Next Game

Lyon v Rennes

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 16:00

French Ligue 1

PSG leave it late for victory

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain needed two stoppage-time goals to claim a 2-0 win over Guingamp at the Parc des Princes on Saturday.

Last Updated: 31/08/13 at 22:42 Post Comment

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Helped PSG to a last-gasp win

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Helped PSG to a last-gasp win

Having drawn with Montpellier and Ajaccio, Laurent Blanc's PSG side could ill-afford to fall further behind leaders Marseille, who host fellow title contenders Monaco on Sunday evening.

They left it late but finally prevailed thanks to strikes from Adrien Rabiot and Zlatan Ibrahimovic against their recently promoted visitors.

Evian climbed off the bottom after posting their first ever league victory over Les Gones.

Despite Jordan Ferri's second-half strike, a first-half Kevin Berigaud brace was enough to inflict a second consecutive surprise defeat on Remi Garde's men following their 1-0 loss at home to Reims last week.

Toulouse slipped to the foot of the standings after going down 2-1 at home to 10-man Bastia.

The Corsican side took the lead through Claudiu Keseru two minutes before half-time, despite having lost defender Julian Palmieri to a straight red card for a challenge on Oscar Trejo six minutes earlier.

TFC hit back in the 57th minute through Martin Braithwaite but were unable to further capitalise on their one-man advantage, with Bastia instead going on to score the winner through Romaric 10 minutes later.

The result left Toulouse still in search of their first league win, and rock bottom of the table on goal difference after Sochaux picked up their second point of the campaign with a 0-0 draw against Ajaccio at Stade Auguste Bonal.

The matches between Reims and Nantes, and Rennes and Lille, also both finished goalless.

Finally, Vincent Aboubakar scored the only goal in the 14th minute as Lorient condemned Valenciennes to a third consecutive league defeat. VA's miserable evening was compounded five minutes from time when Rudy Mater was dismissed for a second bookable offence.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

C

lassic management. Build them up and then knock them back. Raise expectations and then dampen them. Create a dynamic where by you demand the most from your team, but where the team are given room to manoeuvre unexpected or unwanted results. Classy work by Van Gaal, he really reminds me a lot of me. A smart cookie, make no doubt.

hump3.
Van Gaal: 'I struggle for first three months'

H

e will be the England left back for ten years or more, and then you will have to thank MUFC for that. *smiles*

london saint
Shaw: Criticism spot on

P

urely because of that little diva moment he had last night, I don't want him coming to my club. DESTROYED ? Grow up and give something back to the club that helped put you up there on the world stage.

bale doubt
Saints' Schneiderlin stalemate

Footer 365

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes says current squad unbalanced

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes says the current squad at Old Trafford is unbalanced.

Transfer news: QPR looking to sign Kolbeinn Sigthorsson from Ajax

QPR are looking to sign Kolbeinn Sigthorsson from Ajax, while they want a quick decision on Loic Remy's future.

West Ham's Ravel Morrison charged with assaulting two women

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been charged with assaulting two women.

Mail Box

Divock Origi Is Like Connor Sammon (Sort Of)

One Mailboxer inserts his tongue into cheek to offer his thoughts on Liverpool's newest signing. Plus thoughts on league-owned clubs, badges, and swearing...

Mails Come From A Land Down Under

We have an example of league-owned clubs from Australia while Kiwi boys want more respect for refs. Plus, Van Gaal won't stick with 3-5-2 and worried if Koeman will cut it...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property