Mbappé scores a penalty as PSG beats Monaco 5-2 to move four points clear at the top

Star striker Kylian Mbappé scored his 14th league goal of the season as French leader Paris Saint-Germain beat third-place Monaco 5-2 to move four points clear at the top on Friday. Second-place Nice can keep the gap at one point if it beats Toulouse at home on Sunday. After striker Gonçalo Ramos put PSG ahead … Read more

Mbappé has reached 300 career goals faster than Messi or Ronaldo. His France elders are impressed.

Kylian Mbappé has scored 300 career goals faster than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Former France great Thierry Henry has nothing but admiration and Jean-Pierre Papin — the 1991 Ballon d’Or winner — believes the best is yet to come. Mbappé achieved the feat over the weekend in a 14-0 rout of Gibraltar at the … Read more

Kylian Mbappé scores twice as France beats Netherlands to qualify for Euro 2024

Kylian Mbappé helped France seal qualification for next year’s European Championship by scoring twice in a 2-1 win over the Netherlands on Friday for a perfect sixth win in Group B. There had been talk before Friday’s match at the Johan Cruyff Arena of the 24-year-old France captain being out of form after failing to … Read more

Champions League Match Day 1: Mbappé rescues PSG, Barcelona looking strong

Doug McIntyre Soccer Journalist The most prestigious club competition on Planet Futbol returned with aplomb on Tuesday as the group stage of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League season kicked off.  The action on a star-studded Match Day 1 didn’t disappoint, either.  Here are five quick takeaways: Kylian Mbappé rescues sputtering PSG It was fair to … Read more

UEFA Champions League draw: Can Kylian Mbappe lead PSG out of Group of Death?

Doug McIntyre Soccer Journalist The group stage of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League is now set, with the first slate of matches scheduled to kick off on Sept. 19. Here are three quick takeaways following Thursday’s draw in Monaco:   PSG, AC Milan, Newcastle and Dortmund comprise Group of Death  Bayern Munich, Manchester United and … Read more

Mbappe scores in return, but PSG still winless after draw with Toulouse

Even Kylian Mbappe couldn’t save Paris Saint-Germain from a tedious performance as the defending champion drew with Toulouse 1-1 in the French league on Saturday. Mbappe started on the bench and replaced Lee Kang-in in the 51st minute in the hope of breaking the deadlock. The France striker gave PSG the lead with a penalty … Read more