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Paris SG and Lyon wound to further leader escapes

Paris Saint-Germain continues as a solid leader of the French league and showed their superiority with a convincing 5-1 win over Lyon, sixth place this Sunday at the close of the 18th day of the championship.


Zlatan Ibrahimovic starred a 'double', opening the scoring in the 11th minute and then converting a penalty in the 77th.

The same number of the Parisians got the Ivorian Serge Aurier (17), the Uruguayan Edinson Cavani (61) and Brazilian Lucas Moura (90 + 1), while Lyon had provisionally shortened 2-1 by Jordan Ferri .

"Seeing the result can think that was a walk, but we must analyze the game," the coach leader, Laurent Blanc, who said he had "liked 25 minutes" but in some phases lacked "rigor, simplicity and concentration. "

The results of this event make the team even more capital leader and expanding its lead to 17 points over second Angers, who struggled to a 1-1 draw at Bordeaux (14th).

Ibrahimovic is also increasingly prominent leader in the table of top scorers, which accumulates 14 goals, three ahead of their closest pursuers, Michy Batshuayi (Marseille) and Benjamin Moukandjo (Lorient).

Cavani, meanwhile, is just behind with 10 goals. Sunday signed one in the Parc des Princes against Lyon, finishing in the area to swing a center of Argentina's Angel Di Maria, who gave three assists goal in this game and became one of the biggest names despite not dial.

The other side of the coin at Paris Saint-Germain was for the German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp, who returned to make mistakes.

The Lyon both came by their fault, after Ferri powerful shot was deflected by Thiago Silva's thigh, which misled the German goalkeeper.

- Monaco reaches Angers -
Before the match of Paris, Angers was able to maintain second place, despite only drawing 1-1 at home to Bordeaux.

The Uruguayan forward Diego Rolán got the head bordoleses 40 minutes, finishing off a perfectly measured Czech Jaroslav Plasil.

Angers, revelation of the season in France, managed to tie in the final stretch of the game, by Romain Thomas (83).

That point allows adding 31 Angers and maintain second place, but now level on points with Monaco (3rd), who had won just before the Saint-Etienne (7) 1-0, with a solitary goal from Brazilian penal Fabinho (82).

The clash between two teams who aspire to enter Europe disappointed both by the level of play shown by each other, for the starving number of chances.

With his victory, Monaco, removed this past Thursday in the first phase of the Europa League, chains five games without losing, while Saint Etienne only four points from the last possible 18.

Marseille the Spanish Miguel González 'Míchel', ninth, disappointed with a 1-1 draw at home against Ajaccio Gazelec (16th).

The Corsican team took the lead, but the Marseille equalized at 38 by the Belgian Michy Batshuayi.

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