France coach Didier Deschamps has unveiled his 23-man squad for the upcoming friendlies against Armenia and Denmark, with Marseille midfielder Lassana Diarra returning to Les Bleus after a five-year absence.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc highlighted the performance of his defenders in the 3-0 Matchday 2 win away to Shakhtar Donetsk, a match he felt is his side's high-water mark for the season so far.
Paris Saint-Germain remain locked on points with Real Madrid atop Group A after winning their Matchday 2 clash away to Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0, the goals coming from Serge Aurier (7'), David Luiz (23') and Darijo Srna (89', o.g.).
Olympique Lyonnais' qualification prospects in Champions League Group H took a blow as Hubert Fournier's men fell 1-0 at home to Valencia CF despite dominating the second half and twice hitting the woodwork on Tuesday night.
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentine superstar Ángel Di María has taken to life in the French capital where, along with old friends and a star-studded squad, he plans on once again lifting Europe's top club prize.
Olympique de Marseille boss Míchel announced his ambitions of winning the Europa League after the 3-0 win over Groningen; Willy Sagnol was proud of Bordeaux's performance to draw 1-1 at home to Liverpool.
Olympique Lyonnais coach Hubert Fournier was disappointed that his side couldn't manage better than their 1-1 draw away to KAA Gent, whose coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck hailed his players' courageous display.