French Ligue 1
Saint-ÉtienneSaint-Étienne0PSGParis Saint Germain2

St Etienne 0-2 Paris Saint Germain

Paris St-Germain forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action against St Etienne
Zlatan Ibrahimov is leading scorer in Ligue 1 with 19 goals

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as Paris St-Germain established a 24-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 with victory away to St Etienne.

The Sweden striker opened the scoring at full stretch from six yards before scoring his 19th league goal of the campaign in the closing stages.

Paris St-Germain have now recorded a club record 13 straight wins.

In addition Laurent Blanc's side have equalled Nantes' 20-year-old record of 32 league games without defeat.

PSG require a maximum 22 points from 15 matches to be crowned champions of France for the fourth successive season.

Line-ups

Saint-Étienne

  • 16Ruffier
  • 2Théophile-Catherine
  • 26Sall
  • 19Pogba
  • 25Malcuit
  • 18LemoineBooked at 65minsSubstituted forClémentat 81'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 10CohadeBooked at 78mins
  • 13TabanouSubstituted forRouxat 85'minutes
  • 22Monnet-Paquet
  • 23SøderlundBooked at 14mins
  • 7BahebeckSubstituted forTannaneat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Tannane
  • 5Pajot
  • 6Clément
  • 8Corgnet
  • 9Roux
  • 11Eysseric
  • 30Moulin

PSG

  • 16Trapp
  • 19Aurier
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 3KimpembeBooked at 9mins
  • 17Cabelino Andrade
  • 4StambouliSubstituted forVerrattiat 59'minutes
  • 8MottaBooked at 36mins
  • 14Matuidi
  • 11Di María
  • 10Ibrahimovic
  • 7Lucas MouraSubstituted forCavaniat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Douchez
  • 6Verratti
  • 9Cavani
  • 29Augustin
  • 33Nkunku
  • 34Rimane
Referee:
Lionel Jaffredo
Attendance:
32,689

Match Stats

Home TeamSaint-ÉtienneAway TeamPSG
Possession
Home35%
Away65%
Shots
Home12
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home23
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, St Etienne 0, Paris Saint Germain 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, St Etienne 0, Paris Saint Germain 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! St Etienne 0, Paris Saint Germain 2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ángel Di María.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ángel Di María (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Edinson Cavani.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain).

  6. Post update

    Kevin Malcuit (St Etienne) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Foul by Oussama Tannane (St Etienne).

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jérémy Clément (St Etienne) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alexander Søderlund.

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Renaud Cohade (St Etienne) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Alexander Søderlund.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain).

  12. Post update

    Kévin Monnet-Paquet (St Etienne) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Renaud Cohade (St Etienne).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, St Etienne. Nolan Roux replaces Franck Tabanou.

  16. Booking

    Jérémy Clément (St Etienne) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Foul by Jérémy Clément (St Etienne).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, St Etienne. Jérémy Clément replaces Fabien Lemoine.

  20. Booking

    Renaud Cohade (St Etienne) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 31st January 2016

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