Report: PSG's UCL Match Investigated For Match-Fixing

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14 Oct 2018 09:36

Image sbo Reports emerging from France claim Paris Saint-Germain's recent UEFA Champions League encounter is being investigated for match-fixing.PSG recorded their first win of the group stage phase after thrashing Red Star Belgrade 5-1 in Paris.According to L'Equipe, a member of the Red Star club was preparing to make a bet of €5million on the Serbian club to lose by five goals.

The Red Star club official would have won around €10million if the bet had been placed.The same report sbo claims that the French police are now looking into the claims, after the National Finance Prosecutor was alerted by UEFA president President Aleksander Ceferin before the encounter. PSG have already released a statement denying any involvement with the current situation.

A statement read,"The Club categorically rejects any and all direct and indirect implication in relation to these suspicions and would like to point out at no moment has Paris Saint-Germain been approached by the National Financial Court in charge of the investigation.Paris Saint-Germain remains at the disposal of the investigators and will not tolerate the slightest attack on its reputation nor that of its officials.

To that end, the Club reserves the right sbo to take legal action against any party that makes defamatory statements against the club and/or its officials.The Club reaffirms its profound attachment to the fundamental principle of sport, which is and always will be the integrity of its competitions.

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