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Oct 4, 2015

Soccer-Ibrahimovic sets scoring record as PSG beat Marseille

PARIS, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic became Paris St Germain’s top scorer of all time when he led the French Champions to a 2-1 home win against bitter rivals Olympique de Marseille in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Ibrahimovic, who joined the club from AC Milan in 2012, netted two penalties before the interval to take his PSG goal tally to 110, moving one ahead of the club record set by Portugal’s Pedro Miguel Pauleta between 2003 and 2008.

Oct 3, 2015

Soccer-PSG coach expects more from Ibra ahead of Marseille clash

PARIS, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the verge of becoming the club’s all-time top goalscorer but Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc wants to see more from the Sweden striker in Sunday’s Ligue 1 classic against Olympique de Marseille.

Ibrahimovic, who turns 34 on Saturday, has scored 108 goals in all competitions for PSG since he joined from AC Milan in 2012, one short of Pedro Pauleta’s record.

Sep 29, 2015

Sport remains big in Britain despite Tour snub – Prudhomme

PARIS (Reuters) – Cycling remains big in Britain despite London’s decision to turn down the chance to host a Tour de France Grand Depart again in 2017, race director Christian Prudhomme said on Tuesday.

The BBC quoted Transport for London (TfL), who would have funded the opening stages if the British capital had been chosen by Tour organisers Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) as saying that it was pulling out.

Sep 28, 2015

Marseille woes go on with Angers defeat, St Etienne lose

PARIS (Reuters) – Olympique de Marseille’s shambolic start to the season continued on Sunday when they slumped to a 2-1 home defeat by promoted Angers while Hatem Ben Arfa inspired Nice to a 4-1 win over high-flying St Etienne.

Angers, who had not won at the Stade Velodrome since 1978, prevailed thanks to goals by Thomas Mangani, with a penalty, and Romain Thomas. Michy Batshuayi reduced the deficit with a late spot-kick for Marseille.

Sep 27, 2015

Marseille woes continue with home loss to Angers

PARIS (Reuters) – Olympique de Marseille’s shambolic start to the season continued on Sunday when they slumped to a 2-1 home defeat by promoted Angers.

Angers, who had not won at the Stade Velodrome since 1978, prevailed thanks to goals by Thomas Mangani, a penalty, and Romain Thomas. Michy Batshuayi reduced the deficit with a late spot-kick for Marseille.

Sep 27, 2015

Soccer-Marseille woes continue with home loss to Angers

PARIS, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Olympique de Marseille’s shambolic start to the season continued on Sunday when they slumped to a 2-1 home defeat by promoted Angers.

Angers, who had not won at the Stade Velodrome since 1978, prevailed thanks to goals by Thomas Mangani, a penalty, and Romain Thomas. Michy Batshuayi reduced the deficit with a late spot-kick for Marseille.

Sep 27, 2015

Ibrahimovic on target as PSG go four points clear

PARIS (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic underlined his return to scoring form as he helped Paris St Germain stretch their Ligue 1 lead to four points with a 4-1 comeback win at Nantes on Saturday.

The Sweden striker cancelled out Yacine Bammou’s early opener three minutes into the second half before Edinson Cavani, Angel Di Maria and Serge Aurier’s goals put the champions on 20 points from eight games.

Sep 26, 2015

Soccer-Ibrahimovic on target as PSG go four points clear

PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic underlined his return to scoring form as he helped Paris St Germain stretch their Ligue 1 lead to four points with a 4-1 comeback win at Nantes on Saturday.

The Sweden striker cancelled out Yacine Bammou’s early opener three minutes into the second half before Edinson Cavani, Angel Di Maria and Serge Aurier’s goals put the champions on 20 points from eight games.

Sep 26, 2015

Ibrahimovic scores again as PSG beat Nantes 4-1

PARIS (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic underlined his return to scoring form as he helped Paris St Germain stretch their Ligue 1 lead to four points with a 4-1 comeback win at Nantes on Saturday.

The Sweden striker cancelled out Yacine Bammou’s early opener three minutes into the second half before Edinson Cavani, Angel Di Maria and Serge Aurier’s goals put the champions on 20 points from eight games.

Sep 26, 2015

Soccer-Ibrahimovic scores again as PSG beat Nantes 4-1

PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic underlined his return to scoring form as he helped Paris St Germain stretch their Ligue 1 lead to four points with a 4-1 comeback win at Nantes on Saturday.

The Sweden striker cancelled out Yacine Bammou’s early opener three minutes into the second half before Edinson Cavani, Angel Di Maria and Serge Aurier’s goals put the champions on 20 points from eight games.

    • About Julien

      "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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