Ligue 1

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.

Neymar Doesn’t Get The Haters — Especially The Fat Shamers

RECIFE, Brazil — Brazil striker Neymar complained on Thursday that he is not given the respect he deserves, after Brazil beat Peru 2-0 for their eighth consecutive 2022 World Cup qualifying win.

Neymar had a goal and an assist but was criticised by fans and commentators for getting involved in scuffles and not reproducing the scintillating form that has made him one of the top players of his generation.

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.

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.

Tres Patadas, Un Manotazo Y Una Foto Con El Hijo Del Arquero Rival: Así Fue El Debut De Messi En El PSG

Muchas veces para describir la grandeza de Messi se recurre a números, estadísticas y videos con sus mejores jugadas. Sin embargo, uno realmente logra comprender esa grandeza al ver los momentos posteriores a su debut con la camiseta del PSG y la devoción con que los jugadores del Stade de Reims, su rival de turno, fueron a saludarlo.

Desde su implacable marcador, el zimbabuense Marshall Munetsi, hasta el golero serbio Predrag Rajkovic, quien agarró a su pequeño hijo para que Messi lo tomara en sus brazos para una fotografía.

Opposing Goalkeeper Doesn’t Miss Chance To Get Son In Photo With Messi

On the evidence of Sunday’s match at a packed Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, PSG is going to be a traveling circus this season. It really wasn’t any different before with Neymar in the spotlight, but there’s certainly a more partisan feel about it with away crowds not so much jeering Lionel Messi’s every touch as collectively willing more of them.

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. 

Lionel Messi Included In PSG’s Squad For Sunday’s Ligue 1 Match

REIMS - Argentine forward Lionel Messi has been included in Paris Saint-Germain's squad for Sunday's Ligue 1 trip to Reims, the club said on Sunday.

The 34-year-old, who signed a two-year deal with PSG with an option for a third year after his contract with Barcelona expired, had yet to feature in the squad since joining on Aug. 10.

Messi has not played since winning the Copa América with Argentina against Brazil on July 10.

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