Ligue 1: PSG move three points clear of Lyon with win over Metz

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Laurent Blanc's PSG remain on course to retain their Ligue 1 title, with four games left to play

French champions Paris Saint-German moved three points clear of Lyon at the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 win over relegation threatened Metz.

Marco Verratti opened the scoring before Edinson Cavani put Laurent Blanc's side 2-0 up at the break.

Modibo Maiga, on loan from West Ham, pulled one back for the visitors but Gregory van der Wiel sealed the win.

With four games left to play PSG remain on course to retain their title, while Metz are eight points from safety.

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