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Mauricio Pochettino Says 'Anything Can Happen' in Ligue One as Title Race Goes Down to the Wire

Ali Shibil Roshan
Kylian Mbappe and Mauricio Pochettino
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Mauricio Pochettino insisted 'anything can happen' in Ligue One title race after PSG thrashed Reims 4-0 in their penultimate league game of the season.

With the victory, PSG took the title race to the final day of the season, with the defending champions only a point behind leaders Lille, who were held to a goalless draw by Saint-Étienne on matchday 37.

Lille would seal the league title if they won their final league game, and PSG coach Pochettino hopes Christophe Galtier's side will drop points.

"In football, the most important thing is to believe in it. Anything can happen," Pochettino said [via Goal] after PSG beat Reims 4-0.

"We must do our work on our side in Brest and hope that Lille does not win in Angers.

"We must first focus on the final against Monaco, and then we will hope that Angers takes points against Lille."

In addition to winning their final game of the season, which is against Brest, PSG need Lille to drop points against Angers. PSG will have 82 points if they win, and in the above scenario, that will be enough for them to retain the league title. However, it remains to be seen if Lille will fail to beat Angers or not.