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MEDIA GUIDE: Week 3 : For the most comprehensive English-language guide to the weekend's matches, check out ligue1.com's Media Guide, with match-by-match press kits and the newsletter - a one-stop guide to the top footballing news from France.

SEASON PREVIEW: New trio braced for survival fight : Two of the most evocative names in French football, FC Metz and RC Lens return to Ligue 1 in 2014-15, but as Andy Scott writes, SM Caen could be the best prepared of all the promoted sides to survive the rigours of the top flight.

TDC - Zlatan: 'My job hasn't finished' : Paris Saint-Germain striker and Man of the Match Zlatan Ibrahimovic made it clear that he is out to deliver more of the same this season after scoring a double to clinch the Trophée des Champions in Beijing on Saturday. Reactions.

TDC: Zlatan fires PSG to the title! : A first-half double from captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw a dominant Paris Saint-Germain side beat a valiant Guingamp outfit 2-0, claiming their fourth Trophée des Champions despite suffering in the Beijing heat on Saturday.

TDC - Thiriez: 'A huge potential for Ligue 1' : Ahead of the Trophée des Champions in Beijing, Frédéric Thiriez underlined the importance of China in the LFP's plans for the international development of Ligue 1 at a press conference at the French embassy in the Chinese capital.

TDC: Showtime in Beijing! : At 14:00 CET, Paris Saint-Germain and EA Guingamp square off in the Trophée des Champions, the capital club out to assert their dominance and the Brittany knockout specialists looking to create the first upset of the season.

TDC: All eyes on the prize! : With PSG and EAG holding their first training sessions in Beijing, the tension - and excitement - is starting to rise ahead of Saturday's Trophée des Champions, a title both sides are set to go all-out to win.

TDC: PSG's Cavani boost ahead of Saturday showpiece : Paris Saint-Germain received the perfect fillip ahead of their Trophée des Champions clash with Guingamp as striker Edinson Cavani reaffirmed his commitment to the club this season despite a host of transfer speculation.

Trophée des Champions: PSG-EAG - the stats : A look at the matches, players and coaches that have stood out in Paris Saint-Germain and En Avant de Guingamp's match-ups in the past - all you need to know ahead of Saturday night's showpiece season curtain-raiser in Beijing.

Beijing for the Trophée des Champions' Asian debut : Held for the first time in its history in Asia, the Trophée des Champions will pit Ligue 1 champions against Coupe de France winners En Avant de Guingamp in Beijing on August 2.

The Trophée des Champions live on CCTV5 : This year's Trophée des Champions between Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain and Coupe de France holders EA Guingamp in Beijing will be shown live on China's premium sporting network CCTV5 on Saturday, August 2.

Romero: 'We've had a great World Cup' : AS Monaco's Argentina 'keeper Sergio Romero was focused on the positives while compatriot Ezequiel Lavezzi of Paris Saint-Germain spoke of the agony of going so close in their 1-0 World Cup final loss to Germany.

Thiago Silva: 'We're all responsible' : Suspended for Brazil's nightmare 7-1 capitulation against Germany in the World Cup semi-finals, Paris Saint-Germain stopper Thiago Silva said the whole squad must shoulder the blame, himself included.

Preseason friendly schedule : From international tours to the Emirates Cup, via Austria and Spain, from Kitchee United to FC Barcelona, including CSKA Moscow, FC Porto and Borussia Mà¶nchengladbach, the 2014-15 Ligue 1 term kicks off with an exciting series of friendly matches...

Monaco's James tops World Cup group stage : Monaco's Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez has topped FIFA's Castrol Index for individual players in the group stage, while a host of Ligue 1 stars made it onto the Castrol Index Top 11.

EA Guingamp and the Trophée des Champions : After their debut in the competition in Montreal, En Avant de Guingamp will dispute their second-ever Trophée des Champions match against Paris Saint-Germain in Beijing on August 2.

Paris Saint-Germain and the Trophée des Champions : The competition's first-ever winner and current title-holders Paris Saint-Germain will be taking part in their seventh Trophée des Champions when they take on EA Guingamp in Beijing on August 2. Key facts right here.

Ochoa: 'The match of my life' : AC Ajaccio's Mexico 'keeper Guillermo Ochoa pulled off a string of stunning saves as Mexico denied Brazil for a 0-0 draw in their clash on Tuesday, saying afterwards that it was the high point of his career so far.

Trophée des Champions: The Records : Ahead of the 19th edition of the show-piece curtain-raiser - that pits the Ligue 1 champions against the Coupe de France winners - in Beijing on August 2, check out where the bar rests on all manner of records in the competition.

Trophée des Champions 2014 logo unveiled : The logo for the 19th edition of the Trophée des Champions features the colours of China and Beijing, the location of the showpiece season 2014-15 curtain raiser on August 2, 2014.

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