French Ligue 1
Nancy1PSG2

Nancy 1-2 Paris St-Germain

Edinson Cavani scores for PSG
Uruguay international Edinson Cavani is the leading scorer in Ligue 1 this season

Edinson Cavani scored his 12th goal of the season as Paris St-Germain continued their recent improvement with a 2-1 win at Nancy that lifted the champions into second place in Ligue 1.

Cavani's ninth league goal secured a fourth win in five games as bottom club Nancy lost a third game in a row.

A long-range free-kick from Lucas put PSG ahead before Cavani intercepted a backpass to make it 2-0 by half-time.

Ex-Charlton midfielder Alou Diarra headed one back on his Nancy debut.

Line-ups

Nancy

  • 16N'Dy Assembe
  • 14CuffautBooked at 70mins
  • 24Cabaco
  • 20Chretien
  • 4Diagne
  • 26Muratori
  • 18GuidileyeSubstituted forMandanneat 80'minutes
  • 5Diarra
  • 25PedrettiSubstituted forAit Bennasserat 80'minutes
  • 9Dalé
  • 23KouraSubstituted forDiaat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Chernik
  • 6Ait Bennasser
  • 8Marchetti
  • 10Dia
  • 12Mandanne
  • 17Maouassa
  • 28Cetout

PSG

  • 16Areola
  • 12Meunier
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 3KimpembeBooked at 84mins
  • 6Verratti
  • 4Krychowiak
  • 14Matuidi
  • 7Lucas MouraSubstituted forBen Arfaat 77'minutes
  • 9CavaniSubstituted forAugustinat 87'minutes
  • 36IkoneSubstituted forRabiotat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Trapp
  • 21Ben Arfa
  • 22Rodríguez Ruiz
  • 24Nkunku
  • 25Rabiot
  • 29Augustin
  • 33Toure
Referee:
Mikael Lesage
Attendance:
19,524

Match Stats

Home TeamNancyAway TeamPSG
Possession
Home37%
Away63%
Shots
Home6
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away1
Fouls
Home16
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Nancy 1, Paris Saint Germain 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Nancy 1, Paris Saint Germain 2.

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Youssef Ait Bennasser (Nancy).

Corner, Nancy. Conceded by Marco Verratti.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Jean-Kevin Augustin replaces Edinson Cavani.

Foul by Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain).

Erick Cabaco (Nancy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint Germain).

Issiar Dia (Nancy) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Alou Diarra (Nancy).

Hand ball by Christophe Mandanne (Nancy).

Substitution

Substitution, Nancy. Youssef Ait Bennasser replaces Benoit Pedretti.

Substitution

Substitution, Nancy. Christophe Mandanne replaces Diallo Guidileye.

Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Diallo Guidileye (Nancy).

Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Thiago Silva tries a through ball, but Edinson Cavani is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Hatem Ben Arfa replaces Lucas Moura.

Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Marco Verratti tries a through ball, but Edinson Cavani is caught offside.

Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Adrien Rabiot tries a through ball, but Blaise Matuidi is caught offside.

Foul by Thomas Meunier (Paris Saint Germain).

Vincent Muratori (Nancy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Thomas Meunier (Paris Saint Germain).

Vincent Muratori (Nancy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Adrien Rabiot (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Joffrey Cuffaut (Nancy).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint Germain) because of an injury.

Booking

Joffrey Cuffaut (Nancy) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joffrey Cuffaut (Nancy).

Attempt missed. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Presnel Kimpembe.

Offside, Nancy. Guy N'Dy Assembe tries a through ball, but Issiar Dia is caught offside.

Grzegorz Krychowiak (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Benoit Pedretti (Nancy).

Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Marco Verratti tries a through ball, but Lucas Moura is caught offside.

Grzegorz Krychowiak (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Issiar Dia (Nancy).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Nice97201651123
2PSG96121971219
3Monaco961223121119
4Toulouse9522147717
5Guingamp9423108214
6Lyon94141511413
7Bordeaux84131110113
8Angers94141010013
9Rennes8413910-113
10Metz8413915-613
11Saint-Étienne8332108212
12Nantes932469-311
13Bastia931578-110
14Montpellier92431217-510
15Caen9315917-810
16Marseille8233101009
17Dijon82241113-28
18Lille9216815-77
19Lorient9207615-96
20Nancy9126412-85
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