While You Were Asleep: Neymar stars in PSG’s win, Napoli back on top of Serie A, Swiatek clinches eighth title of the season

Off the pitch, Brazilian star Neymar goes by way of a difficult interval however the striker is in red-hot kind for his membership after his objective gave Paris St Germain a 1-0 residence victory towards bitter rivals Olympique de Marseille in Ligue 1.

Neymar discovered the again of the web on the stroke of halftime to place leaders PSG on 29 factors from 11 video games, three forward of second-placed Lorient.

Again from damage, Lionel Messi hit the crossbar and mixed effectively with Neymar and Kylian Mbappé all through the sport with the “MNM” mixture creating many possibilities on the break in a energetic match on the Parc des Princes.

PSG might have gained by a bigger margin however Marseille goalkeeper Pau Lopez made eight saves to maintain his group within the match.

PSG had drawn their earlier three video games in all competitions.

Neymar Jr and eight others go on trial in Barcelona on Monday charged with fraud and corruption over the participant’s switch to Barcelona from Santos in 2013.

Napoli on high of Serie A

Napoli continued their profitable streak and opened a two-point lead in Serie A after a 3-2 residence win over Bologna on Sunday. Luciano Spalletti’s facet prolonged their profitable run to 10 in a row in all competitions.

Napoli needed to come from behind, and targets from Juan Jesus and Hirving Lozano both facet of the break appeared to have turned the match round. However Musa Barrow leveled for Bologna earlier than Osimhen scored what was to show the winner.

Napoli is 2 factors forward of Atalanta on the high of the Italian league. Defending champion AC Milan moved into third place with a 2-1 win at lowly Hellas Verona.

Napoli was brimming with confidence after it certified for the final 16 of the Champions League midweek. It had scored 14 targets in its final three matches in all competitions.

Swiatek wins the eighth title of season

Iga Swiatek was pushed to a few units by surging qualifier Donna Vekic, however the World No.1 prevailed once more to win her eighth title of the 12 months on the San Diego Open.

Iga Swiatek defeated Vekic 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 in a match that lasted for 1 hour and 47 minutes.

Swiatek has essentially the most match-wins in a single season (together with WTA Tour occasions and Billie Jean King Cup play) since Serena Williams gained 78 matches in 2013.

Swiatek, who rose to world primary in April following Ash Barty’s retirement, is now 64-8 on the season. The 21-year-old gained the US Open and French Open this 12 months and would be the sizzling favorite when WTA Finals kick off in Fort Price on October 31.

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