Paris Saint-Germain have released a statement declaring their intention to appeal against the UEFA sanction to partially close one of their stands at the Parc des Princes in their next Champions League home match.
LOSC Lille Métropole have been drawn against Swiss side Grasshopper Club Zurich in the third qualifying round of the Champions League. René Girard's men will be looking clinch a European return after missing out last season.
AS Monaco's Argentina 'keeper Sergio Romero was focused on the positives while compatriot Ezequiel Lavezzi of Paris Saint-Germain spoke of the agony of going so close in their 1-0 World Cup final loss to Germany.
France boss Didier Deschamps was focusing on the positives after Les Bleus' 1-0 World Cup quarter-final elimination at the hands of Germany; his players were proud despite the immense frustration of leaving the competition.
Thrilled by the 2-0 win over Nigeria in the last 16, France boss Didier Deschamps was taking things a step at a time, while his players attributed the win to their new-found team spirit and mental strength.
Les Bleus may have left it late, but strikes from Paul Pogba and an own-goal from Joseph Yobo saw France clinch a 2-0 win over the Super Eagles to move through to the quarters, where they will face either Germany or Algeria.
Despite missing France's final group-stage match through suspension, Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Yohan Cabaye says he is feeling on top of his game and ready to take on Nigeria in their last-16 clash on Monday evening.