Paris Saint-Germain was brutally beaten on home ground on Wednesday by FC Barcelona which left Paris after a 3-1 victory.
The French league’s disciplinary commission has banned the Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic for four matches following his criticism of a referee last month.
Paris St Germain, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus are competing on several fronts as the European football season reaches its climax.
French investigators into the Germanwings A320 air crash in the French Alps are not focussing on terrorism as an explanation, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Wednesday.
King Felipe VI of Spain announced on Monday that he is cutting short his state visit to France because of the plane crash in which many Spaniards are thought to have died.
The other French club Monaco will take on Juventus in the quarter finals of this year’s Champions League.