PSG dominate Lyon 4-2 to keep their lead intact in the France Ligue 1

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France Ligue 1 PSG vs Lyon highlights – Paris Saint-Germain crushed Lyon 4-2 on Sunday to move closer to the Ligue 1 title for the record seventh time in eight years.

Uruguay striker, Edinson Cavani scored the 79th-minute goal for PSG to make it his first goal in six months ever since he came back after his injury.

france ligue 1 psg vs lyon highlights

PSG started the game without their key player – Neymar, who is on the bench due to a rib injury. Angel Di Maria opened the scoring for the home team with his 22nd-minute goal. After quickly settling in the area, he avoided Anthony Lopes to score at the near post. Kylian Mbappe extended the home team’s lead to two goals with his 38th-minute goal after he put the ball into the visitors’ net following a cross from Thomas Meunier.

France Ligue 1 PSG vs Lyon highlights

PSG was able to hold the two-goal lead into the halftime. Lyon conceded yet another goal shortly after the commencement of the second half, with Fernando Marcal scoring an own goal in the 47th minute. Although, he tried to clear the pass coming from Julian Draxler but went on to concede a goal for his team instead.

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Lyon, down by three goals, at this point in the match, did not lose hope and were able to pull back things in their favor. Martin Terrier’s 52nd-minute goal opened the scoring for his team. He was set up by Cherki before he put the ball into the home team’s net. Moussa Dembele scored another goal for the visitors with his 59th-minute attempt. He was assisted by Karl Toko Ekambi, who came on as a substitute for Presnel Kimpembe.

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France Ligue 1 PSG vs Lyon highlights – The final nail in the coffin came in the 79th minute with Edinson Cavani scoring the final goal for PSG. He was able to convert the pass from Di Maria. In the post-match interview, Cavani said that it was a special evening for him. He also said that he felt the warmth of his teammates as well as his supporters. He felt nice about scoring the final goal of the game to wrap it up for his team, especially after Lyon fought back.

With this win, PSG stands at 61 points, leading Marseille with 12 points while Lyon stands at the ninth place in the points table with 33 points.

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