Match ends, Paris Saint-Germain 4, St Etienne 1.
Paris St-Germain 4-1 St Etienne
Paris St-Germain extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to seven points after an emphatic win over St Etienne, their fifth in a row.
Defender Layvin Kurzawa put Laurent Blanc's side ahead before Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani doubled the capital club's advantage.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic made it 3-0 with a composed finish before an own goal by Marco Verratti gave St Etienne hope.
Lucas Moura's downward header sealed PSG's biggest home win of the season.
The reigning champions, chasing a fourth straight title, have 29 points from 11 games, with Angers second on 22 points from the same number of games.
St Etienne's third defeat in four league games leaves them fifth in the table.
- 23Van der Wiel
- 2Thiago Silva
- 25RabiotSubstituted forMatuidiat 70'minutes
- 11Di María
- 10IbrahimovicSubstituted forLucas Mouraat 70'minutes
- 9CavaniSubstituted forLavezziat 86'minutes
- 7Lucas Moura
- 17Cabelino Andrade
- 26SallSubstituted forPogbaat 52'minutes
- 18LemoineSubstituted forJorge Gomes Pinheiroat 74'minutes
- 11EyssericSubstituted forBahebeckat 45'minutes
- 15Jorge Gomes Pinheiro
- Clément Turpin
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Paris Saint-Germain 4, St Etienne 1.
Corner, Paris Saint-Germain. Conceded by Francois Clerc.
Offside, St Etienne. Jean-Christophe Bahebeck tries a through ball, but Loic Perrin is caught offside.
Foul by Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain).
Romain Hamouma (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Benoit Assou-Ekotto (St Etienne).
Attempt missed. Erin Pinheiro (St Etienne) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Erin Pinheiro (St Etienne).
Goal! Paris Saint-Germain 4, St Etienne 1. Lucas Moura (Paris Saint-Germain) header from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Marco Verratti.
Substitution, Paris Saint-Germain. Ezequiel Lavezzi replaces Edinson Cavani.
Offside, Paris Saint-Germain. Lucas Moura tries a through ball, but Blaise Matuidi is caught offside.
Foul by Thiago Motta (Paris Saint-Germain).
Ismael Diomande (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Layvin Kurzawa (Paris Saint-Germain) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Gregory Van der Wiel with a cross.
Attempt saved. Jean-Christophe Bahebeck (St Etienne) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Robert Beric.
Attempt missed. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Ángel Di María.
Attempt saved. Robert Beric (St Etienne) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Benoit Assou-Ekotto with a cross.