• PSG’s Edinson Cavani pays tribute to Chapecoense – but gets a yellow card for his gesture

    PSG’s Edinson Cavani pays tribute to Chapecoense – but gets a yellow card for his gesture

    Edinson Cavani paid tribute to Chapecoense after scoring his 100th goal for Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday evening – but the striker was cautioned by the referee for his gesture.

    After the Uruguay international found the net with a penalty in the second half of the 2-0 victory over Angers, he revealed a t-shirt with Chapecoense’s initials above the word ‘fuerza’, which translates to ‘strength’.

    The PSG was one of many figures in football who showed their support for the Brazilian club which […]

  • PSG deny viral reports suggesting they donated €40m to Chapecoense

    PSG deny viral reports suggesting they donated €40m to Chapecoense

    Paris Saint-Germain have denied speculation that they have donated €40 million to Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who lost 19 players in a plane crash on Monday.

    Following the disaster in Colombia, in which 71 people died, rumours began circulating on social media that PSG had pledged a significant sum of money.

    But a club spokesperson told AFP: “PSG formally denies this rumour.

    “It just showed its solidarity with the victims and a minute of silence was organised before training. Another will be held […]

  • Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi explains error against Paris Saint-Germain

    Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi explains error against Paris Saint-Germain

    Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi has apologised in his attempt to explain his error leading to Paris Saint-Germain’s equaliser in the Champions League this week.

    The Nigerian starlet has been one of the Gunners’ most impressive performers for much of this season, but admits he got it badly wrong as Lucas Moura’s header went in off him in Wednesday night’s game.

    The Brazilian’s goal put Arsenal’s hopes of winning Group A in serious doubt, and Iwobi says he’ll have to do better next […]

  • Arsene Wenger speaks out over Arsenal’s November curse following PSG disappointment

    Arsene Wenger speaks out over Arsenal’s November curse following PSG disappointment

    Arsene Wenger has spoken out over Arsenal‘s so-called November curse following the side’s frustrating 2-2 draw with Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.

    Alex Iwobi’s own-goal in the 77th minute meant the Gunners came away from the Emirates with a point, but the draw means they face a struggle to finish top of Group A.

    The north London outfit have now drawn three matches and lost one in all competitions this month but Wenger emphatically denied the existence of any curse over […]

  • Arsenal’s Ramsey shows sympathy for gloomy Iwobi

    Arsenal’s Ramsey shows sympathy for gloomy Iwobi

    The Wales international has offered his support for the dejected Nigerian after his own goal earned Unai Emery’s men a point from the Emirates Stadium.

    Aaron Ramsey has showed his support for his Arsenal teammate, Alex Iwobi who scored an own goal that helped PSG escape with a 2-2 draw in Wednesday’s Uefa Champions League game.

    Iwobi headed into his own net in an attempt to clear his defence following a corner-kick taken by the Ligue 1 champions.

    He was replaced almost immediately […]

  • Alex Iwobi devastated after PSG draw, admits Arsene Wenger

    Alex Iwobi devastated after PSG draw, admits Arsene Wenger

    Arsene Wenger admits he faces a difficult task to raise Alex Iwobi’s spirits after his error in Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with PSG.

    The Nigeria international unwittingly flicked the ball past his own goalkeeper David Ospina following a goal-bound header from Lucas Moura, a mistake which looks like it will cost Arsenal the chance of topping Group A.

    After making a sensational breakthrough last season, Iwobi has struggled to rediscover his best form in recent weeks, illustrated by his failure to score in […]

  • Wenger admits Arsenal momentum has gone

    Wenger admits Arsenal momentum has gone

    Three draws in a row – the latest against PSG – has led the Gunners boss to concede that his side are ‘stuttering’, but he is refusing to panic.

    Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal are enduring another November stumble after their 2-2 Champions League draw with Paris Saint-Germain.

    The Gunners responded to Edinson Cavani’s early goal to go 2-1 up at the Emirates Stadium through Olivier Giroud’s penalty and Marco Verratti’s own goal, only to see PSG snatch a draw thanks […]

  • Mesut Ozil accused of ‘disappearing’ during difficult matches

    Mesut Ozil accused of ‘disappearing’ during difficult matches

    Arsenal star Mesut Ozil cannot be trusted defensively and ‘disappears’ against physical sides, according to former France boss Raymond Domenech.

    Ozil, 28, has seven goals in 18 appearances for the Gunners this term and played 90 minutes as Arsene Wenger’s side drew 2-2 with Paris Saint-Germain in their group stage match of the Champions League on Wednesday night.

    The German became Arsenal’s record signing in 2013 following his £42.5million arrival from Real Madrid and the attacking midfielder came in for heavy criticism […]

  • Arsene Wenger frustrated with Arsenal defending

    Arsene Wenger frustrated with Arsenal defending

    The Gunners boss has slammed his side’s defensive display and lack of creativity during the eventful draw with PSG.

    Arsene Wenger was left frustrated by Arsenal’s complacent defending after his side squandered the opportunity to secure top-spot in Champions League Group A with a 2-2 draw against Paris Saint-Germain.

    Arsenal were on the verge on progressing as pool winners as Olivier Giroud’s penalty and Marco Verratti’s calamitous own-goal cancelled out Edinson Cavani’s opener.

    However, Lucas Moura’s header – via an Alex Iwobi deflection […]

  • Arsenal 2-2 Paris Saint-Germain: Lucas pegs back Gunners thanks to unfortunate Iwobi

    Arsenal 2-2 Paris Saint-Germain: Lucas pegs back Gunners thanks to unfortunate Iwobi

    The Brazilian converted with a late effort that was helped on its way by the Gunners man past Ospina, as the battle for top spot in the group continues wide open.

    Lucas Moura kept Paris Saint-Germain’s chances of finishing top of Champions League Group A alive as his header salvaged a 2-2 draw against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

    An Olivier Giroud penalty and an own goal from Marco Verratti had helped Arsenal overturn Edinson Cavani’s deserved opener for PSG and they […]

  • Aurier to miss PSG’s Arsenal clash after ban from entering London

    Aurier to miss PSG’s Arsenal clash after ban from entering London

    The Ivory Coast international defender was given a suspended two-year sentence for elbowing a police officer in September, and has now been barred from entering England.

    Serge Aurier will miss PSG’s Champions League clash with Arsenal after British authorities banned the right-back from entering the country.

    The Ivory Coast international was sentenced to two months in prison in September for elbowing a police officer, though the punishment was suspended and Aurier has launched an appeal.

    PSG have issued a strongly-worded statement regarding the […]