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Blancs PSG debut ends in defeat
Laurent Blanc's first match in charge of Paris Saint-Germain ended in defeat as the French champions were beaten 3-1 by Austria's Sturm Graz in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday.
Robert Beric put the Austrians ahead on 26 minutes after capitalising on an error from France under-19 defender Antoine Conte before Marco Djuricin doubled the hosts' lead two minutes later.
Sturm, who were far sharper having returned to training two weeks before their French counterparts, added a third on 76 minutes through Nikola Vujadinovic, while Hervin Ongenda netted a consolation strike with a fine lob five minutes from time.
PSG continue their preparations for the new season with a fixture against Rapid Vienna on Friday.
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