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PSG 2-0 Marseille: PSG attack at speed, but fortunate to keep a clean sheet

February 25, 2013
PSG 2-0 Marseille: PSG attack at speed, but fortunate to keep a clean sheet

A closer game than the scoreline suggests. With injury problems in defence, Carlo Ancelotti named Sylvain Armand as his left-sided centre-back. David Beckham was on the bench. Élie Baup named an unchanged side from the XI that triumphed over Valenciennes last week. PSG’s four outright attackers combined effectively at times, but Marseille will feel they had enough...
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Marseille 2-2 PSG: Gignac and Ibrahimovic

October 8, 2012
Marseille 2-2 PSG: Gignac and Ibrahimovic

Andre-Pierre Gignac and Zlatan Ibrahimovic both scored twice in Le Classique. There were no surprises in Elie Baup’s line-up – this is his first-choice XI since the departures of Cesar Azpilicueta and Stephane Mbia. Carlo Ancelotti brought Javier Pastore into the side, and there were also returns at the back for Christophe Jallet and Alex. This was...
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Porto 1-0 PSG: Porto dominate with more width

October 4, 2012
Porto 1-0 PSG: Porto dominate with more width

PSG remained narrow while Porto played with plenty of width – and the home side’s two wingers were the key attacking players. Vitor Pereira chose his expected line-up in the usual 4-3-3 system. Carlo Ancelotti left out Javier Pastore, preferring Jeremy Menez and Nene. At the back he brought in Mamadou Sakho. Porto played superior football throughout...
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PSG 2-2 Montpellier: narrowness versus width

February 20, 2012
PSG 2-2 Montpellier: narrowness versus width

First played second in Ligue 1, and PSG maintain their one-point lead.
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Marseille 3-0 PSG: Marseille prosper down the right

November 29, 2011
Marseille 3-0 PSG: Marseille prosper down the right

PSG lost the joint lead of Ligue 1 after a heavy defeat in Le Classique.
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