French Coupe de France
Laurent Blanc warned that he could play Paris Saint-Germain's reserve team in Saturday's Coupe de la Ligue final with the French champions facing a hectic month of April.
Blanc, 49, saw a first-choice XI beat Saint-Etienne 4-1 in Wednesday's Coupe de France semifinal, thanks in large part to a Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat trick, to remain on course for a quadruple this season.
The match was the second of eight PSG will play in 23 days this month, and with next week's Champions League quarterfinal first...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic said reaching the Coupe de France final is much more important than breaking the 100-goal barrier for Paris Saint-Germain as his hat trick helped the team to a 4-1 victory over St Etienne.
Ibrahimovic, 33, had been criticised for his disappointing display in PSG's 3-2 league win at title rivals Marseille on Sunday, but he silenced the doubters with an inspired performance in the cup semifinal at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday.
After opening the scoring from the penalty spot...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was back to his absolute best as Paris Saint-Germain downed AS Saint-Etienne 4-1 to reach a second domestic cup final of the season in the Coupe de France on Wednesday.
Les Parisiens take on SC Bastia at Stade de France on Saturday in the Coupe de la Ligue final and Laurent Blanc will be hoping that the Swede has not used up all of his brilliance after the 33-year-old scored a hat trick at Parc des Princes to see off Les Verts.
Ibrahimovic opened the scoring with a penalty in the...