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Apr 16, 2015

Van Sant, Macbeth to jazz up 68th Cannes film festival

PARIS (Reuters) – Palme d’Or laureate Gus Van Sant’s “The Sea of Trees” and Justin Kurzel’s “Macbeth” will jazz up the 68th Cannes festival, the glittering cinema showcase to which Woody Allen returns after a three-year hiatus.

Todd Haynes’s “Carol”, a drama featuring Cate Blanchett about a lesbian love affair, joins the list.

Apr 16, 2015

PSG lack depth to reach top of Europe

PARIS (Reuters) – The strength in depth Paris St Germain showed in knocking Chelsea out of the Champions League was missing against Barcelona as the French side were humbled 3-1 at home in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.

PSG, who were without the suspended Marco Verratti and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, also had to make do with the absence of the injured Thiago Motta in Wednesday’s match.

Apr 16, 2015

Paris St Germain lack depth to reach top of Europe

PARIS (Reuters) – The strength in depth Paris St Germain showed in knocking Chelsea out of the Champions League was missing against Barcelona as the French side were humbled 3-1 at home in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.

PSG, who were without the suspended Marco Verratti and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, also had to make do with the absence of the injured Thiago Motta in Wednesday’s match.

Apr 16, 2015

Soccer-PSG lack depth to reach top of Europe

PARIS, April 16 (Reuters) – The strength in depth Paris St Germain showed in knocking Chelsea out of the Champions League was missing against Barcelona as the French side were humbled 3-1 at home in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.

PSG, who were without the suspended Marco Verratti and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, also had to make do with the absence of the injured Thiago Motta in Wednesday’s match.

Apr 16, 2015

Soccer-PSG lack collective strength to reach top of Europe

PARIS, April 16 (Reuters) – The collective strength Paris St Germain showed in knocking Chelsea out of the Champions League was missing against Barcelona as the French side were humbled 3-1 at home in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.

PSG, who were without the suspended Marco Verratti and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, also had to make do with the absence of the injured Thiago Motta in Wednesday’s match.

Apr 15, 2015

Blanc rues PSG absentees after humbling Barcelona loss

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc was left to rue the absence of key players after the French champions were humbled 3-1 at home by Barcelona in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday.

PSG were without suspended striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Italian midfielder Marco Verratti, who was sorely missed along with the injured Thiago Motta as PSG suffered their first home defeat in a European game since 2006.

Apr 15, 2015

Soccer-Blanc rues PSG absentees after humbling Barcelona loss

PARIS, April 15 (Reuters) – Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc was left to rue the absence of key players after the French champions were humbled 3-1 at home by Barcelona in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday.

PSG were without suspended striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Italian midfielder Marco Verratti, who was sorely missed along with the injured Thiago Motta as PSG suffered their first home defeat in a European game since 2006.

Apr 15, 2015

We take nothing for granted, says Barcelona coach

PARIS (Reuters) – Barcelona will not make the mistake of underestimating Paris St Germain in their Champions League quarter-final second leg next week after securing a 3-1 win in Paris on Wednesday, according to coach Luis Enrique.

The Spanish side outclassed the French champions with a goal by Neymar and two from Luis Suarez to close on a last-four spot but Jeremy Mathieu’s late own goal gave PSG hope ahead of Tuesday’s second leg at the Nou Camp.

Apr 15, 2015

Soccer-We take nothing for granted, says Barcelona coach

PARIS, April 15 (Reuters) – Barcelona will not make the mistake of underestimating Paris St Germain in their Champions League quarter-final second leg next week after securing a 3-1 win in Paris on Wednesday, according to coach Luis Enrique.

The Spanish side outclassed the French champions with a goal by Neymar and two from Luis Suarez to close on a last-four spot but Jeremy Mathieu’s late own goal gave PSG hope ahead of Tuesday’s second leg at the Nou Camp.

Apr 15, 2015

Neymar, Suarez snap PSG’s unbeaten streak as Barca shine

PARIS (Reuters) – Barcelona took a big step towards the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday as a goal from Neymar and a Luis Suarez double ended Paris St Germain’s 33-game unbeaten run at home in Europe with a 3-1 win at the Parc des Princes.

PSG, who were without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, suspended for one game after picking up a red card in the last-16 second leg at Chelsea, fell behind when Neymar netted from close range at the end of a quick counter attack in the 18th minute.

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      "I have been with Reuters for nine years, working as a sports reporter in Paris. I have covered Olympics in Turin, Beijing and Vancouver, African Nations Cup in Ghana and Angola. As a cycling correspondent, I have been covering the Tour de France since 2006."
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