French Ligue 1
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Paris Saint Germain 0-2 Monaco

Vagner Love
Vagner Love scored his fourth goal since joining Monaco from CSKA Moscow in January

Paris St-Germain saw their title party fall flat as the Ligue 1 champions lost 2-0 to second-placed Monaco to suffer a first home league loss since May 2014.

A week after securing a fourth straight title, PSG were beaten for only the second time in the league this season.

Vagner Love swept Monaco in front from Thomas Lemar's 65th-minute cross.

David Luiz then pulled back Fabinho to concede a penalty which the Brazilian coolly chipped home as Monaco won after three successive draws.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic failed to add to his 31 goals this season

PSG were guilty of a handful of bad misses as they lacked their usual intensity on what should have been a night of celebration at the Parc des Princes.

Top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic could have scored a hat-trick, while substitute Jean Kevin-Augustin also steered wide from close range late on.

The visitors moved within 22 points of PSG but more importantly went six points clear of fourth-placed Lyon as they look to secure Champions League qualification.

The top three clubs in France gain a place in the Champions League with the top two going straight into the group stage.

Line-ups

PSG

Formation 4-3-3

  • 16Trapp
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 32David LuizBooked at 67mins
  • 17Cabelino Andrade
  • 25RabiotSubstituted forMatuidiat 66'minutes
  • 8MottaSubstituted forStambouliat 80'minutes
  • 11Di MaríaSubstituted forAugustinat 81'minutes
  • 7Lucas Moura
  • 10Ibrahimovic
  • 9Cavani

Substitutes

  • 3Kimpembe
  • 4Stambouli
  • 14Matuidi
  • 29Augustin
  • 30Sirigu
  • 33Nkunku
  • 34Georgen

Monaco

Formation 3-4-3

  • 1Subasic
  • 5JemersonBooked at 32mins
  • 6Carvalho
  • 24Raggi
  • 2Fabinho
  • 28Toulalan
  • 14Bakayoko
  • 21Echiéjilé
  • 29Mbappe-LottinSubstituted forHélder Costaat 81'minutes
  • 9da SouzaSubstituted forTraoréat 87'minutes
  • 27Lemar

Substitutes

  • 11Carrillo
  • 12Bahlouli
  • 16Nardi
  • 17Cavaleiro
  • 18Hélder Costa
  • 19Traoré
  • 38Touré
Referee:
Antony Gautier
Attendance:
46,569

Match Stats

Home TeamPSGAway TeamMonaco
Possession
Home75%
Away25%
Shots
Home23
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home10
Away2
Fouls
Home7
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Paris Saint Germain 0, Monaco 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 0, Monaco 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Hélder Costa (Monaco) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jérémy Toulalan.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is too high. Assisted by Thiago Silva following a corner.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Thiago Silva (Paris Saint Germain) header from very close range misses to the left. Assisted by Lucas Moura with a cross following a corner.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Elderson Echiéjilé.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right. Assisted by Lucas Moura with a cross following a corner.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Monaco. Lacina Traoré replaces Vágner Love.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Fabinho.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jean-Kevin Augustin (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Zlatan Ibrahimovic with a headed pass.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lucas Moura.

  13. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Jean-Kevin Augustin replaces Ángel Di María.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Monaco. Hélder Costa replaces Kylian Mbappe-Lottin.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Benjamin Stambouli replaces Thiago Motta.

  17. Post update

    Delay in match Danijel Subasic (Monaco) because of an injury.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high following a corner.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ángel Di María with a cross.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by Jemerson.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 20th March 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG31245277176077
2Monaco311413446341255
3Nice31148946331350
4Lyon311471049331649
5Rennes31121274738948
6Caen31144133440-646
7Saint-Étienne31136123634245
8Nantes31111192930-144
9Lille31101382624243
10Angers31119113432242
11Bastia31117132932-340
12Marseille3181584236639
13Lorient31912104247-539
14Bordeaux31912103949-1039
15Guingamp31108133745-838
16Montpellier31106153638-236
17Reims3189143444-1033
18GFC Ajaccio31712123143-1233
19Toulouse31511153249-1726
20Troyes3128212270-4814
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