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In-form Victor Osimhen’s seventh league goal of the season wasn’t enough for Lille on Sunday as they missed the chance to go third in Ligue 1 after drawing 2-2 with Nimes.

Lille miss out on third after Nimes draw

Nigeria international Osimhen, 20, who also scored in Lille’s 2-1 Champions League defeat to Chelsea midweek, struck the hosts’ leveller with 11 minutes remaining after a Renaud Ripart penalty at the end of the first half and Kevin Denkey’s neat 70th-minute finish had cancelled out Loic Remy’s 13th-minute opener.
Icardi scored his first Ligue 1 goal on Saturday (AFP Photo-Lucas BARIOULET)

Mauro Icardi scores first Ligue 1 goal as Paris Saint-Germain beat Angers 4-0

Mauro Icardi scored his first Ligue 1 goal as Paris Saint-Germain moved five points clear at the top of the table with a 4-0 thrashing of high-flying Angers on Saturday.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe celebrating after scoring against Nantes during the L1 football match on Dec 23, 2018. AFP

Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe back for PSG after month absence

Kylian Mbappe is available to make his return from a thigh injury when Paris Saint-Germain visit Bordeaux in Ligue 1 this weekend, coach Thomas Tuchel said on Friday.
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PSG suffer rare home defeat against Reims

Paris St-Germain (PSG) suffered their second defeat of the season and their first at home in Ligue 1 for 16 months as they lost 2-0 to Stade de Reims on Wednesday.
Real Madrid Leonardo Jardim Julen Lopetegui

Monaco’s Leonardo Jardim in spotlight amid awful start to season

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim insists he is unfazed by the speculation over his future as the 2017 French champions go into a midweek derby against Patrick Vieira’s Nice still without a win this season.
Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Riyad Mahrez stars in Manchester City’s destruction of Watford

Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.
Henry Onyekuru provided an assist for Islam Slimani to score Monaco’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Nimes in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game.

Monaco’s Henry Onyekuru seeks third start, first goal for at Reims

Nigerian international Henry Onyekuru will be targeting his 3rd start for his French Ligue 1 side, Monaco when they take on home side Reims tonight at the Stade Auguste-Dalaune in Reims.
(Front row from L to R) Paris Saint-Germain’s Argentine midfielder Angel Di Maria, Paris Saint-Germain’s Spanish midfielder Pablo Sarabia, Paris Saint-Germain’s Spanish defender Juan Bernat, Paris Saint-Germain’s Italian midfielder Marco Verratti, Paris Saint-Germain’s Senegalese midfielder Idrissa Gueye (back row from L to R) Paris Saint-Germain’s Costa Rican Keylor Navas, Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian defender Marquinhos, Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian defender Thiago Silva, Paris Saint-Germain’s Belgian defender Thomas Meunier, Paris Saint-Germain’s Argentine forward Mauro Icardi and Paris Saint-Germain’s French defender Presnel Kimpembe pose for team a photo prior to the UEFA Champions league Group A football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on September 18, 2019. (Photo by GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP)

Idrissa Gueye gives edge to Paris Saint-Germain as Lyon lie in wait

Idrissa Gueye has earned rave reviews for his standout performance in Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League win over Real Madrid in midweek and the midfielder looks to be exactly what they have been sadly lacking in recent seasons.
FC Nantes coach Christian Gourcuff has described the club’s summer loan signing from Levante, Moses Simon, as an important creative player who will help improve his team this term

Moses Simon celebrates Nantes home win against Reims

Nigeria winger Moses Simon has celebrated Nantes slim 1-0 win against Reims in their French Ligue 1 clash at the Stade de la Beaujoire on Sunday.
Newly-promoted La Liga club Mallorca have signed Baba Rahman on a season-long loan from Chelsea after he penned a one-year extension with the Premier League club.

Mallorca sign Baba Rahman on loan from Chelsea

Newly-promoted La Liga club Mallorca have signed Baba Rahman on a season-long loan from Chelsea after he penned a one-year extension with the Premier League club.
Maduka Okoye

Super Eagles invitee Maduka Okoye concedes four

Super Eagles invitee Maduka Okoye conceded four goal in Sunday’s Regionalliga division (a fourth-tier league in German football) while in action for Fortuna Dusseldorf II, who lost 4-2 to Borussia Dortmund II, according to reports.
Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named his final 27-man squad for friendly games against Burkina Faso and Niger in September.

Morocco coach trims squad for Burkina Faso and Niger friendlies

Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named his final 27-man squad for friendly games against Burkina Faso and Niger in September.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has reacted after netting a brace on his Lille debut as they kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a 2-1 win over Nantes.

Victor Osimhen hails Lille wonderful team performance in win against Saint Etienne

Victor Osimhen hailed the performance of his Lille teammates in Wednesday’s 3-0 win against Saint Etienne in their French Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.
Super Eagles Striker Victor Osimhen believes he is not yet in top shape and will need to keep on training hard to become better.

Victor Osimhen nets brace in Lille home win against Saint Etienne

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen was on target twice as Lille defeated Saint Etienne 3-0 in their French Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Wednesday.

Marseille get point with goalless draw in Nantes

Marseille had a chance to score their first goal of the campaign after VAR detected a handball in the home box in the 31st minute. But Argentine striker Dario Benedetto, Marseille’s marquee summer signing, smashed the penalty kick high over the bar.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar attends a training session of French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, on August 10, 2019. (Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET - AFP)

PSG, French football braced for Neymar exit

The saga of Neymar’s seemingly inevitable departure from Paris Saint-Germain is proving a long, drawn-out affair bringing the curtain down on what will ultimately feel like a fleeting and failed experiment.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has reacted after netting a brace on his Lille debut as they kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a 2-1 win over Nantes.

Victor Osimhen named in Ligue 1 team of the week

Victor Osimhen has been named in the Ligue 1 team of the week for matchday following his outstanding performance against Nantes.
Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Asisat Oshoala: Nigeria were afraid of early exit in Women’s World Cup

Asisat Oshoala has revealed that her side's desire to claim their first win inspired her goal in Nigeria's 2-0 triumph over South Korea in Grenoble on Wednesday.

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