MX23RW : Wednesday, December 12 21:54:41
Oct 27, 2017 at 7.45pm UK at ​Parc des Princes (Paris)
Attendance: 47,224
PSGParis Saint-Germain
3-0
Nice
Cavani (3', 31'), Dante (52' og.)
FT(HT: 2-0)

Result: Paris Saint-Germain make light work of Nice to extend lead at top of Ligue 1

Result: PSG make light work of Nice
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Paris Saint-Germain extend their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to seven points thanks to Friday night's 3-0 win over Nice at the Parc des Princes.

Paris Saint-Germain have extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to seven points thanks to Friday night's 3-0 win over Nice at the Parc des Princes.

The hosts got off to the perfect start as, just three minutes in, Angel Di Maria whipped a free kick to the near post, where Edinson Cavani was on hand to send a diving header beyond the reach of Walter Benitez.

Cavani and Di Maria combined once again just after the half-hour mark for PSG's second as the Uruguayan beat the offside trap and latched on to the Argentine's lob over the top before poking the ball past the oncoming Benitez and slotting into the empty net.

Nice did well to get to half time without conceding a third time, with Benitez throwing himself across his goal to deny Di Maria a seemingly certain goal after a cutback from the left in the 39th minute.

However, the visitors added an insurmountable third just six minutes after the restart as Yuri Berchiche's diagonal ball to the far post was flicked back towards centre by Cavani before coming off Eaglets defender Dante under pressure from Dani Alves.

Lucien Favre's charges remained under siege for the remainder of the game as Kylian Mbappe drilled a shot wide in the 56th minute before striking the post just after the hour, while Di Maria and Lucas Moura also enjoyed further chances before the full-time whistle.

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Long-limbed Angel Di Maria celebrates scoring lors de la finale de la Coupe de la Ligue entre Lille et PSG le 23 Avril, 2016
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG16142049103944
2Lille1794425151031
3Montpellier HSCMontpellier1685324121229
4Lyon168442620628
5Marseille168262925426
6Saint-EtienneSt Etienne167542421326
7Nice167451214-225
8StrasbourgStrasbourg175842721623
9Nimes166552421323
10Rennes176562325-223
11Reims175751115-422
12Bordeaux165651919021
13NantesNantes165562424020
14Angers164661921-218
15Toulouse164661424-1018
16Dijon174491628-1216
17AmiensAmiens1751111630-1416
18Caen172871522-714
19MonacoMonaco163491624-813
20GuingampGuingamp1715111234-228

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