French Ligue 1
Bastia4PSG2

Bastia 4-2 Paris St-Germain

Lucas Moura gave PSG the lead with a brilliant effort over keeper Alphonse Areola, who is on loan from PSG
Lucas Moura gave PSG the lead with a brilliant effort over keeper Alphonse Areola, who is on loan from PSG

Paris St-Germain dropped to fourth in the Ligue 1 table after blowing a two-goal lead to lose at struggling Bastia.

The champions looked set to go back to the top of the league when Lucas Moura's 20-yard chip and Adrien Rabiot put them 2-0 up in 20 minutes.

But Bastia were level at half-time through a Ryad Boudebouz penalty and Francois Modesto header.

Julian Palmieri put them ahead with a fine first-time volley from 25 yards and added a fourth late on.

"We stopped respecting them after the first 35 minutes and they made us pay a heavy price," said PSG coach Laurent Blanc.

It is only a second league defeat of the season for PSG, who have drawn eight of their 20 matches. But they slipped to fourth after St Etienne's 2-1 win at Reims.

Bastia climbed out of the relegation zone with the victory, while Evian also moved out of the bottom three with a 1-1 draw against Rennes.

Nice, without new signing Hatem Ben Arfa after he did not receive international clearance in time to play, beat Lorient 3-1.

Elsewhere, Lens dropped to third bottom with a 2-0 defeat at Guingamp, while Lille beat rock bottom Caen 1-0.

All Ligue 1 players wore black armbands in light of three days of terrorist activity in Paris which saw 17 people killed.

Line-ups

Bastia

  • 1Areola
  • 29Cioni
  • 5Squillaci
  • 20Modesto
  • 4Marange
  • 15PalmieriBooked at 81mins
  • 18Cahuzac
  • 6Koffi Ndri RomaricSubstituted forKeitaat 64'minutes
  • 27GilletBooked at 69mins
  • 10BoudebouzBooked at 47mins
  • 22MaboulouSubstituted forPeybernesat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Ongenda
  • 9Cissé
  • 12Vincent
  • 13Keita
  • 16Leca
  • 17Peybernes
  • 33Djiku

PSG

  • 1Douchez
  • 23Van der Wiel
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 32David LuizBooked at 41mins
  • 17Cabelino Andrade
  • 25Rabiot
  • 4CabayeSubstituted forVerrattiat 54'minutes
  • 14MatuidiSubstituted forBahebeckat 69'minutes
  • 7Lucas Moura
  • 10Ibrahimovic
  • 27Pastore

Substitutes

  • 5Marquinhos
  • 6Camara
  • 15Bahebeck
  • 16Maignan
  • 21Digne
  • 24Verratti
  • 33Kimmakon
Referee:
Fredy Fautrel
Attendance:
13,028

Match Stats

Home TeamBastiaAway TeamPSG
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home6
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away0
Fouls
Home21
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Bastia 4, Paris Saint Germain 2.

Full Time

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

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

Attempt missed. Jean-Christophe Bahebeck (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Goal!

Goal! Bastia 4, Paris Saint Germain 2. Julian Palmieri (Bastia) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Abdoulaye Keita with a cross.

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

David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryad Boudebouz (Bastia).

Substitution

Substitution, Bastia. Mathieu Peybernes replaces Christopher Maboulou.

Gregory Van der Wiel (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Christopher Maboulou (Bastia).

Attempt missed. Abdoulaye Keita (Bastia) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Ryad Boudebouz.

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

Foul by Yannick Cahuzac (Bastia).

Booking

Julian Palmieri (Bastia) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Julian Palmieri (Bastia).

Attempt missed. Lucas Moura (Paris Saint Germain) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Adrien Rabiot following a set piece situation.

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

Foul by Yannick Cahuzac (Bastia).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Ryad Boudebouz (Bastia) because of an injury.

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

Foul by Christopher Maboulou (Bastia).

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

Thiago Silva (Paris Saint Germain) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Lucas Moura with a cross following a set piece situation.

Booking

Guillaume Gillet (Bastia) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Javier Pastore (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Guillaume Gillet (Bastia).

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Jean-Christophe Bahebeck replaces Blaise Matuidi.

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

Foul by Yannick Cahuzac (Bastia).

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

Foul by Abdoulaye Keita (Bastia).

Substitution

Substitution, Bastia. Abdoulaye Keita replaces Romaric.

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

Foul by Sébastien Squillaci (Bastia).

Foul by Javier Pastore (Paris Saint Germain).

Julian Palmieri (Bastia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 10th January 2015

  • BastiaBastia4PSGParis Saint Germain2
  • Evian Thonon GaillardEvian Thonon Gaillard1RennesRennes1
  • GuingampGuingamp2LensLens0
  • LilleLille1CaenCaen0
  • NiceNice3LorientLorient1
  • ReimsReims1Saint-ÉtienneSaint-Étienne2

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