French Ligue 1
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Paris St-Germain 5-2 Strasbourg

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Edinson Cavani scored two chips as Paris St-Germain came from behind to beat Strasbourg and go 12 points clear at the top of Ligue 1.

After their 3-1 Champions League defeat by Real Madrid, PSG trailed again to Jean-Eudes Aholou's sixth-minute goal.

Julian Draxler equalised and Neymar put them ahead, flicking the ball over two defenders on the line to tap home, before Angel di Maria added a third.

Stephane Bahoken pulled one back before Cavani's double.

Line-ups

PSG

  • 16Areola
  • 32Alves da SilvaBooked at 24mins
  • 2Thiago SilvaBooked at 68mins
  • 3Kimpembe
  • 20Kurzawa
  • 18Lo CelsoSubstituted forPastoreat 58'minutes
  • 19DiarraSubstituted forMottaat 58'minutes
  • 23DraxlerSubstituted forNkunkuat 82'minutes
  • 11Di María
  • 9Cavani
  • 10Neymar

Substitutes

  • 5Marquinhos
  • 8Motta
  • 12Meunier
  • 24Nkunku
  • 25Rabiot
  • 27Pastore
  • 40Cibois

Strasbourg

  • 16Oukidja
  • 2FoulquierBooked at 57mins
  • 26Koné
  • 4Martinez
  • 22Seka
  • 27LalaBooked at 74mins
  • 28MartinSubstituted forNogueiraat 90+1'minutes
  • 8Aholou
  • 11LienardSubstituted forGonçalvesat 61'minutes
  • 29Da CostaBooked at 45minsSubstituted forSaadiat 78'minutes
  • 19Bahoken

Substitutes

  • 5Nogueira
  • 6Grimm
  • 9Saadi
  • 13Blayac
  • 17Gonçalves
  • 21Salmier
  • 30Kamara
Referee:
Thomas Leonard
Attendance:
47,059

Match Stats

Home TeamPSGAway TeamStrasbourg
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home20
Away12
Shots on Target
Home11
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Paris Saint Germain 5, Strasbourg 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 5, Strasbourg 2.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Dimitri Foulquier.

Substitution

Substitution, Strasbourg. Vincent Nogueira replaces Jonas Martin.

Offside, Strasbourg. Jonas Martin tries a through ball, but Idriss Saadi is caught offside.

Foul by Dani Alves (Paris Saint Germain).

Stéphane Bahoken (Strasbourg) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Christopher Nkunku (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Edinson Cavani.

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

Foul by Anthony Gonçalves (Strasbourg).

Attempt missed. Stéphane Bahoken (Strasbourg) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Jonas Martin.

Foul by Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain).

Stéphane Bahoken (Strasbourg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Ángel Di María (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Neymar with a through ball.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Christopher Nkunku replaces Julian Draxler.

Corner, Strasbourg. Conceded by Thiago Silva.

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 5, Strasbourg 2. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Neymar with a through ball.

Attempt missed. Anthony Gonçalves (Strasbourg) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Ernest Seka.

Substitution

Substitution, Strasbourg. Idriss Saadi replaces Joia Nuno Da Costa.

Booking

Kenny Lala (Strasbourg) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Julian Draxler (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kenny Lala (Strasbourg).

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 4, Strasbourg 2. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Javier Pastore with a through ball.

Attempt missed. Pablo Martinez (Strasbourg) header from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Jonas Martin following a corner.

Corner, Strasbourg. Conceded by Thiago Silva.

Offside, Strasbourg. Anthony Gonçalves tries a through ball, but Pablo Martinez is caught offside.

Foul by Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint Germain).

Stéphane Bahoken (Strasbourg) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Anthony Gonçalves (Strasbourg) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Thiago Silva (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Thiago Silva (Paris Saint Germain).

Kenny Lala (Strasbourg) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 3, Strasbourg 2. Stéphane Bahoken (Strasbourg) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Joia Nuno Da Costa.

Offside, Strasbourg. Jonas Martin tries a through ball, but Stéphane Bahoken is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Neymar (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Layvin Kurzawa.

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

Foul by Stéphane Bahoken (Strasbourg).

Attempt missed. Ángel Di María (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Dani Alves.

Attempt missed. Anthony Gonçalves (Strasbourg) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Strasbourg. Conceded by Dani Alves.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 17th February 2018

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG26222281196268
2Monaco26175464263856
3Marseille25157355292652
4Lyon25146554302448
5Montpellier2691162421338
6Nantes2511592626038
7Bordeaux25105103234-235
8Rennes26105113235-335
9Nice25104113137-634
10Guingamp2697102633-734
11Saint-Étienne2696112740-1333
12Caen2695122030-1032
13Dijon2594123652-1631
14Strasbourg2686123247-1530
15Troyes2583142434-1027
16Toulouse2676132233-1127
17Amiens2675142230-826
18Lille2575132339-1626
19Angers26510112739-1225
20Metz2653182347-2418
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