Trophée des Chapmions: Emery hails cool heads : Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery lauded his side's capacity to keep their heads and come from behind to secure a fifth-straight Trophée des Champions; opposite number Leonardo Jardim tipped his hat to Paris' cutting edge.

Alves stars as PSG make it five in a row! : Paris Saint-Germain came from a goal down to beat reigning Ligue 1 Conforama champions AS Monaco 2-1 in the Trophée des Champions, a superb free-kick and an assist from new signing Dani Alves doing the damage.

Trophée des Champions: Rivalry resumes in Tangier : Trophée des Champions: Rivalry resumes in Tangier Ligue 1 Conforama champions AS Monaco take on Coupe de France winners Paris Saint-Germain in the season curtain-raiser in Tanger, Morocco on Saturday, hoping to deny the capital club a fifth-straight

Cavani injured in friendly : Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani has picked up an injury while on international duty with Uruguay and the Ligue 1 Player of the Year could miss Wednesday's friendly against Italy in Nice's Allianz Riviera stadium.

Second synonymous with failure for PSG : Never has there been a better runner-up in a Ligue 1 season than Paris Saint-Germain in 2016-17, but second place can never be good enough for the capital club, writes Andy Scott.

Ligue 1's surprise team of the season : Unsung heroes, unforeseen prodigies and comeback kings: the 2016-17 Ligue 1 season saw a constellation of surprise stars shine brighter than most…

Cornet, Gnagnon get Ivory Coast call : Ligue 1 stars Maxwel Cornet and Joris Gnagnon have been called up to the Ivory Coast squad for international matches next month.

The Breakdown: Week 36 : Check out our comprehensive, match-by-match STATS-powered statistical analysis of all the Ligue 1 Week 36 action - post-game notes and exhaustive team and individual statistics - right here.

Best of Week 36 : The best goals and the best saves from an action-packed Week 36 - check out our Best of Week 36 round-up.

Coupe de la Ligue reactions - Silva: 'We'll catch them' : Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva wasn't alone in saying the champions could rein in AS Monaco in the league after beating the principality side 4-1 to win the Coupe de la Ligue. Full reactions…

Di Marà­a, Cavani propel PSG to glory : àngel Di Marà­a scored one goal and set up two more as Paris Saint-Germain won the Coupe de la Ligue for a record fourth year running, thumping AS Monaco 4-1 in a thrilling final.

Bakayoko: Paris-born, Monaco-made : Tiémoué Bakayoko has flourished since joining AS Monaco, and the freshly-capped France international hopes now to embellish his growing reputation with a Coupe de la Ligue winner's medal against his hometown club.

Ligue 1 leading lights duel for Coupe de la Ligue : Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco's battle for French football surpremacy this season will be continued at Parc OL on Saturday when the duo go head-to-head in the Coupe de la Ligue final.

Pastore warns Monaco: 'PSG have hit form now' : Javier Pastore believes Paris Saint-Germain have hit their stride "just at the right time" ahead of Saturday's Coupe de la Ligue final against AS Monaco.

PSG's reign : Last season, Paris Saint-Germain became the first club since OM to win the Coupe de la Ligue three seasons in a row. Can they win again and set a new record?

Can AS Monaco break 14-year drought? : The principality club will be playing their third Coupe de la Ligue final and their first since winning the trophy in 2003.

Marquinhos' Brazil clinch World Cup qualification : Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos was a starter as Brazil beat Paraguay 3-0 to become the first country to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.

Starry-eyed! : For the very first time in France, the opening ceremony of the Coupe de la Ligue will take place at a sold-out Parc OL - the first big moment of a night not to be missed!

A first for Frank Schneider! : Frank Schneider has been designated to referee the 23rd Coupe de la Ligue final, on Saturday, 1 April.

Support for Paris 2024! : The Coupe de la Ligue final will be a chance to show support for Paris' candidature to hold the 2024 Olympics.

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