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Paris St-Germain lose 3-2 to Nantes and once again miss chance to win Ligue 1 title

PSG fans held up a banner in honour of the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, which was severely damaged in a fire on Monday
PSG fans held up a banner in honour of the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, which was severely damaged in a fire on Monday

Paris St-Germain missed the chance to win the Ligue 1 title at the third attempt as they lost 3-2 to Nantes.

Thomas Tuchel's side drew 2-2 with Strasbourg and lost 5-1 to Lille in their last two games when they could have clinched the title.

Dani Alves' stunning long-range strike gave PSG the lead in the 19th minute.

But Diego Carlos struck twice, either side of Majeed Waris' goal, with Metehan Guclu netting a late consolation goal for PSG.

Kalifa Coulibaly could have scored Nantes' fourth but missed an open goal with Gianluigi Buffon well out of his area.

PSG are still 17 points clear of second-placed Lille with six games remaining and can win their sixth title in seven seasons if they beat Monaco on Sunday.

They can also win the double when they face Rennes in the Coupe de France final on 27 April.

Line-ups

Nantes

  • 1DupéBooked at 90mins
  • 5
  • 3Santos Silva
  • 4Pallois
  • 19Touré
  • 2da SilvaSubstituted forKwatengat 83'minutes
  • 18Moutoussamy
  • 28Rongier
  • 14Traoré
  • 7CoulibalySubstituted forKolo Muaniat 90+3'minutes
  • 10WarisSubstituted forLimbombeat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Alves de Lima
  • 12Boschilia
  • 15Kolo Muani
  • 16Olliero
  • 17Evangelista Santana de Oliveira
  • 22Limbombe
  • 25Kwateng

PSG

  • 1Buffon
  • 13Alves da Silva
  • 4Kehrer
  • 3KimpembeBooked at 55mins
  • 34N'SokiSubstituted forDagbaat 60'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 27Diaby
  • 8Paredes
  • 23DraxlerBooked at 73mins
  • 20KurzawaSubstituted forGucluat 74'minutes
  • 24Nkunku
  • 17Choupo-Moting

Substitutes

  • 16Areola
  • 31Dagba
  • 33Guclu
  • 35Hemans Arday
  • 36Ebimbe
Referee:
Antony Gautier
Attendance:
34,471

Match Stats

Home TeamNantesAway TeamPSG
Possession
Home29%
Away71%
Shots
Home14
Away9
Shots on Target
Home7
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Nantes 3, Paris Saint Germain 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Nantes 3, Paris Saint Germain 2.

Booking

Maxime Dupé (Nantes) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Metehan Guclu (Paris Saint Germain).

Edgar Ié (Nantes) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Nantes. Randal Kolo Muani replaces Kalifa Coulibaly.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Nicolas Pallois.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Edgar Ié.

Substitution

Substitution, Nantes. Anthony Limbombe replaces Majeed Waris.

Goal!

Goal! Nantes 3, Paris Saint Germain 2. Metehan Guclu (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Colin Dagba.

Attempt saved. Metehan Guclu (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dani Alves with a through ball.

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

Foul by Kalifa Coulibaly (Nantes).

Attempt saved. Nicolas Pallois (Nantes) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Majeed Waris.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Edgar Ié.

Substitution

Substitution, Nantes. Enock Kwateng replaces Fabio.

Offside, Nantes. Samuel Moutoussamy tries a through ball, but Kalifa Coulibaly is caught offside.

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

Foul by Valentin Rongier (Nantes).

Booking

Colin Dagba (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Colin Dagba (Paris Saint Germain).

Charles Traoré (Nantes) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Metehan Guclu.

Corner, Nantes. Conceded by Leandro Paredes.

Attempt blocked. Samuel Moutoussamy (Nantes) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kalifa Coulibaly.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Metehan Guclu replaces Layvin Kurzawa.

Attempt saved. Nicolas Pallois (Nantes) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Valentin Rongier.

Booking

Julian Draxler (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Julian Draxler (Paris Saint Germain).

Valentin Rongier (Nantes) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Valentin Rongier (Nantes) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a set piece situation.

Attempt blocked. Valentin Rongier (Nantes) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Julian Draxler (Paris Saint Germain).

Samuel Moutoussamy (Nantes) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Layvin Kurzawa (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Colin Dagba with a cross.

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

Foul by Majeed Waris (Nantes).

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

Foul by Samuel Moutoussamy (Nantes).

Attempt missed. Diego Carlos (Nantes) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Valentin Rongier with a cross following a corner.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 17th April 2019

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG32263392266681
2Lille32197654282664
3Lyon32168853401356
4Saint-Étienne32158948371153
5Marseille32156114943651
6Montpellier32121284436848
7Reims32111563232048
8Nice32139102329-648
9Strasbourg321014854401444
10Rennes321110114343043
11Nîmes32127134747043
12Angers3291493938141
13Bordeaux32911123034-438
14Nantes32107153842-437
15Toulouse32811133046-1635
16Monaco32711143146-1532
17Amiens3288162645-1932
18Dijon3267192448-2425
19Guingamp3259182357-3424
20Caen32411172447-2323
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