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E. Zelazny
Yellow Card
C. Nkunku
Dani Alves
0 - 2
L. Diarra
Yellow Card
K. Azamoum
Yellow Card
Á. Di María
J. Draxler
0 - 1

Match Stats

27% 72%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 2 13
Total Passes 277 763
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 PSG PSG PSG 38 29 6 3 108 29 +79 93 D L D D W
2 Monaco ASM Monaco 38 24 8 6 85 45 +40 80 W W W D L
3 Olympique Lyonnais OL Olympique Lyonnais 38 23 9 6 87 43 +44 78 W L W W W
4 Olympique Marseille OM Olympique Marseille 38 22 11 5 80 47 +33 77 W D W D W
5 Rennes REN Rennes 38 16 10 12 50 44 +6 58 D W W W D
6 Bordeaux GIR Bordeaux 38 16 7 15 53 48 +5 55 W W W W L
7 Saint-Étienne ASS Saint-Étienne 38 15 10 13 47 50 -3 55 W L L W W
8 Nice NIC Nice 38 15 9 14 53 52 +1 54 L W L D W
9 Nantes NAN Nantes 38 14 10 14 36 41 -5 52 W W L L D
10 Montpellier MON Montpellier 38 11 18 9 36 33 +3 51 D D W L L
11 Dijon DIJ Dijon 38 13 9 16 55 73 -18 48 W L W L L
12 Guingamp EAG Guingamp 38 12 11 15 48 59 -11 47 L D L D W
13 Amiens SC AMI Amiens SC 38 12 9 17 37 42 -5 45 L W D D W
14 Angers SCO SCO Angers SCO 38 9 14 15 42 52 -10 41 L L W D L
15 Strasbourg STR Strasbourg 38 9 11 18 44 67 -23 38 L W L D L
16 Caen SMC Caen 38 10 8 20 27 52 -25 38 D L L L D
17 Lille LIL Lille 38 10 8 20 41 67 -26 38 L W W W L
18 Toulouse TFC Toulouse 38 9 10 19 38 54 -16 37 W L L L D
19 Troyes TRO Troyes 38 9 6 23 32 59 -27 33 L D L W L
20 Metz MET Metz 38 6 8 24 34 76 -42 26 L L L L D


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Thanks for joining our commentary this afternoon. Until next time, goodbye.
PSG continue their march towards the Ligue 1 crown with a comfortable win over Troyes this afternoon. Second-half strikes from Angel di Maria and Christopher Nkunku were enough to secure the victory. Unai Emery's men now turn their attention to their crunch Champions League clash against Real Madrid next week. Troyes had their moments today, but their battle against relegation will not be decided by matches such as this one.
The referee ends the contest.
SAVE & DISALLOWED GOAL! Weah breaks down the left flank, but he is denied a debut goal by a good save from Zelazny. Alves bundles the ball home from the rebound, but he's flagged offside.
BLOCK! Saada takes possession in the final third and goes for the blast, only to be denied by a good block from Thiago Silva.
A loose ball in the PSG box almost falls for Grandsir, but Areola is sharp off his line to gather ahead of the winger.
There will be four minutes of added time.
SAVE! Nkunku is denied by a good save from Zelazny. Alves' cutback on the right found the winger in space, but his low drive was beaten away by the Troyes keeper.
Grandsir breaks into the final third behind Meunier and he cuts back on his right foot to shoot at goal, only to send his effort narrowly over the bar.
CHANCE! Khaoui and Nivet open up the PSG defence, with the former playing a pass to Pele on the left. However, he spurns the opening to shoot at goal, while Khaoui then is crowded out before he can fire at the target.
Kurzawa breaks down the left, but he overhits his delivery into the box out for a goal-kick.
SAVE! Motta loses possession in his own half and Nivet drives forward. He fires at goal from 25 yards and the ball looks to be heading towards the too corner before Areola tips it over.
C. Ben Saada
R. Walter
Walter makes way for Saada.
The second goal has killed off any hope of the home side salvaging a point this afternoon. PSG will look to see this one without drama.
T. Weah
G. Lo Celso
Weah - son of the great George - enters the action to replace Lo Celso, making his debut for PSG.
Troyes manager Garcia is sent to the stands for remonstrating against the goal on the touchline.
E. Zelazny
Yellow Card
Zelazny goes into the book for his complaints about the goal.
Dani Alves
Alves curls a cross to the back post for Nkunku to collect and score.
C. Nkunku
GOALLLLLLLLL!!!!! NKUNKU FINDS THE NET!! PSG double their lead and surely wrap up the three points this afternoon. Nkunku collects Alves' cross to the back post. He puts a move on Cordoval to create space for a strike, placing his effort past Zelazny. There was a hint of offside about the goal and the home side are not happy.
Grandsir pulls away from Thiago Silva in the PSG half, but he fauls to latch on to a long ball over the top.
Bellugou sticks out a leg to bring down Alves and the referee wishes to speak to him about the challenge. It was reckless from the Troyes midfielder.
B. Nivet
K. Azamoum
Nivet replaces Azamoum for the home side.
Lo Celso threads a ball through to Meunier in the right inside channel. However, Herelle on the slide does just enough to put the full-back off his strike, allowing Zelazny to gather.
Diarra makes a good burst down the right and he cuts the ball back into the middle. Draxler meets it first time on the left foot, but he can only steer it over the bar.
OFF THE LINE! Alves raids down the right and fires the ball towards the near post. Zelazny cannot gather the ball and it deflects towards goal, but Cordoval is there to clear it away.
WIDE! Cordoval seizes on a loose ball and goes for a strike on the half-volley. However, he puts his effort wide of the post, although if a blue shirt had attacked the ball it could have been a decent delivery to the back stick.
L. Diarra
Yellow Card
Diarra wipes out Walter on the charge and goes into the book.
 Meunier works the ball into the path of Motta. The midfielder has options around him, but goes for the strike at goal. Zelazny gets down to make a comfortable save.
WIDE! Draxler weaves his way into the final third and cuts the ball back for Nkunku. The winger does well to create space for a strike, but his eventual effort flies past the post.
T. Motta
A. Rabiot
Rabiot is withdrawn for Motta.
Obiang has space down the left for the home side, but he overhits his cross into the middle.
PSG waste two opportunities in the space of seconds to send a cross into the box, with Meunier and Kurzawa both failing to find a team-mate.
Dani Alves
Á. Di María
Alves replaces Di Maria for the visitors.
Di Maria goes for the strike from the resulting free-kick, only to hammer his effort over the bar.
S. Khaoui
Suk Hyun-Jun
Suk makes way for Khaoui for the home side.
K. Azamoum
Yellow Card
Azamoum goes into the book for his challenge on Lo Celso.
Lo Celso is caught late by Azamoum on the shin and it hands the visitors a free-kick in a decent position.
Meunier has space to raid down the right flank and he cuts the ball back into the middle. The cross takes a slight deflection off Herelle and it just takes it away from Di Maria on the slide.
WIDE! Di Maria tries an ambitious effort on the volley as he latches on to Kurzawa's deep cross, but he scuffs his volley wide of the post.
SAVE! Di Maria bends a cross to the back for Kimpembe to head at goal. However, Zelazny has his near post covered and is able to make the stop.
Suk catches Kimpembe with a late boot and is fortunate to remain on the pitch, having already been booked. That will be his final warning.
J. Draxler
Draxler threads a pass through to Di Maria, who provides the finish to put the visitors ahead.
Á. Di María
GOALLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!! PSG TAKE THE LEAD! Di Maria puts the visitors ahead as he latches on to a loose ball in the box and lifts his effort over Zelazny into the net. The Troyes defence fell asleep and allowed Draxler's throughball to reach Di Maria, who held his composure to find the net. Better news for PSG.
UPDATE! PSG released a statment on Neymar's injury during the interval: "Neymar underwent surgery today at the Materdei Hospital in Belo Horizonte. The operation, conducted by Doctor Rodrigo Lasmar, was successful. The operation consisted of the laying of a screw associated with a transplant fixed at the level of the lesion of the fifth metatarsal of the right foot. Re-education will begin immediately under the direction of a club physiotherapist. Neymar's injury will be assessed in six weeks' time to establish a possible date for his return to training."
We're back underway in this Ligue 1 clash.
It's goalless at the break between Troyes and PSG. The visitors have had the better opportunities, but Erwin Zelazny has been on top form denying Angel di Maria and Giovani Lo Celso to keep the scores level. However, neither side has provided the quality to break the deadlock yet.
The referee ends the first half.
PSG win a corner, but the home side are strong at the back to clear the cross away.
There will be two minutes of added time.
Di Maria floats the ball over the top for Kurzawa's run down the left. He heads the ball back across the face of goal for Draxler. However, the flag is raised for offside against the German.
Di Maria carves out space for a run into the final third, but his strike from distance is poor and straight at Zelazny.
PSG are starting to find space in the final third and are pulling Troyes defenders out of position.
Nkunku finds space in the box for an acrobatic effort with an over overhead kick, but it's straight at Zelazny, who makes the stop.
SAVE! Lo Celso creates space on the edge of the box with a neat turn and goes for a low strike with his left foot. However, he is denied as Zelazny gets down to push the ball past the post.
Lo Celso and Di Maria combine down the right, but there's no one in the box to meet the Argentine's cross.
Suk Hyun-Jun
Yellow Card
Suk goes into the book for catching Kimpembe on the ankle.
Grandsir breaks down the left and goes for the early cross into the box, but there are no blue shirts there to attack the ball.
Nkunku slides in on Suk and it results in the Troyes striker receiving treatment. He has been in the wars this afternoon.
SAVE! Di Maria cuts inside from the right flank and drives a low effort towards goal, but Zelazny gets down to make the stop.
WIDE! Rabiot moves the ball out to the left for Nkunku and then collects the offload back inside from the winger. He goes for the strike on his left foot, only to slice his effort past the post.
The battle between Suk and Kimpembe continues, with this time the PSG defender feeling the effects of their aerial duel.
SAVE! Zelazny makes a fine save to keep the scores level as he flings himself to his right to palm away Lo Celso's effort. The PSG midfielder had turned well on the right flank before striking on his left foot, only to be denied by the Troyes keeper.
Suk and Kimpembe collide in the final third once again. The striker wants a foul against the PSG defender, but the referee waves play on.
Suk chases Kimpembe to the corner to put the PSG defender under pressure. He's slow to get to his feet after making a challenge on Kimpembe.
PSG are starting to take control of the game in the middle of the park, but they're not finding the space they're accustomed to in the final third.
Meunier almost weaves his way through traffic in the Troyes box, but Zelazny is out sharp to gather even with Nkunku lurking.
BLOCK! Pele surges down the left flank and breaks into the box. He goes for the strike at goal, but Thiago Silva puts up a barrier in front of his goal to stop the shot reaching Areola's net.
Di Maria curls his strike towards goal, curling his effort over the wall. However, it's straight at Zelazny, who makes a comfortable save.
Rabiot is brought down in the final third by Bellugou and the referee awards a free-kick to the visitors.
Di Maria makes a run over the top, but the long ball forward from Lo Celso bounces straight into the hands of Zelazny.
Grandsir lifts another dangerous ball to the back post for Pele. This time the winger does connect to fire a low cross into the area, but Thiago Silva clears ahead of Suk.
It has been an open start to the game, with both sides enjoying good use of the ball.
Grandsir stands a dangerous cross up to the back post for Pele. Meunier reads the danger and is able to clear ahead of the winger.
CHANCE! Lo Celso threads a pass into the feet of Draxler in the final third. The German manages to squeeze an offload for Di Maria to strike, but his low effort is blocked by the legs of Zelazny.
Grandsir runs at Kurzawa down the flank and almost breaks past the defender, but he fouls him in the process handing a free-kick to the visitors.
Suk slides a pass to Azamoum and he surges into the final third. He curls a low effort at goal, but it's a comfortable save for Areola.
Rabiot looks for the long ball over the top for Di Maria, but Obiang is there to head away from the Argentine.
We're underway at the Stade de l'Aube.
STAT! Troyes haven’t won any of their last 12 encounters with Paris in Ligue 1 (D2 L10), their last win coming in November 2001 (1-0).
PSG have made six changes from their win over Marseille during the week, with Cavani and Kylian Mbappe withdrawn from the firing line. Areola returns between the sticks. Kurzawa, Lo Celso, Diarra, Rabiot and Nkunku also come into the side this afternoon, with Draxler expected to lead the line.
Troyes were beaten 2-0 by Rennes last time out, which has prompted three changes from Garcia. Cordoval, Vizcarrondo, Obiang all come into the fold this afternoon to replace Mathieu Deplagne, Jimmy Giraudon and the suspended Charles Traore.
PSG subs: Kevin Trapp, Thiago Motta, Yuri Berchiche, Dani Alves, Kevin Rimane, Lorenzo Callegari. Timothy Weah.
PSG (4-3-3): Alphonse Areola; Thomas Meunier, Thiago Silva, Presnel Kimpembe, Layvin Kurzawa; Giovani Le Celso, Lassana Diarra, Adrien Rabiot; Angel di Maria, Julian Draxler, Christopher Nkunku.
Troyes subs: Benjamin Nivet, Saif-Eddine Khaoui, Chaouki Ben Saada, Jimmy Giraudon, Alois Confais, Mamadou Samassa, Bryan Mbeumo.
TROYES (4-1-4-1): Erwin Zelazny; Jeremy Cordoval, Oswaldo Vizcarrondo, Christophe Herelle, Johann Obiang; Francois Bellugou; Samuel Grandsir, Karim Azamoum, Rami Walter, Bryan Pele; Suk Hyun-Jun.
The team news has been announced and we'll start with the home side.
Emery's men have won all three of their matches since their defeat by Madrid in the Champions League. They brushed aside Strasbourg and Marseille in the league before overcoming the latter in the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France during the week by a three-goal margin thanks to a brace from Angel di Maria and a strike from Edinson Cavani.
PSG are looking to march on towards the title without the presence of Neymar this afternoon. The Brazilian is out for the forseeable future with a foot injury. With their crucial Champions League fixture against Real Madrid during the week, Unai Emery has opted to rotate his team. We'll see if that has any effect on the match today and PSG's pursuit of the title.
Troyes are in the midst of a relegation battle at the bottom of Ligue 1. The club are in the bottom three, only on a goal difference. There are a number of teams in the bottom half of Ligue 1 separated by a small number of points, with a win potentially moving Jean-Louis Garcia's men up to 14th. However, they will have to be at their best this afternoon.
Good evening and welcome to the live commentary of the Ligue 1 clash between Troyes and Paris Saint-Germain at the Stade de l'Aube.