STADE LOUIS II, MONACO -- Sunday's effort was surprisingly poor from Paris Saint-Germain, who were tactically outclassed and suffered their earliest Ligue 1 defeat in a season since Qatar Sports Investments' (QSI) debut campaign of 2011-12.
Adrien Rabiot impressed again for the French champions, and although he finished on the losing side, he is growing in maturity with each match. Marco Verratti finally started a game, and playing 69 minutes was a big boost ahead of an important run of...
Unai Emery suffered his first loss as Paris St Germain manager as the current champions suffered an early defeat in their defence of the Ligue 1 title with a 3-1 loss to Monaco.
First-half goals from Joao Moutinho and Fabinho put Monaco in control, and after Edison Cavani had offered PSG hope, a Serge Aurier own goal sealed victory for the home side, who moved joint top with Nice and Guingamp.
The visitors made a sluggish start and soon found themselves trailing to the principality side when Moutinho...
Speculation linking Edinson Cavani with a return to Napoli will not amount to anything, the club's president Aurelio De Laurentiis has said.
Cavani spent three successful seasons with the Azzurri between 2010 and 2013, helping them finish third, fifth and second in Serie A, before departing for Paris Saint-Germain in a transfer worth a reported €64 million.
Paris Saint-Germain's Layvin Kurzawa has admitted that he has been "fortunate" to have enjoyed a full preseason with the French champions this summer after he was called up by France coach Didier Deschamps for the first time since back in November of 2014.
The 23-year-old has scored three goals and assisted another in three competitive appearances across all competitions so far this season and he returns to Stade Louis II to face former club AS Monaco with PSG on Sunday.
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