Monaco's Radamel Falcao criticised the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system as something that could "kill football" after it twice benefitted Paris Saint-Germain in their 3-0 victory over Monaco in the Coupe de la Ligue final on Saturday.
Edinson Cavani scored an eighth-minute penalty after Kylian Mbappe was fouled in the area by Kamil Glik, forcing a lengthy review, and Falcao appeared to have pulled one back in the 37th minute with PSG up 2-0 but the system ruled he was offside.
BORDEAUX -- Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi has played down speculation linking the French capital outfit with former Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel and given current boss Unai Emery his full backing.
Asked about the Tuchel speculation by Canal+ after watching his team beat Monaco 3-0 for a fifth consecutive Coupe de la Ligue trophy, Al-Khelaifi chose to back Emery.
"Unai is our coach," said Al-Khelaifi. "We support Unai. Each day, I see the names written behind Unai....
BORDEAUX -- Paris Saint-Germain's Angel Di Maria and Kylian Mbappe have been passed fit to play in Saturday's Coupe de la Ligue final against Monaco at Matmut Atlantique in Bordeaux.
Both players picked up minor knocks while on international duty but have been given the green light after being examined by PSG's medical staff and have been included in coach Unai Emery's 20-man squad, a club statement reads.
The Argentina and France internationals should now both start in attack with Edinson Cavani,...