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Monaco 1-4 Paris Saint-Germain: Reigning champions open up eight-point lead in Ligue 1

Monaco 1-4 Paris Saint-Germain: Reigning champions open up eight-point lead at top of Ligue 1 with crushing win over rivals

  • Paris Saint-Germain beat Monaco in Ligue 1 three days after 3-3 draw at home 
  • Kylian Mbappe brace, Neymar penalty and Pablo Sarabia secured the victory 
  • Tiemoue Bakayoko hit back but PSG now have eight-point lead in Ligue 1 

Paris Saint-Germain secured a convincing 4-1 victory at Monaco in a rescheduled game to open an eight-point lead at the top of the Ligue 1 standings on Wednesday.

Three days after the sides drew 3-3 at the Parc des Princes, Kylian Mbappe scored twice and Neymar netted a penalty.

Second-half substitute Pablo Sarabia was also on target for PSG, while Tiemoue Bakayoko briefly reduced the arrears for Monaco.

Paris Saint-Germain recorded an emphatic victory over Ligue 1 rivals AS Monaco

Neymar stepped up to convert a penalty as the reigning Ligue 1 champions ran riot

Neymar stepped up to convert a penalty as the reigning Ligue 1 champions ran riot

PSG moved to 49 points from 20 games and have clear water between themselves and second-placed Olympique de Marseille on 41.

Stade Rennais are five points further adrift in third after the Brittany side beat Nimes 1-0 away courtesy of a second-half Adrien Hunou goal on Wednesday.

After the defeat, Monaco are now ninth on 29 points.

Wonderkid Kylian Mbappe was on target twice as he led the rout of the title chasers

Wonderkid Kylian Mbappe was on target twice as he led the rout of the title chasers

 

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