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‘PSG ready for tough game at Lorient’

By Reuters
April 24, 2024
PSG Manager Luis Enrique. — AFP/File
PSG Manager Luis Enrique. — AFP/File

PARIS: Paris St Germain could secure their third straight Ligue 1 title on Wednesday if they beat Lorient and second-placed AS Monaco fail to beat LOSC Lille - but manager Luis Enrique is not expecting his struggling opponents to hand them any favours.

If Monaco draw or lose against Lille and PSG win away at 17th-placed Lorient, the Parisians would clinch their record 12th league title. Enrique’s side have an 11-point lead over Monaco with five matches remaining, and a much better goal difference having lost just one game. “It’s going to be a very difficult game,” Enrique told reporters on Tuesday. “When you’re at the bottom of the table, you don’t have much to lose.