# French Ligue 1

Last month
February 2023
# Take a Bow
Messi snatches extraordinary win, Neymar stretchered off
Paris Saint-Germain secured a dramatic 4-3 victory over Lille today.
Last year
# Wrap
Neymar and Mbappe on target as PSG stay top of Ligue 1
Elsewhere, Nice claimed their first victory of the campaign as on-loan Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe scored a match-winning penalty.
# almost there
PSG win but Ligue 1 title celebrations put on hold
Mauricio Pochettino’s side brushed aside Angers despite being without the injured Lionel Messi and the suspended Neymar.
# euro wrap
Depleted Bayern Munich crash at home to Moenchengladbach
Meanwhile in France, Marseille won away to Bordeaux in Ligue 1 for the first time since 1977.
All time
# Ligue 1
Ramos sent off as PSG snatch draw with struggling Lorient
The defender had come off the bench for just his third appearance since moving from Real Madrid.
# Late Late Show
Di Maria strikes late as PSG come from behind to beat reigning champions Lille
Argentinian’s 88th-minute winner sends PSG 10 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 for now.
# Controversial
PSG scrape victory with late Mbappe penalty
PSG had to come from behind against Angers, with Danilo Pereira heading in the equaliser.
# Shut out
Rennes stun PSG to inflict first Ligue 1 defeat of the season
Mauricio Pochettino’s side miss opportunity to extend their lead at the top.
# Ligue 1
Champions Lille, Monaco extend winless starts to French season
Monaco are now eight points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain already.
# Champions
Lille win French Ligue 1 title for first time since 2011
Lille were 2-1 winners against Angers while PSG beat Brest 2-0.
# Done Deal
Spain international extends PSG stay to 2025
Juan Bernat has signed a four-year extension to his contract.
# Punishment
Marseille fan jailed, 11 more described as 'imbeciles'
Hundreds of angry supporters broke into the club’s training ground late last month.
# Lorient Express
PSG suffer first defeat under Pochettino after stunning Lorient comeback
Terem Moffi netted an injury-time winner for struggling Lorient against the Ligue 1 champions.
# The Return
10 years after World Cup fiasco, Raymond Domenech back in management
The former France coach has been unveiled as the new boss of struggling Ligue 1 side Nantes.
Groundsman dies after heat lamp accident
The incident occurred shortly after Lorient’s 3-0 home defeat to Rennes.
# Controversy
Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan star
The individual said Andre Villas-Boas’s side have evidence of the Brazil forward making the comments on two occasions.
# Positive tests
Ligue 1 season opener postponed as Marseille confirm four Covid-19 cases
Andre Villas-Boas’ side were due to take on St Etienne this Friday.
# Stalwart
PSG captain Thiago Silva set to leave after eight years
The Brazilian defender won’t be offered a contract extension when it expires at the end of the current campaign, according to reports.
# Permanent deal
PSG sign Inter Milan striker Icardi for a reported €50m
The Argentine international spent the season on loan with the French champions — scoring 20 goals.
# Hands Off
Monaco winger suspended ‘indefinitely’ for pushing referee
Portuguese international Gelson Martins shoved the official twice in their 3-1 defeat to Nimes.
# Appointment
Lyon replace ex-Arsenal and Barca defender with former Roma boss Garcia
The Ligue 1 club sacked Brazilian coach Sylvinho after their terrible start to the season.
# free agent
Balotelli without a club after leaving Marseille
The Italian striker is being linked with West Ham and Napoli as his contract in France has expired.
# Take a Bow
Brilliant Mbappe volley enough for PSG to go 12 points clear in France
The 20-year-old fired home his league-leading 19th goal of the campaign tonight.
# keeping busy
Jose Mourinho on scouting mission in France
The Portuguese coach was sacked by Manchester United in December
# Hot Water
Monaco suspend coach Thierry Henry amid question marks over his future
The former Arsenal, Barcelona and France player only replaced Leonardo Jardim as manager in October.
# Prolific
The €22 million Cardiff target outscoring Neymar and Cavani in France
Emiliano Sala has been on red-hot form in Ligue 1.
# Relief
22 penalties later, goalkeeper scores winner as Henry's Monaco reach French League Cup semis
The Arsenal legend’s team are floundering in Ligue 1, sitting second-bottom and five points from safety.
# misfortune
Thiago Silva becomes the latest PSG robbery victim
The thieves are believed to have got away with items worth hundreds of thousands of euros.
# Called Off
Clash between Henry and Vieira postponed amid ongoing security concerns in France
Monaco against Nice is one of four matches that won’t take place this weekend.
# Ligue 1
Henry reportedly on the verge of taking first managerial job
The Arsenal legend looks set to replace Gus Poyet, who was suspended last Friday, and become Bordeaux’s head coach.
# Winning Start
Neymar bags first PSG goal since February as Tuchel's reign begins with victory
Timothy Weah, the son of 1995 Ballon d’Or winner George Weah, rounded out the victory with his first league goal.
# lashing out
French ref under fire for crazy player kick in last night's game between Nantes and PSG
Diego Carlos was sent-off in bizarre circumstances.
# rebirth
Nice admit renaissance man Mario Balotelli likely to leave but who will take the gamble and sign him?
The Italian has rediscovered his form and rebuilt his reputation in France, but a lack of European football next season will lead to his departure.
# From Paris With Love
It's only early November but the French league already appears to be a one-horse race
Monaco are doing their best to keep in touch but Paris Saint-Germain seem very comfortable at the summit.
# relentless
Monaco may have lost Kylian Mbappe but can count on Radamel Falcao's remarkable form
The Colombian scored a brace tonight as his side easily beat Lille.
# introduction
Kylian Mbappe inevitably scored on his PSG debut as they ominously racked up five
The teenager started in attack against Metz alongside Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Julian Draxler.
# transition
Monaco prepare for Kylian Mbappe's inevitable departure by signing ex-Man City attacker
27-year-old Stevan Jovetic arrives from Inter Milan.
# outrageous
Lyon's Nabil Fekir has scored the best goal you'll see all day - with his weaker foot
The 24-year-old is making sure he grabs the spotlight now that Alex Lacazette has moved to Arsenal.
Superb Radamel Falcao shows that rumours of Monaco's demise have been greatly exaggerated
Kylian Mbappe remained on the bench throughout the clash with Dijon and the youngster wasn’t missed.
# Always Him
French Revolution: Mario Balotelli continues to be the unlikely lad for the unlikely team in Ligue 1
The controversial striker has netted 13 times in the league for Nice, who are chasing Monaco at the top of the table.