Ligue 1

Sunday, 3 August 2014

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It gave the Portuguese coach great pleasure to see the Colombian striker mark his return to action with a goal after seven months on the sidelines following knee surgery

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Martin Atkinson awarded a free-kick instead of a penalty when Chuba Akpom was fouled in the area in the second half, meaning Radamel Falcao's header proved the winner

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The striker scored twice to see his side lift the Trophee de Champions on Saturday but has called on his team-mates to show just how strong the team can be

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The striker has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid but his coach is determined not to see him follow James Rodriguez to the European champions this summer

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The Brazil international completed a £40 million move to Paris Saint-Germain last month, but has come under criticism following his performances at the World Cup

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The World Cup's star performer was the in-vogue option chosen by Florentino Perez as his new Galactico - now he must focus on the player who can take his team to the next level

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The Ligue 1 holders secured the Trophee de Champions on Saturday but their coach is anxious that the full squad may not be ready for the beginning of the season

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The striker has spent the last eight months on the treatment table with a serious knee injury but at last made his comeback on Saturday

Saturday, 2 August 2014

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The midfield star converted from 12 yards to level after Dario Cvitanich's spot kick had given the hosts a shock lead

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No fee has been revealed for the attacking midfielder's switch to Russia, though it is believed to be in the region of £5.6 million as he signs a two-year deal

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The Italian gave little away when quizzed on the future of the Argentina winger, but admitted that goalkeeper Lopez will not leave despite reported interest from Chelsea

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Luis Enrique's side take on the French outfit in their latest pre-season fixture ahead of La Liga season getting underway

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The Sweden striker single-handedly claimed the first piece of silverware of the season for the reigning Ligue 1 champions with two first half goals

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Laurent Blanc's men face last season's Coupe de France winners this afternoon. Follow the match LIVE

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The coach played down the Ballon d'Or nominee's influence at the club and stressed the importance of claiming their first title of 2014-15 with a Trophee des Champions win

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The Chilean has been linked with the English giants on a daily basis this summer but is hardly the first player to have been caught up in such long-running speculation

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The Real Madrid target will make his long-awaited comeback from a cruciate ligament injury against Valencia in a pre-season friendly, according to his new Monaco manager

Friday, 1 August 2014

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The former France defender feels the Swede offers more leadership than his Brazilian team-mate and accused the centre-back of panicking under pressure on the field