French Ligue 1
PSG4Nice1

Paris St-Germain 4-1 Nice

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored 105 goals in 117 Ligue 1 games for Paris St-Germain

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick as Paris St-Germain warmed up for their Champions League tie with Manchester City with a comfortable win over Nice.

Ibrahimovic put the French champions ahead from an awkward angle after David Luiz's pass before Hatem Ben Arfa equalised with a deflected effort.

However, the Swede curled in a free-kick to restore the hosts' lead and Luiz headed in a third from a corner.

Ibrahimovic netted his third goal after being put through by Adrien Rabiot.

It means the 34-year-old striker, who has been linked with a move to the Premier League in the summer, has now scored 30 goals in 26 Ligue 1 games this season.

PSG - who clinched the Ligue 1 title in March with eight games to spare - are 25 points ahead of second-placed Monaco and are next in action on Wednesday when they take on Manchester City at home in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

Line-ups

PSG

  • 16Trapp
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 2Thiago SilvaBooked at 68mins
  • 32David Luiz
  • 17Maxwell
  • 25Rabiot
  • 8MottaSubstituted forStambouliat 69'minutes
  • 14Matuidi
  • 7Lucas MouraSubstituted forNkunkuat 80'minutes
  • 10Ibrahimovic
  • 35OngendaSubstituted forCavaniat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Douchez
  • 4Stambouli
  • 9Cavani
  • 20Kurzawa
  • 23Van der Wiel
  • 29Augustin
  • 33Nkunku

Nice

  • 30Cardinale
  • 23Barbosa Pereira
  • 4Baysse
  • 20Le Marchand
  • 13Hult
  • 22Mendy
  • 26KozielloSubstituted forTeixiera Mallmannat 64'minutes
  • 6SeriSubstituted forRaheriharimananaat 90'minutes
  • 9Ben Arfa
  • 14PléaSubstituted forHonoratat 64'minutes
  • 28Germain

Substitutes

  • 1Hassen
  • 3Lloris
  • 19Teixiera Mallmann
  • 21Raheriharimanana
  • 25Genevois
  • 33Puel
  • 34Honorat
Referee:
Mikael Lesage
Attendance:
46,919

Match Stats

Home TeamPSGAway TeamNice
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home13
Away6
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Paris Saint Germain 4, Nice 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 4, Nice 1.

Attempt saved. Hatem Ben Arfa (Nice) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Wallyson Mallmann.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Stéphan Raheriharimanana replaces Jean Michael Seri.

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

Foul by Jean Michael Seri (Nice).

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Paul Baysse (Nice).

Adrien Rabiot (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Wallyson Mallmann (Nice).

Corner, Nice. Conceded by David Luiz.

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 4, Nice 1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Adrien Rabiot with a through ball.

Foul by Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain).

Maxime Le Marchand (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint Germain).

Wallyson Mallmann (Nice) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Christopher Nkunku replaces Lucas Moura.

Foul by Adrien Rabiot (Paris Saint Germain).

Nampalys Mendy (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Hatem Ben Arfa (Nice).

Foul by Marquinhos (Paris Saint Germain).

Nampalys Mendy (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Thiago Silva.

Hand ball by Lucas Moura (Paris Saint Germain).

Corner, Nice. Conceded by David Luiz.

Attempt blocked. Hatem Ben Arfa (Nice) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint Germain).

Valère Germain (Nice) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain).

Paul Baysse (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Edinson Cavani replaces Hervin Ongenda.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Benjamin Stambouli replaces Thiago Motta.

Booking

Thiago Silva (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Thiago Silva (Paris Saint Germain).

Hatem Ben Arfa (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Thiago Silva.

Corner, Nice. Conceded by Thiago Silva.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Franck Honorat replaces Alassane Pléa.

Substitution

Substitution, Nice. Wallyson Mallmann replaces Vincent Koziello.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 2nd April 2016

  • PSGParis Saint Germain4NiceNice1
  • GFC AjaccioGFC Ajaccio0Saint-ÉtienneSaint-Étienne2
  • GuingampGuingamp2MontpellierMontpellier2
  • RennesRennes3ReimsReims1
  • ToulouseToulouse2CaenCaen0
  • TroyesTroyes0AngersAngers1

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG32255281186380
2Monaco321413547361155
3Rennes321312750391151
4Nice321481047371050
5Lyon311471049331649
6Saint-Étienne32146123834448
7Caen32144143442-846
8Angers32129113532345
9Nantes31111192930-144
10Lille31101382624243
11Bordeaux321012104150-942
12Bastia31117132932-340
13Marseille3181584236639
14Lorient31912104247-539
15Guingamp32109133947-839
16Montpellier32107153840-237
17Reims3289153547-1233
18GFC Ajaccio32712133145-1433
19Toulouse32611153449-1529
20Troyes3228222271-4914
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