French Ligue 1
ToulouseToulouse2PSGParis Saint Germain4
Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Paris St-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his third hat-trick of the season as his side beat Toulouse to go five points clear at the top.

The Swede put the visitors ahead with a penalty before Wissam Ben Yedder volleyed home an equaliser.

Ezequiel Lavezzi restored the lead after good work from Ibrahimovic, who then added a third with a header from Yohan Cabeye's free-kick.

Ben Yedder gave Toulouse hope but Ibrahimovic added his third late on.

The 32-year-old striker's 37th of the goal of the season for PSG - from 36 games - came from a rebound after his penalty had been saved by Toulouse keeper Zacharie Boucher.

The victory restores champions PSG's five-point advantage at the top of Ligue 1 after title rivals Monaco had beaten Reims 3-2 on Friday night.

Ibrahimovic, who has scored six goals in his last three games, is the runaway top scorer in France with 22 league goals, nine ahead of anyone else.

Line-ups

Toulouse

  • 40Boucher
  • 19AurierBooked at 34mins
  • 4Akpa-AkproSubstituted forSyllaat 62'minutes
  • 20Yago
  • 15SpajicBooked at 31mins
  • 22Veskovac
  • 8DidotSubstituted forTrejoat 69'minutes
  • 6ChantômeSubstituted forBen Basatat 82'minutes
  • 10Ben YedderBooked at 45mins
  • 7Braithwaite
  • 21Aguilar

Substitutes

  • 5Sylla
  • 9Ben Basat
  • 11Zebina
  • 13Furman
  • 14Sirieix
  • 18Trejo
  • 30Ahamada

PSG

  • 30Sirigu
  • 23Van der Wiel
  • 17Cabelino Andrade
  • 8MottaBooked at 25mins
  • 13da Dias Costa
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 24VerrattiSubstituted forCabayeat 66'minutes
  • 14Matuidi
  • 10Ibrahimovic
  • 29Lucas MouraSubstituted forPastoreat 66'minutes
  • 22LavezziSubstituted forRabiotat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Douchez
  • 4Cabaye
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 7Menez
  • 21Digne
  • 25Rabiot
  • 27Pastore
Referee:
Nicolas Rainville
Attendance:
22,049

Match Stats

Home TeamToulouseAway TeamPSG
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home9
Away13
Shots on Target
Home7
Away8
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home15
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Toulouse 2, Paris Saint Germain 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Toulouse 2, Paris Saint Germain 4.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Martin Braithwaite (Toulouse) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Wissam Ben Yedder.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Yohan Cabaye (Paris Saint Germain).

  5. Post update

    Wissam Ben Yedder (Toulouse) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint Germain).

  7. Post update

    Eden Ben Basat (Toulouse) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Adrien Rabiot replaces Ezequiel Lavezzi.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Toulouse 2, Paris Saint Germain 4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.

  10. Post update

    Penalty saved! Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.

  11. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Issiaga Sylla (Toulouse) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Steeve Yago (Toulouse).

  15. Post update

    Foul by Thiago Motta (Paris Saint Germain).

  16. Post update

    Serge Aurier (Toulouse) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Toulouse. Eden Ben Basat replaces Clément Chantôme.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Yohan Cabaye (Paris Saint Germain).

  19. Post update

    Issiaga Sylla (Toulouse) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Toulouse. Conceded by Thiago Silva.

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