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Ligue 1: PSG beat Nancy 2-1 to go second

French Ligue 1 reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 2-1 win against Nancy, moving to the second place after leveling on points with Monaco.

Les Parisiens opened scoring in the 13th minute through Lucas Moura's free kick, which evaded everyone including Nancy goalkeeper Guy N'dy Assembe and bended in the goal,reports Xinhua on Saturday.


La Liga: Messi on target as Barcelona cruise past Deportivo 4-0

Spanish football club Barcelona warmed up for next week's Champions League clash at home to Manchester City with a comfortable 4-0 home win over Deportivo la Coruna on an afternoon when Leo Messi returned to action.

Barcelona on Saturday started the game with fit-again Messi on the subs' bench and with a three-man defence to allow Lucas Digne and Arda Turan to play as wing backs with Rafinha given a free role.


Enrique provides Messi injury update

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique confirmed on Friday that Argentine football star Leo Messi is ready to play in the La Liga match against Deportivo la Coruna on Saturday.

Messi was on the sidelines for the last three weeks after being down with a thigh injury.


Barcelona get Messi boost ahead of Deportivo clash

Argentine football star Leo Messi is expected to return to action when FC Barcelona hosts Deportivo la Coruna in the Camp Nou on Saturday.

Whether or not the Argentinean plays from the start or joins as a substitute is not sure, but the club wants to give him game time ahead of next Wednesday's vital Champions League clash against Manchester City.


El Clasico to take place on December 3rd

The first derby between Barcelona and Real Madrid of this La Liga football season will take place on December 3 at 4:15 pm local time (7:45 pm IST) the Camp Nou, La Liga President Javier Tebas confirmed on Wednesday.

The Derby between Spain's most widely supported teams is also known as El Clasico. Tebas explained that the time of the match has been chosen to be compatible with the viewing peaks of the Asian market.


Ramos injury adds to Real Madrid woes

First reports indicate that Sergio Ramos will be out of action for at least a month after suffering a knee injury towards the end of Spanish football team's 2-0 win away to Albania.

The Real Madrid defender fell badly after jumping for a high ball in the 80th minute of the game on Sunday and immediately signalled for help, before being carried from the pitch.


Joey Barton left out in the cold by Rangers

Controversial English footballer Joey Barton, who plays for Scottish club Rangers FC, has been told not to report back for training on Monday morning.

Barton is on the eve of completing a three-week club suspension but Rangers have now confirmed he has been told to stay off for another week while further disciplinary action is considered.


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