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Nice 0-3: Paris St-Germain: Kylian Mbappe scores on return in PSG win

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Paris St-Germain players had their names in the Chinese language on the back - with the lunchtime kick-off time a popular one in China

Kylian Mbappe scored on his comeback to the team as Paris St-Germain beat Nice in Ligue 1.

Mbappe had missed their opening three games - two defeats and one win - after testing positive for coronavirus.

The France forward opened the scoring on his first appearance of the season from the penalty spot after he was fouled by Kephren Thuram.

Angel di Maria doubled the lead from a rebound after Mbappe had a shot saved and Marquinhos headed in their third.

Mbappe thought he had a second goal with 15 minutes to go but it was disallowed for offside.

PSG were without Neymar, Layvin Kurzawa and Leandro Paredes, who were all suspended after their red cards in the melee against Marseille.

Patrick Vieira's Nice are on six points from four games, the same total as champions PSG.

Line-ups

Nice

  • 40Benítez
  • 20AtalSubstituted forDaniliucat 65'minutes
  • 24Pelmard
  • 4Costa Santos
  • 23LotombaSubstituted forNdoyeat 58'minutes
  • 19Thuram-UlienSubstituted forSylvestreat 58'minutes
  • 6SchneiderlinBooked at 88mins
  • 8Lees-Melou
  • 22Rony LopesSubstituted forGuessandat 73'minutes
  • 11Gouiri
  • 13Kamara

Substitutes

  • 7Maolida
  • 14Ndoye
  • 27Trouillet
  • 30Cardinale
  • 33Daniliuc
  • 34Sylvestre
  • 35Guessand
  • 36Ben Seghir
  • 37Pionnier Bertrand

PSG

  • 1Navas
  • 24Florenzi
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 3KimpembeSubstituted forDagbaat 83'minutes
  • 25BakkerBooked at 82mins
  • 27GueyeSubstituted forHerreraat 23'minutes
  • 6VerrattiBooked at 43mins
  • 23Draxler
  • 11Di MaríaSubstituted forFadigaat 79'minutes
  • 9Icardi
  • 7MbappéSubstituted forSarabiaat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 16Rico
  • 19Sarabia
  • 21Herrera
  • 29Muinga
  • 30Bulka
  • 31Dagba
  • 33Fadiga
  • 36Ruiz-Atil
  • 38Kapo
Referee:
Benoît Bastien

Match Stats

Home TeamNiceAway TeamPSG
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home14
Away14
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Nice 0, Paris Saint Germain 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Nice 0, Paris Saint Germain 3.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dante (Nice) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

  4. Post update

    Dan Ndoye (Nice) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Ander Herrera (Paris Saint Germain).

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Amine Gouiri (Nice) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is blocked.

  7. Booking

    Morgan Schneiderlin (Nice) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Nice. Conceded by Keylor Navas.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Amine Gouiri (Nice) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hassane Kamara.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Colin Dagba (Paris Saint Germain).

  11. Post update

    Dan Ndoye (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Colin Dagba replaces Presnel Kimpembe.

  13. Booking

    Mitchel Bakker (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Mitchel Bakker (Paris Saint Germain).

  15. Post update

    Dan Ndoye (Nice) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Pablo Sarabia replaces Kylian Mbappé.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Bandiougou Fadiga replaces Ángel Di María.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Evann Guessand (Nice) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Pierre Lees-Melou with a cross.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Ángel Di María tries a through ball, but Julian Draxler is caught offside.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dan Ndoye (Nice) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Hassane Kamara with a cross.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 20th September 2020

  • NiceNice0PSGParis Saint Germain3
  • BrestBrest3LorientLorient2
  • MetzMetz2ReimsReims1
  • MontpellierMontpellier4AngersAngers1
  • StrasbourgStrasbourg1DijonDijon0
  • NantesNantes2Saint-ÉtienneSaint-Étienne2
  • MarseilleMarseille1LilleLille1

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Saint-Étienne431082610
2Rennes431095410
3Montpellier430110559
4Lens43017529
5Lille42204228
6Monaco42116517
7Marseille42115507
8PSG42024226
9Brest420279-26
10Nice420257-26
11Angers420236-36
12Lyon41215325
13Bordeaux41213215
14Nantes41215505
15Nîmes41127614
16Lorient410379-23
17Metz410324-23
18Strasbourg410327-53
19Reims401336-31
20Dijon400418-70
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