In-form Radamel Falcao scored twice as champions Monaco extended their 100 percent start to the season with an emphatic 6-1 victory over Ligue 1 rivals Marseille.
The Colombia international striker powered home a penalty and then netted with a diving header to take his tally to seven goals in four league games and move Monaco onto 12 points alongside leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Poland defender Kamil Glik had volleyed the hosts into an early lead at Stade Louis II, before Falcao's double and Adama...
A dazzling Neymar scored a brace, won a penalty and provided two assists as 10-man Paris Saint-Germain closed out Toulouse 6-2 in the former Barcelona star's home debut on Sunday.
The Brazil international followed up his goal and assist at Guingamp with a similar effort at the Parc des Princes, bagging the Parisians' 31st-minute equaliser with a stabbed effort from close range after the visitors had stunned Unai Emery's side with a well-worked goal in the 18th minute.
Neymar then set up Adrien...
Lille's attacking potential was on display as coach Marcelo Bielsa's new side started their Ligue 1 campaign with a 3-0 win over Nantes on Sunday.
After finishing a disappointing 11th last season, Lille hired the Argentine coach -- known as "El Loco Bielsa" (Crazy Bielsa) to his fans -- with the aim of returning to the Champions League while playing an exciting brand of football.
Lille also recruited more than a dozen new players, and the northern club's squad appears to have gelled.
Facing an unimaginative...