Paris Saint-Germain 4-2 Lyon, Mbappe And Cavani On Target For PSG (Video Highlight)

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Lyon defender Fernando Marcal scored a bizarre own goal as Paris Saint-Germain survived a scare to win 4-2 and restore their twelve point lead at the top of Ligue one.

PSG had established a two-goal lead courtesy of efforts from Angel Di Maria and Kylian Mbappe before Marcal’s goal.

Marcal turned the ball into his own net once his team-mate tried to clear the ball from a Julian Draxler cross however the ball ended up going back to Draxler and afterwards went in off Marcal.

And Marcal would have been wise to have stayed off social media within the aftermath of the defeat.

‘The worst own goal of the century,’ aforesaid on Twitter user, whereas another tagged it ‘one of the highlights of the game.’

Angel Di Maria cut back within the area and beat Anthony Lopes with an occasional shot at the close to post to put the hosts ahead within the twenty second minute.

Kylian Mbappe created it 2-0 seven minutes before halftime by flicking the ball past Lopes from Thomas Meunier’s cross.

It was a harsh reality check for Lyon, who had started the match with 16-year-old Rayan Cherki livening up proceedings on the right flank.

Lyon fell 3-0 behind 2 minutes into the half in humourous fashion as Marcal sent the ball beneath the bar attempting to clear Julian Draxler’s back pass within the area.

But the guests failed to surrender and terrier reduced the arrears with an occasional shot from just within the box after being set up by Cherki.

Dembele force another one back by tapping home from Karl Toko Ekambi’s pass once the second-half substitute had outpaced Presnel Kimpembe.

But Cavani found the rear of the net from Di Maria’s pass eleven minutes from time to wrap it up.

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