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Genesio: ‘Focusing on fight with Marseille’

Monaco’s humiliation at Paris Saint-Germain last week has opened the door for a thrilling fight for second. Olympique Lyonnais boss Bruno Genesio, however, says his focus is on securing third ahead of Olympique de Marseille.

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Top three goal for Marseille with Lille in town

Olympique de Marseille will seek to add to LOSC Lille’s troubles and pick up three points in Saturday’s Week 34 encounter at the Stade Orange Vélodrome to ensure they remain in the hunt for a top-three finish.

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Balotelli set for Nice clash with Montpellier

Mario Balotelli is in the squad for OGC Nice’s European six-pointer against Montpellier Hérault SC at the Allianz Riviera on Sunday after recovering from illness.

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Balotelli to miss Nice clash with Montpellier

Mario Balotelli is expected to miss OGC Nice’s European six-pointer against Montpellier Hérault SC at the Allianz Riviera on Sunday due to illness.

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Memphis Depay revelling in life at Lyon

Memphis Depay is playing some of the best football of his career right now, but has admitted he had wondered “if Lyon had bought the right player” as he struggled to adapt to life in France.

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Best of Week 33

The best goals, the best saves and the most interesting moments from an action-packed round of matches – check out our Best of Week 33 round-up.

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The Breakdown: Week 33

Check out our comprehensive, match-by-match STATS-powered statistical analysis of all the Ligue 1 Conforama Week 33 action – post-game notes and exhaustive team and individual statistics – right here.

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Week 33 Match Reports

All the match reports and video highlights from every game of Week 33 of Ligue 1 Conforama’s 2017-18 campaign.

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Week 33 review: PSG claim title in style, race for second back on

PSG claimed a seventh Ligue 1 Conforama title with a 7-1 devastation of closest rivals Monaco in Week 33, leaving victorious OL and OM just four points shy of second with five matches left to play.

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Week 33 review: PSG romp to title, race for second back on

PSG claimed a seventh Ligue 1 Conforama title with a 7-1 devastation of closest rivals Monaco in Week 33, leaving victorious OL and OM just four points shy of second with five matches left to play.

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Bordeaux win big at Montpellier

Montpellier’s European hopes sustained a blow as they were beaten 3-1 by a Bordeaux side that was clinical in front of goal.

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Debuchy grabs late winner for Saint-Etienne

Mathieu Debuchy’s renaissance continued on Saturday as he popped up with the late winner for AS Saint-Etienne away to RC Strasbourg Alsace.

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Roux stars as Metz stun Rennes

Nolan Roux scored a second-half brace as bottom club FC Metz came from behind to stun Stade Rennais FC and win 2-1 at Roazhon Park on Saturday.

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Week 33 reactions – Emery: ‘Continue writing our history’

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery was a happy man after his side trounced challengers Monaco 7-1 to clinch the 2017-18 Ligue 1 Conforama title, a match opposite number Leonardo Jardim labeled ‘a nightmare’.

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Neymar ‘back in a month’

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar could be back in time for the champions-elect’s final game of the season against SM Caen, according to the player himself.

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Goalscoring second nature for Edinson Cavani

Now Paris Saint-Germain’s record goalscorer, things are coming naturally to Edinson Cavani both on and off the pitch…

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