French Ligue 1
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Nice 0-3 Paris Saint Germain

Paris St-Germain forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring against Nice
Paris St-Germain are chasing a fourth straight Ligue 1 title

Zlatan Ibrahimovic became Paris St-Germain's record Ligue 1 goalscorer as they comfortably beat Nice to go 16 points clear at the top of the table.

Edinson Cavani opened the scoring from Ibrahimovic's cross before the Sweden striker made it 2-0 with a penalty after he was fouled by Niklas Hult, who was sent off.

That was his 86th league goal, breaking Mustapha Dahleb's record, and he added another to seal the victory.

PSG are unbeaten in 17 league games.

Laurent Blanc's side, who last lost a Ligue 1 match on 15 March, are well placed to be crowned champions of France for the fourth successive season.

They have 45 points from 17 games and a big lead over second-placed Caen, who host Lille on Saturday.

Nice, who were second best throughout, remain fifth on 25 points after a third successive league game without a goal.

Edinson Cavani celebrates after putting Paris St-Germain ahead against Nice
Edinson Cavani has scored nine Ligue 1 goals this season
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores from the penalty spot for Paris St-Germain against Nice
Paris St-Germain's next match is a Champions League group game at home to Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday
Nice fans unfurl a huge banner during their game with Paris St-Germain
Nice fans unfurled a huge banner during the defeat by Paris St-Germain

Line-ups

Nice

Formation 3-5-2

  • 30Cardinale
  • 4Baysse
  • 24Bodmer
  • 20Le Marchand
  • 25GenevoisSubstituted forBoscagliat 62'minutes
  • 26KozielloSubstituted forRaheriharimananaat 83'minutes
  • 6Seri
  • 22Mendy
  • 13HultBooked at 43mins
  • 9Ben Arfa
  • 28GermainSubstituted forBenrahmaat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Hassen
  • 11Benrahma
  • 15Mendy
  • 19Teixiera Mallmann
  • 21Raheriharimanana
  • 33Boscagli
  • 34Puel

PSG

Formation 4-3-3

  • 16Trapp
  • 19AurierBooked at 85mins
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 20Kurzawa
  • 4Stambouli
  • 8MottaSubstituted forLavezziat 76'minutes
  • 14MatuidiBooked at 40minsSubstituted forRabiotat 58'minutes
  • 11Di María
  • 10IbrahimovicSubstituted forLucas Mouraat 77'minutes
  • 9Cavani

Substitutes

  • 7Lucas Moura
  • 17Cabelino Andrade
  • 22Lavezzi
  • 25Rabiot
  • 30Sirigu
  • 32David Luiz
  • 35Ongenda
Referee:
Antony Gautier
Attendance:
31,008

Match Stats

Home TeamNiceAway TeamPSG
Possession
Home35%
Away65%
Shots
Home7
Away15
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away2
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Nice 0, Paris Saint-Germain 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Nice 0, Paris Saint-Germain 3.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Adrien Rabiot.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Layvin Kurzawa (Paris Saint-Germain) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ángel Di María.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint-Germain. Conceded by Paul Baysse.

  6. Booking

    Serge Aurier (Paris Saint-Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Serge Aurier (Paris Saint-Germain).

  8. Post update

    Jean Seri (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Hand ball by Said Benrahma (Nice).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Nice. Stéphan Raheriharimanana replaces Vincent Koziello.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Benjamin Stambouli (Paris Saint-Germain).

  12. Post update

    Said Benrahma (Nice) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Hand ball by Serge Aurier (Paris Saint-Germain).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ángel Di María (Paris Saint-Germain) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Nice. Said Benrahma replaces Valère Germain.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint-Germain. Lucas Moura replaces Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint-Germain. Ezequiel Lavezzi replaces Thiago Motta.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Adrien Rabiot (Paris Saint-Germain) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

  19. Post update

    Hand ball by Layvin Kurzawa (Paris Saint-Germain).

  20. Post update

    Foul by Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 4th December 2015

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