PARIS (AP) — A host of injuries have struck France in the leadup to a pair of Nations League matches later this week.
The French football federation on Tuesday added Aston Villa defender Lucas Digne to a long list of injured players ahead of matches against Austria and Denmark.
PARIS (AP) — France captain Hugo Lloris has been ruled out of upcoming Nations League matches as a series of injuries led to further replacements in coach Didier Deschamps' squad on Monday.
The French football federation said the Tottenham goalkeeper will miss the games against Austria and Denmark because of a right thigh injury.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lionel Messi opened the scoring and Neymar scored twice as French champion Paris Saint-Germain beat French Cup winner Nantes 4-0 to win the Champions Trophy on Sunday.
Messi, the record seven-time Ballon d'Or winner, netted midway through the first half.
PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi scored his first goal in the French league and Kylian Mbappe grabbed the fastest goal of his career as Paris Saint-Germain beat Nantes 3-1 on Saturday.
Messi sealed PSG's win in the 87th minute from Mbappe's pass at the end of a counterattack.