goals, highlighting how potentially devastating a move to Real Madrid would be at this moment, even following the arrival of Lionel Messi.

The 34-year-old made his PSG debut in the 66th minute, replacing Neymar on the Brazilian's first appearance of the season. 

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