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Sports Leader PSG wins 3-0 at Nantes, Rennes beats Brest 2-1

02:00  01 november  2020
02:00  01 november  2020 Source:   msn.com

Hard blow for PSG

 Hard blow for PSG For its first match of the season in the Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain will have to compose without its Argentinian midfielder, Leandro Paredes. © Supplied by Sports.fr JOIE - 07 KYLIAN MBAPPE (PSG) - 18 MAURO ICARDI (PSG) - 08 LEANDRO PAREDES (PSG) - 14 JUAN BERNAT (PSG) Released from the 11th minute of play, this Friday evening, against Nîmes Olympique , the 26-year-old midfielder suffers from an injury to his right thigh.

PSG win / win 1 .94. PSG have been winning at both half time and full time in 7 of their last 9 away Head to Head Stats. Created with Highcharts 3 . 0 .9. Previous 6 Meetings Nantes Draw Paris One may have given Nantes a shred of hope in this match given the leaders ' fixture congestion and injury

PARIS (AP) -- Mauro Icardi ended his scoring drought with a lucky deflection as runaway French league leader Paris Saint-Germain won 2 - 1 at Nantes Veteran forward Loic Remy continued his recent form with the only goal after four minutes, helping fourth-place Lille close the gap on Rennes to three points.

PARIS — Kylian Mbappe set up the opening goal and scored from a penalty as French league leader Paris Saint-Germain shook off a sluggish start to beat Nantes 3-0 Saturday for a seventh straight win.

a group of young men playing a game of football © Provided by The Canadian Press

PSG was missing Neymar — who hurt his groin playing in the Champions League on Wednesday — and Nantes was on top only for forward Moses Simon to miss an open goal in the 16th minute as he kicked the ball against his leg.

Near the end of the first half, striker Randal Kolo Muani's curling shot just missed the top corner, and PSG punished that miss when midfielder Ander Herrera netted in the 49th from Mbappe's cross.

Even more absentees at PSG!

 Even more absentees at PSG! © Supplied by Sports.fr JOIE - FAIR PLAY - 07 KYLIAN MBAPPE (PSG) - 03 PRESNEL KIMPEMBE (PSG) - 31 COLIN DAGBA (PSG) PSG has new injuries before the arrival of Dijon, Saturday evening ( 9 p.m.). Clearly, Thomas Tuchel faces a headache at each meeting of PSG at the start of the season. After having faced Nîmes (0-4) with a multitude of absentees, a week ago, the Parisian formation is again helpless for the meeting of the 8th day against Dijon, Saturday at the Parc des Princes.

French league leader Saint-Etienne wasted a two-goal lead and a chance for a fourth straight win when it drew 2 - 2 at Nantes . Meanwhile, striker Andy Delort scored twice as Montpellier beat Angers 4- 1 to move into third place and Senegalese striker Ibrahima Niane grabbed both goals as Metz beat Reims

Nantes 3 - 2 PSG : Runaway Ligue 1 leaders squander third chance to clinch title as Dani Alves PSG need just one more victory to seal fifth championship in last six seasons 1 title when their much-changed side were beaten 3 - 2 at strugglers Nantes on Wednesday.

Mbappe slotted in from the spot midway through the second half and winger Pablo Sarabia completed the win late in the 87th.

The win moved PSG three points ahead of Lille and Rennes, which earlier won 2-1 at home to Brest.

Rennes hit the crossbar through forward Martin Terrier in a one-sided first half, but fell behind in the 57th minute to a goal from Brest midfielder Franck Honorat.

Centre-halves Damien Da Silva and Nayef Aguerd then pounced to give Rennes a much-needed win after dropping points in recent weeks.

Da Silva turned in a cross from close range in the 65th and Aguerd headed home a cross four minutes later.

Third-place Rennes is level on 18 points with second-place Lille.

Lille is the only side still unbeaten in the league and faces Lyon on Sunday.

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