Stylish PSG beat Monaco to clinch French title

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Paris St-Germain regained the Ligue 1 title in style after an emphatic victory over defending champions Monaco at the Parc des Princes.

A devastating display from PSG gave the Qatar-owned club an unassailable 17-point lead over second-placed Monaco.

Giovani lo Celso and Angel Di Maria both scored twice while Edinson Cavanai and Julian Draxler were also on target.

Radamel Falcao scored an own goal as Rony Lopes netted a consolation for Monaco in a one-sided contest.

More to follow.

  • Line-ups[1]
  • Match Stats[2]
  • Live Text[3]

Line-ups

PSG

  • 16Areola
  • 32Dani Alves
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 17Berchiche Izeta
  • 18Lo CelsoSubstituted forNkunkuat 80′minutes
  • 25RabiotSubstituted forDiarraat 65′minutes
  • 23Draxler
  • 11Di MaríaSubstituted forMeunierat 75′minutes
  • 9Cavani
  • 27PastoreBooked at 40mins

Substitutes

  • 1Trapp
  • 8Motta
  • 12Meunier
  • 19Diarra
  • 20Kurzawa
  • 24Nkunku
  • 29Mbappé

Monaco

  • 1Subasic
  • 38Touré
  • 24RaggiBooked at 61mins
  • 5de Jesus Nascimento
  • 19SidibeSubstituted forGhezzalat 34′minutes
  • 8João MoutinhoBooked at 78mins
  • 2TavaresBooked at 61mins
  • 20Rony LopesSubstituted forDiakhabyat 75′minutes
  • 27Lemar
  • 6de Oliveira Moraes
  • 9FalcaoSubstituted forTielemansat 82′minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Ghezzal
  • 15Diakhaby
  • 17Tielemans
  • 26Boschilia
  • 30Sy
  • 34Sylla
  • 35N’Doram
Referee:
Ruddy Buquet

Match Stats

Home TeamPSGAway TeamMonaco
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home12
Away11
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Paris Saint Germain 7, Monaco 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 7, Monaco 1.

Offside, Monaco. Jorge tries a through ball, but Adama Diakhaby is caught offside.

Foul by Christopher Nkunku (Paris Saint Germain).

Fabinho (Monaco) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Youri Tielemans (Monaco).

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 7, Monaco 1. Julian Draxler (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Thomas Meunier.

Offside, Monaco. Almamy Touré tries a through ball, but Rachid Ghezzal is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Marquinhos (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Dani Alves with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Jemerson.

Attempt blocked. Christopher Nkunku (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Javier Pastore.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Andrea Raggi.

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Youri Tielemans replaces Falcao.

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

Foul by Rachid Ghezzal (Monaco).

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Christopher Nkunku replaces Giovani Lo Celso.

Booking

João Moutinho (Monaco) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Giovani Lo Celso (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by João Moutinho (Monaco).

Goal!

Own Goal by Falcao, Monaco. Paris Saint Germain 6, Monaco 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Adama Diakhaby replaces Rony Lopes.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Thomas Meunier replaces Ángel Di María.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Danijel Subasic.

Attempt saved. Ángel Di María (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Giovani Lo Celso.

Attempt blocked. Dani Alves (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ángel Di María.

Giovani Lo Celso (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fabinho (Monaco).

Attempt missed. Rachid Ghezzal (Monaco) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Rony Lopes.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Almamy Touré.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Lass Diarra replaces Adrien Rabiot.

Offside, Monaco. Almamy Touré tries a through ball, but Rachid Ghezzal is caught offside.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) because of an injury.

Booking

Andrea Raggi (Monaco) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Fabinho (Monaco) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Fabinho (Monaco).

Attempt blocked. Ángel Di María (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Julian Draxler.

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 5, Monaco 1. Ángel Di María (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Javier Pastore with a through ball.

goal

References

  1. ^ Line-ups (www.bbc.co.uk)
  2. ^ Match Stats (www.bbc.co.uk)
  3. ^ Live Text (www.bbc.co.uk)

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