Victory behind: PSG rushes towards the title
Paris continue to strive inexorably towards the title of champion. In Nice, Julian Draxler’s star ensemble will not be thrown off course, even if they are trailing behind.
Paris St. Germain can start planning the championship celebration in the French league (DATA CENTER: The table).
The cup winner sat down on 30. Brazil’s Dani Alves (82nd) scored a late goal at OGC Nice 2-1 (1-1) and are still 17 points ahead of their rivals AS Monaco. The defending champion can only collect 24 points in the remaining eight match days (DATENCENTER: Schedules and Table).
The hosts, coached by former Bundesliga coach Lucien Favre, competed with former Bayern player Dante and striker Mario Balotelli and took the lead through Allan Saint-Maximin (17th). Angel Di Maria (21.) balanced.
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National goalkeeper Kevin Trapp was back on the bench after surprisingly scoring against SCO Angers (2-1) on Wednesday.
World Champion Julian Draxler increased after a weaker first half and was involved in some offensive actions after the break. Nevertheless, it was replaced after 76 minutes.
Superstar Neymar is missing Paris because of a metatarsal fracture.