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Lionel Messi To Miss PSG's Ligue 1 Match Against Brest, Says COVID-19 Recovery Slow

Jan 14, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Lionel Messi missed PSG's 1-1 draw at Lyon last Sunday when the French league returned from its winter break. Messi had become infected while home in Argentina. He later tested negative and returned to Paris.

Ligue 1 2021-22: Lionel Messi-Less Paris Saint-Germain Grab Late Equaliser Against Lyon

Jan 10, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Paris Saint-Germain required a 76th-minute equaliser from substitute Thilo Kehrer to draw 1-1 against Lyon in Ligue 1 2021-22. Brazilian Lucas Paqueta had given Lyon the lead in the eighth minute.

Ligue 1: Lens Move To Sixth With Win Against Rennes; PSG To Miss Lionel Messi

Saturday's other game between defending champions Lille and Lorient was postponed after a dozen Lorient players tested positive for COVID-19. Paris Saint-Germain will be without Lionel Messi when they play Lyon.

'Lionel Messi Prepared To Leave PSG If French Giants Don't Win UEFA Champions League'

Jan 07, 2022 Jayanta Oinam

Lionel Messi left Barcelona last year in a sensational free-transfer move to join PSG. He is supposed to stay in Paris until at least June 2023. But according to former Barca midfielder Lobo Carrasco, the Argentinean is ready to quit.

FIFA The Best Awards Shortlist: No Cristiano Ronaldo; Mohammed Salah Joins Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski

Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time winner, failed to make the cut for only the second time since he was first nominated at the 2007 FIFA awards. He missed out at the 2010 awards when Messi won ahead of Andres Iniesta and Xavi.

07 January, 2022

Ligue 1 2021-22: Paris Saint-Germain Bank On Kylian Mbappe For Goals Against Lyon

Associated Press (AP)

PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino will miss Brazilian star Neymar who is out injured with a sprained ankle. Even Lionel Messi has so far scored just once in 11 Ligue 1 games leaving Pochettino to bank on Kylian Mbappe.

05 January, 2022

Lionel Messi Flies Back To France To Join PSG After Negative COVID-19 Test

Outlook Web Bureau

Lionel Messi was among four players in the PSG squad to have tested positive for the coronavirus. Others were left-back Juan Bernat, backup goalie Sergio Rico and 19-year-old midfielder Nathan Bitumazala.

05 January, 2022

English League Cup: Liverpool Request Postponement Of Semifinal Vs Arsenal Due To COVID-19

Associated Press (AP)

As many as eighteen Premier League 2021-22 games had to be postponed in recent weeks due to COVID-19. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is also currently isolating after a suspected positive COVID-19 test.

04 January, 2022

French Cup 2021-22: Kylian Mbappe Hat-trick Fires Paris Saint-Germain Into Last 16

Associated Press (AP)

PSG's Kylian Mbappe, who failed to score in the first half on a rainy night in Vannes, came back strongly in the second half to score in the 59th, 71st and 76th minute in their French Cup 2021-22 game.

03 January, 2022

COVID-19 Strikes In 2022: Lionel Messi, Glenn McGrath Head List Of Sports Celebrities Hit By Virus

Outlook Web Bureau

The pandemic is still at large and its new variant Omicron has created a major fear wave across the world. Here is a list of sports personalities who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the New Year.

03 January, 2022

French Cup 2021-22: Fraser Hornby's Injury-Time Goal Helps 10-Man Reims Enter Last 16

Associated Press (AP)

Riding on Fraser Hornby's goal, Reims beat amateur side Thaon 1-0 to march into the pre-quarterfinals of the French Cup 2021-22. It was Hornby's first goal for Reims, who had Hugo Ekitike sent off in 67th minute.


02 January, 2022

Kylian Mbappe's PSG Future: Mauricio Pochettino Hopes French Star Agrees New Deal

Associated Press (AP)

Kylian Mbappe’s contract runs out in June and since the start of January, he has been a free agent, meaning he can leave for nothing at the end of the season. Last summer, PSG withstood an aggressive bid from Real Madrid.

02 January, 2022

Lionel Messi Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Confirm Ligue 1 Leaders Paris Saint-Germain

Outlook Web Bureau

Lionel Messi is among four players in the PSG squad to have tested positive for COVID-19. Others are left-back Juan Bernat, backup goalie Sergio Rico and 19-year-old midfielder Nathan Bitumazala.

23 December, 2021

Ligue 1 Wrap: Lionel Messi's Misfiring PSG Escape With Late 1-1 Draw Vs Lorient

Associated Press (AP)

PSG lead second-place Nice and third-place Marseille by 13 points. Nice beat Lens 2-1 while Marseille needed an even later injury-time goal than PSG to draw 1-1 at home to Reims. Nice and Marseille are separated on goal difference.

14 December, 2021

UEFA Champions League, Round Of 16: Paris Saint-Germain To Face Real Madrid After Re-Draw

Outlook Web Bureau

The UEFA Champions League redraw meant the competition lost a stellar clash between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The second draw ceremony opened with an apology from UEFA tournament director Giorgio Marchetti.

13 December, 2021

PSG Vs Monaco, Ligue 1 2021-22: Kylian Mbappe Scores 100th Goal For Paris Saint-Germain In 2-0 Win

Associated Press (AP)

Kylian Mbappe, at 22 years and 357 days, became the youngest player to score 100 goals for a single team in Ligue 1. Courtesy this win, PSG extended their lead to 13 points ahead of second-placed Marseille.

10 December, 2021

Lionel Messi, Four Months After Leaving Barcelona, Finally Settling In At PSG

Associated Press (AP)

Until now, Lionel Messi’s performances with PSG had left a sense of unfinished business. Apart from a superb strike against Manchester City and three assists against Saint-Etienne, Messi had failed to impress.


09 December, 2021

UEFA Champions League 2021-22, Round Of 16 Draw: Know All The Teams, Seeds

Jayanta Oinam

For the next UEFA Champions League stage, the teams will be drawn against one another for the two-legged round of 16 ties. Teams that already played each other in the group stage and teams from the same country cannot be drawn together.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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