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Paris St-Germain 1-0 Rennes

Ezequiel Lavezzi scores for Paris St-Germain
Ezequiel Lavezzi joined PSG from Napoli

Ezequiel Lavezzi scored the only goal as Paris St-Germain closed the gap on leaders Lyon to one point with a narrow victory over Rennes.

Lavezzi smashed the ball home after Adrien Rabiot's pass over the top was squared to the striker by fellow Argentinian Javier Pastore.

PSG captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic was quiet again and has only scored one goal in his last six Ligue 1 games.

Lyon can restore their lead by beating Monaco on Sunday.

Line-ups

PSG

Formation 4-3-3

  • 30Sirigu
  • 5MarquinhosBooked at 37mins
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 32David Luiz
  • 21Digne
  • 27PastoreSubstituted forMatuidiat 77'minutes
  • 4CabayeBooked at 56mins
  • 25RabiotSubstituted forVerrattiat 57'minutes
  • 22Lavezzi
  • 10Ibrahimovic
  • 9CavaniSubstituted forLucas Mouraat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Douchez
  • 6Camara
  • 7Lucas Moura
  • 14Matuidi
  • 15Bahebeck
  • 17Cabelino Andrade
  • 24Verratti

Rennes

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 1Costil
  • 12Moreira
  • 4Sitoe
  • 22Armand
  • 14Diagne
  • 6FernandesBooked at 28mins
  • 17PajotSubstituted forToivonenat 60'minutes
  • 8Doucouré
  • 21AndréSubstituted forBrülsat 74'minutes
  • 18HenriqueSubstituted forHabibouat 80'minutes
  • 7Ntep de Madiba

Substitutes

  • 9Toivonen
  • 13Brüls
  • 16Sorin
  • 23Konradsen
  • 24Prcic
  • 27Habibou
  • 29Danze
Referee:
Phillipe Kalt
Attendance:
44,955

Match Stats

Home TeamPSGAway TeamRennes
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home8
Away7
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home7
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Paris Saint Germain 1, Rennes 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 1, Rennes 0.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Foul by Paul-Georges Ntep (Rennes).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain).

  6. Post update

    Abdoulaye Doucouré (Rennes) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Steven Moreira.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint Germain).

  9. Post update

    Sylvain Armand (Rennes) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    Foul by Mexer (Rennes).

  12. Post update

    Corner, Rennes. Conceded by Blaise Matuidi.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Mexer.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Rennes. Mouhamadou Habib Habibou replaces Pedro Henrique.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Blaise Matuidi replaces Javier Pastore.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Rennes. Conceded by Thiago Silva.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Rennes. Conceded by Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ola Toivonen (Rennes) header from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Christian Brüls with a cross.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Rennes. Conceded by Marquinhos.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 30th January 2015

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