Teamwork makes the dream work

PSG on cusp of Ligue 1 title forward of Lorient conflict

13


Paris Saint-Germain might be topped Ligue 1 champions on Wednesday for a record-extending twelfth time.

To clinch the league title, PSG should earn a victory towards relegation-battlers Lorient and want AS Monaco to drop factors towards Lille.

Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, extra (U.S.)

The membership’s season finale comes amid the backdrop of Kylian Mbappé‘s anticipated farewell, with ESPN beforehand reporting the striker intends to affix Actual Madrid when his PSG contract expires on the finish of the season.

Luis Enrique’s facet are 11 factors clear with 5 video games left within the French prime flight, though it is only one of three trophies they might nonetheless raise this season.

PSG are into the French Cup remaining the place they are going to face Lyon. They’ve additionally earned a spot within the Champions League semifinals the place they are going to play Borussia Dortmund within the first leg on Could 1 and the return leg on Could 8.

Luis Enrique, who’s in his debut season as PSG supervisor, mentioned on Tuesday he and his squad have mentioned the opportunity of profitable the quadruple this season, referring to the French Tremendous Cup title they lifted in January.

“The quadruple? In fact we discuss it. It is a motivation,” Luis Enrique advised a information convention. “It’s a manner of writing the membership’s historical past and town’s historical past. However an important isn’t what we win however how we win, how we play.

“We now have eight video games left, hopefully 9 and we’ll put the identical dedication in all of them.

“It is motivating us. For the second, we now have one title [the French Super Cup]. We have to win the league and proceed to struggle in Ligue 1 to respect the opposite golf equipment. After we can have the French Cup remaining towards Lyon [on May 25], a particular sport. It’s a lengthy and sinuous highway. We must be very centered at this finish of the season.”