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Paris Saint-Germain break Lyon’s 14-season league dominance with first title


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Paris Saint-Germain have beaten Dijon 3-0 to win their first Division 1 Feminine title and break Lyon’s 14-season dominance in the league.

The destination of the title went down to the final day of the 2020-21 season with PSG needing a win against Dijon as Lyon remained just a point behind them.

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The two title contenders met twice this season in the league with PSG winning the first encounter to snap an 80-game unbeaten run in the league for Lyon. The second match was a 0-0 draw.

As well as putting an end to Lyon’s domestic hopes, PSG also knocked them out of the Champions League at the quarterfinal stage with a 2-2 aggregate win on away goals.

The title has been a long time coming for PSG who have finished second in the league in eight seasons, including for the past three seasons in a row.

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They were knocked out of the Champions League by eventual winners Barcelona at the semifinal stage.

PSG’s Marie-Antoinette Katoto has been a bright spark for the side, scoring 21 goals.

Chile international and PSG goalkeeper Christiane Endler kept 19 clean sheets, the most of any player in the league.

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