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Paris St-Germain 4-1 Reims

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored 33 goals in all competitions for Paris St-Germain this season

Paris St-Germain need a maximum of 10 more points to retain the Ligue 1 title after Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice and made two more in a win over Reims.

Laurent Blanc's side remain 24 points clear of Monaco, who beat bottom club Troyes 3-1 later on Saturday.

Gregory van der Wiel put PSG in front, but Prince Oniangue headed Reims level after an error by keeper Kevin Trapp.

Ibrahimovic made it 2-1, played in Edinson Cavani for the third and then volleyed in Van der Wiel's pass.

Television replays showed the Sweden striker should have been ruled offside when he scored the fourth goal, his 23rd in Ligue 1 this season.

However, he was excellent despite that piece of good fortune, with two finely judged passes to set up Van der Wiel and Cavani to score, in addition to his goals.

Despite the ease of unbeaten PSG's victory, there was concern for manager Blanc as winger Angel Di Maria was forced off with a first-half injury.

Saturday's Ligue 1 round-up

Kylian Mbappe broke Thierry Henry's record as the youngest scorer in Monaco's history as they defeated bottom club Troyes 3-1.

The Paris-born forward, aged 17 years and 62 days, scored the third in stoppage time after Guido Carillo had earlier scored twice.

Henry, who went on to have two spells with Arsenal, was 17 years and 254 days when he scored his first Monaco goal in a 6-0 win over Lens in April 1995.

Ajaccio missed the chance to move above Reims and out of the relegation zone, conceding a 91st-minute equaliser to Danish striker Martin Braithwaite in a 1-1 draw at next-to-bottom Toulouse.

Guingamp are just three points above the bottom three after letting a 2-0 lead slip as they lost 4-3 at Lorient. Montpellier moved four points clear of danger with a 3-2 victory at Angers.

Line-ups

PSG

  • 16Trapp
  • 23Van der WielBooked at 33mins
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 32David Luiz
  • 20Kurzawa
  • 6VerrattiSubstituted forMatuidiat 45'minutes
  • 8MottaSubstituted forMarquinhosat 72'minutes
  • 25Rabiot
  • 11Di MaríaSubstituted forLucas Mouraat 40'minutes
  • 10Ibrahimovic
  • 9CavaniBooked at 81mins

Substitutes

  • 4Stambouli
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 7Lucas Moura
  • 14Matuidi
  • 17Cabelino Andrade
  • 29Augustin
  • 30Sirigu

Reims

  • 1Carrasso
  • 22Tacalfred
  • 23Mandi
  • 5El Kaoutari
  • 28ConteSubstituted forNdomat 64'minutes
  • 6Devaux
  • 4Kankava
  • 3Signorino
  • 8Oniangué
  • 9Bifouma KoulossaSubstituted forFortesat 76'minutes
  • 12de PrevilleSubstituted forBangouraat 50'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Fofana
  • 7Fortes
  • 10Charbonnier
  • 11Rigonato Rodrigues
  • 14Bangoura
  • 16Agassa
  • 17Ndom
Referee:
Jerome Miguelgorry
Attendance:
45,489

Match Stats

Home TeamPSGAway TeamReims
Possession
Home72%
Away28%
Shots
Home15
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Paris Saint Germain 4, Reims 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 4, Reims 1.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Foul by Lass (Reims).

  5. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Abdelhamid El Kaoutari.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mickaël Tacalfred (Reims) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Antoine Devaux.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Foul by Aissa Mandi (Reims).

  9. Post update

    Foul by Gregory Van der Wiel (Paris Saint Germain).

  10. Post update

    Franck Signorino (Reims) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Lucas Moura (Paris Saint Germain).

  12. Post update

    Abdelhamid El Kaoutari (Reims) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Johann Carrasso.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Aly Ndom (Reims) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Odaïr Fortes.

  16. Booking

    Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain).

  18. Post update

    Franck Signorino (Reims) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Gregory Van der Wiel (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Aly Ndom (Reims).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 20th February 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG27234067135473
2Monaco271310440301049
3Nice2711883930941
4Saint-Étienne26124103129240
5Lyon26116938281039
6Nantes2610972624239
7Rennes2691163431338
8Angers27107102727037
9Bordeaux2791083639-337
10Caen26113122735-836
11Marseille2681173627935
12Lorient2781093941-234
13Bastia26104122529-434
14Montpellier2795133333032
15Lille2661372020031
16Guingamp2787123138-731
17Reims2778122838-1029
18GFC Ajaccio27610112838-1028
19Toulouse27410132645-1922
20Troyes2728172056-3614
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