French Ligue 1
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Lorient 1-2 Paris Saint Germain

Edinson Cavani
Paris St-Germain have not lost in 12 Ligue 1 games and three Champions League matches this season

Paris St-Germain moved to within one point of Ligue 1 leaders Marseille after beating struggling Lorient.

The hosts took a surprise lead at the end of the first half through Raphael Guerreiro's shot from a tight angle.

But unbeaten PSG, who have won the domestic title in both the last two seasons, fought back and equalised with Edinson Cavani's rebound effort.

Substitute Jean-Christophe Bahebeck scored the winner eight minutes later, converting from Marco Verratti's pass.

The win means Laurent Blanc's side have won six and drawn six of their 12 league matches and are second, although they have played a game more than Marseille, who face Lens on Sunday.

Lorient have now lost seven of their last eight matches and are 17th in the 20-team table.

Lorient goal
Lorient took a surprise first-half lead with a goal from Raphael Guerreiro (number 14)
Jean-Christophe Bahebeck
Jean-Christophe Bahebeck had only been on the pitch for six minutes before he scored for PSG
Benjamin Lecomte
Lorient goalkeeper Benjamin Lecomte was beaten twice in eight second-half minutes

Line-ups

Lorient

  • 40Lecomte
  • 25Gassama
  • 2Koné
  • 26Wachter
  • 4Le Goff
  • 8JouffreBooked at 73minsSubstituted forSunuat 74'minutes
  • 17Mesloub
  • 13AbdullahBooked at 29mins
  • 14GuerreiroSubstituted forBouangaat 82'minutes
  • 9J Ayew
  • 31LavigneSubstituted forJeannotat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3da Silva Rocha
  • 5Mostefa
  • 6Bellugou
  • 18Sunu
  • 22Jeannot
  • 30Chaigneau
  • 32Bouanga

PSG

  • 30Sirigu
  • 19Aurier
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 21Digne
  • 27Pastore
  • 4CabayeSubstituted forVerrattiat 62'minutes
  • 8Motta
  • 7Lucas MouraSubstituted forMatuidiat 74'minutes
  • 9Cavani
  • 22LavezziSubstituted forBahebeckat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Douchez
  • 6Camara
  • 14Matuidi
  • 15Bahebeck
  • 17Maxwell
  • 20Chantôme
  • 24Verratti
Referee:
Olivier Thual
Attendance:
15,652

Match Stats

Home TeamLorientAway TeamPSG
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home17
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away8
Corners
Home2
Away4
Fouls
Home15
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Lorient 1, Paris Saint-Germain 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lorient 1, Paris Saint-Germain 2.

Foul by Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain).

Rafidine Abdullah (Lorient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Serge Aurier (Paris Saint-Germain).

Benjamin Jeannot (Lorient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner from a direct free kick.

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Vincent Le Goff (Lorient).

Offside, Paris Saint-Germain. Javier Pastore tries a through ball, but Blaise Matuidi is caught offside.

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

Foul by Jordan Ayew (Lorient).

Attempt missed. Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right.

Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Walid Mesloub (Lorient).

Attempt missed. Rafidine Abdullah (Lorient) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the right. Assisted by Gilles Sunu.

Substitution

Substitution, Lorient. Denis Bouanga replaces Raphael Guerreiro.

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rafidine Abdullah (Lorient).

Foul by Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain).

Lamine Gassama (Lorient) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Thiago Motta (Paris Saint-Germain) because of an injury.

Foul by Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain).

Benjamin Jeannot (Lorient) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain).

Gilles Sunu (Lorient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Lorient. Gilles Sunu replaces Yann Jouffre.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint-Germain. Blaise Matuidi replaces Lucas Moura.

Booking

Yann Jouffre (Lorient) is shown the yellow card.

Yann Jouffre (Lorient) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Attempt missed. Walid Mesloub (Lorient) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Vincent Le Goff.

Goal!

Goal! Lorient 1, Paris Saint-Germain 2. Jean-Christophe Bahebeck (Paris Saint-Germain) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Marco Verratti with a through ball.

Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Ayew (Lorient).

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

Foul by Jordan Ayew (Lorient).

Substitution

Substitution, Lorient. Benjamin Jeannot replaces Valentin Lavigne.

Foul by Jean-Christophe Bahebeck (Paris Saint-Germain).

Valentin Lavigne (Lorient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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