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Monaco 0-4 Paris St-Germain: Edinson Cavani hat-trick sends Thierry Henry's side to another loss

Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring against Monaco
Edinson Cavani has scored eight goals in eight Ligue 1 games this season

Edinson Cavani inflicted more misery on Monaco and their manager Thierry Henry with a hat-trick to send Paris St-Germain 13 points clear in Ligue 1.

Henry's struggling side were totally outclassed by the French champions as Cavani scored the first three goals.

Neymar added the fourth from the penalty spot as Monaco suffered a second successive 4-0 defeat.

Henry's side have won just one league game all season and are second bottom - five points from safety.

Cavani opened the scoring from PSG's first meaningful attack - the Uruguay forward tapping home Neymar's pass - before doubling the lead with another close-range finish.

Both goals were awarded after a short delay while they were reviewed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

Former Napoli player Cavani completed his hat-trick after half-time before Neymar's penalty - after Kylian Mbappe was fouled by Djibril Sidibe - completed the rout.

It could have been worse for Monaco but Julian Draxler and Mbappe had efforts disallowed.

Monaco, eliminated from the Champions League after they were thrashed by Club Brugge last week, face fellow strugglers Caen following the international break on 24 November.

Line-ups

Monaco

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 16Benaglio
  • 19Sidibe
  • 5Jemerson
  • 32Badiashile Mukinayi
  • 39Henrichs
  • 15Aït Bennasser
  • 28Tuncará Gomes
  • 29Grandsir
  • 36Diop
  • 20ChadliSubstituted forMboulaat 21'minutesSubstituted forIsidorat 49'minutes
  • 9FalcaoSubstituted forMassengoat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 18Pierre Gabriel
  • 22Mboula
  • 33Thuram-Ulien
  • 35Isidor
  • 37Panzo
  • 40Badiashile
  • 42Massengo

PSG

Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 16Areola
  • 4Kehrer
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 3Kimpembe
  • 24NkunkuSubstituted forChoupo-Motingat 77'minutes
  • 25Rabiot
  • 23DraxlerSubstituted forN'Sokiat 69'minutes
  • 27DiabySubstituted forDi Maríaat 77'minutes
  • 7Mbappé
  • 10Neymar
  • 9Cavani

Substitutes

  • 1Buffon
  • 6Verratti
  • 11Di María
  • 12Meunier
  • 17Choupo-Moting
  • 19Diarra
  • 34N'Soki
Referee:
Ruddy Buquet
Attendance:
12,533

Match Stats

Home TeamMonacoAway TeamPSG
Possession
Home34%
Away66%
Shots
Home15
Away14
Shots on Target
Home2
Away9
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home15
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Monaco 0, Paris Saint Germain 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Monaco 0, Paris Saint Germain 4.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Monaco. Conceded by Thilo Kehrer.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Benjamin Henrichs (Monaco) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Sofiane Diop.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Wilson Isidor.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Jemerson.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Youssef Aït Bennasser (Monaco) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Sofiane Diop.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Jemerson.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting replaces Christopher Nkunku.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Ángel Di María replaces Moussa Diaby.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by Samuel Grandsir (Monaco).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Pelé (Monaco) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Sofiane Diop following a corner.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Monaco. Conceded by Thilo Kehrer.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Christopher Nkunku (Paris Saint Germain).

  17. Post update

    Youssef Aït Bennasser (Monaco) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Samuel Grandsir (Monaco) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Stanley N'Soki replaces Julian Draxler.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Monaco. Han-Noah Massengo replaces Radamel Falcao.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 11th November 2018

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG1313004573839
2Lille1382321101126
3Montpellier137422081225
4Lyon137332316724
5Saint-Étienne136521917223
6Marseille137152421322
7Nice136251014-420
8Strasbourg134632016418
9Reims13454812-417
10Nantes134452018216
11Bordeaux134451415-116
12Rennes134451619-316
13Angers134361719-215
14Nîmes133551820-214
15Toulouse133551121-1014
16Amiens134181321-813
17Caen132651116-512
18Dijon133281223-1111
19Monaco131481222-107
20Guingamp13148928-197
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