French Ligue 1
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Paris St-Germain 2-0 Bordeaux

PSG's French midfielder Yohan Cabaye

Yohan Cabaye came within inches of scoring on his debut for Paris St-Germain as they beat stubborn Bordeaux.

PSG barely troubled their visitors on a wet night before finally making the breakthrough in the 58th minute, when Zlatan Ibrahimovic tapped in.

Alex added a second for the Ligue 1 leaders late on when he swept in fellow Brazilian Lucas Moura's low corner.

Cabaye, a 68th-minute substitute, went close when his header from Ezequiel Lavezzi's dinked ball hit the post.

The France international, who joined the French champions from Newcastle in a £19m deal this week, also fired in a 20-yard shot that drifted two yards wide.

Apart from their goals, PSG only created one other clear-cut chance, with Argentine midfielder Javier Pastore's 10-yard shot easily saved by Cedric Carrasso.

Victory for PSG moves them to 54 points, six ahead of second-placed Monaco. who are at Lorient on Saturday.

Line-ups

PSG

  • 30Sirigu
  • 23Van der Wiel
  • 17Maxwell
  • 8Motta
  • 13Alex
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 27PastoreSubstituted forCabayeat 68'minutes
  • 14Matuidi
  • 10Ibrahimovic
  • 29Lucas Moura
  • 9CavaniSubstituted forLavezziat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Douchez
  • 4Cabaye
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 7Menez
  • 21Digne
  • 22Lavezzi
  • 35Ongenda

Bordeaux

  • 16Carrasso
  • 25Ferreira Filho
  • 23Orban
  • 7N'GuémoSubstituted forHoarauat 66'minutes
  • 3Henrique
  • 6Sané
  • 22FaubertSubstituted forBellionat 83'minutes
  • 24TraoréSubstituted forBiyogo Pokoat 66'minutes
  • 10Saivet
  • 26Sertic
  • 19Maurice-Belay

Substitutes

  • 5Bréchet
  • 11Bellion
  • 13Hoarau
  • 17Biyogo Poko
  • 21Chalmé
  • 27Planus
  • 30Olimpa
Referee:
Tony Chapron
Attendance:
45,292

Match Stats

Home TeamPSGAway TeamBordeaux
Possession
Home70%
Away30%
Shots
Home21
Away4
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away2
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Paris Saint Germain 2, Bordeaux 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 2, Bordeaux 0.

Attempt missed. Lucas Moura (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Thiago Motta.

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 2, Bordeaux 0. Alex (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Lucas Moura with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Lamine Sané.

Attempt blocked. Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lucas Moura.

Yohan Cabaye (Paris Saint Germain) hits the left post with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Ezequiel Lavezzi.

Foul by Lucas Moura (Paris Saint Germain).

Grégory Sertic (Bordeaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lucas Moura (Paris Saint Germain).

Mariano (Bordeaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Yohan Cabaye (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Substitution

Substitution, Bordeaux. David Bellion replaces Julien Faubert.

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

Foul by Grégory Sertic (Bordeaux).

Corner, Bordeaux. Conceded by Maxwell.

Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Thiago Motta tries a through ball, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic is caught offside.

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

Foul by Guillaume Hoarau (Bordeaux).

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Ezequiel Lavezzi replaces Edinson Cavani because of an injury.

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

Foul by Julien Faubert (Bordeaux).

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

Foul by Andre Biyogo Poko (Bordeaux).

Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Blaise Matuidi tries a through ball, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic is caught offside.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Guillaume Hoarau (Bordeaux).

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Yohan Cabaye replaces Javier Pastore.

Attempt saved. Guillaume Hoarau (Bordeaux) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Bordeaux. Guillaume Hoarau replaces Landry N'Guémo.

Substitution

Substitution, Bordeaux. Andre Biyogo Poko replaces Abdou Traoré.

Foul by Thiago Motta (Paris Saint Germain).

Mariano (Bordeaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Mariano.

Attempt saved. Javier Pastore (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lucas Moura.

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 1, Bordeaux 0. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Lucas Moura with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Javier Pastore (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Alex.

Attempt missed. Alex (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Lucas Moura with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Carlos Henrique.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Lucas Orban.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 31st January 2014

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG23166154153954
2Monaco22146236142248
3Lille22125524131141
4Saint-Étienne2211473022837
5Marseille2210573124735
6Lyon229763527834
7Bordeaux239772925434
8Nantes2210392422233
9Reims228952524133
10Lorient229492928131
11Toulouse217772126-528
12Bastia217682429-527
13Nice2283112128-727
14Guingamp226882022-226
15Montpellier2241262426-224
16Rennes225982325-224
17Evian Thonon Gaillard2256112037-1721
18Valenciennes2246122233-1118
19Sochaux2226141644-2812
20Ajaccio2217141539-2410
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