PSG looks to win French league title with depleted squad
After running away at the top of the standings all season, Paris Saint-Germain has found it hard to wrap up its eighth French league title.
Needing just a draw to win the French title, defending champion Paris Saint-Germain was humiliated 5-1 at second-placed Lille on Sunday.
Mbappe and Buffon can’t beat Napoli in Champions League
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — After 180 minutes, Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain finished dead even.
Following a 2-2 draw in Paris two weeks ago, the teams played out a 1-1 stalemate Tuesday in another riveting Champions League matchup.
While it was PSG which needed a last-gasp equalizer in the first meeting, this time Lorenzo Insigne's penalty for Napoli canceled out Juan Bernat's opener for the visitors.
PSG signs defender Bernat and striker Choupo-Moting
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain left it late to make two signings before the French league's transfer window shut on Friday — and also released a batch of players.
The French champion bought Spain defender Juan Bernat from Bayern Munich, thus resolving a problem at left back. PSG was without a recognized left back with Layvin Kurzawa injured and Yuri Berchiche sold in July to Spanish side Athletic Bilbao.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich defender Juan Bernat has been ruled out for several weeks after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.
Bayern says the 24-year-old Bernat suffered the injury last Saturday in a friendly game against Milan in Shanghai, and that he underwent surgery in Munich on Monday.
Bernat, who joined Bayern from Valencia in 2014, has played in 65 Bundesliga games for the side, winning the league in each of his three seasons. He has made seven appearances for Spain.
Bayern routs Champions League debutant Rostov for new record
MUNICH (AP) — Five-time champion Bayern Munich gave Russian debutant Rostov a rude welcome to the Champions League on Tuesday, winning 5-0 in a record 13th consecutive win at home in the competition.
Goals from Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Mueller on his 27th birthday, two from rising star Joshua Kimmich and another from Juan Bernat gave Carlo Ancelotti's team a perfect start in Group D and maintained the side's winning start to the season.