Lyon vs PSG 2-1 – All Goals & Extended Highlights – 21/01/2018 HD
Goals: Nabil Fekir 2′, Kurzawa 45+3, Memphis Depay 90+4′.
French Ligue 1
Lyon vs Paris Saint-Germain
8:00pm Sunday 21st January
Stade des Lumieres
Kylian Mbappe was injured and Dani Alves was sent off as Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain were beaten 2-1 at Lyon.
Paris Saint-Germain saw their lead at the top of Ligue 1 cut to eight points following a 2-1 loss at title rivals Lyon on Sunday, Memphis Depay scoring a sensational late winner deep in stoppage time.
Unai Emery’s leaders were without Neymar, saw Kylian Mbappe suffer an injury and had Dani Alves sent off in a thrilling top-of-the-table clash at Groupama Stadium that featured three contenders for goal of the season.
Jean-Michel Aulas said before the game that he ranks Nabil Fekir higher than Brazil superstar Neymar and the lofty praise of the Lyon president was justified in fantastic fashion inside two minutes.
Lyon captain Fekir curled in his third free-kick goal of the Ligue 1 season, beating the badly positioned Alphonse Areola in the PSG goal from well outside the right side of the penalty area.
A long period of stoppage time was added at the end of the first half following an injury suffered by Mbappe in a clash with Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes, Layvin Kurzawa lashing home a tremendous volley from Alves’ right-wing cross during the extra minutes.
Alves saw red early in the second half for angrily confronting referee Clement Turpin and Lyon eventually capitalised on their man advantage through substitute Depay, who shimmied into space and thumped a wonderful hit into the top-left corner from 25 yards.
In the absence of the injured Neymar, Edinson Cavani failed to record the strike that would make him PSG’s outright record goalscorer and Lyon move up to second as a result of a win that breathes new life into the Ligue 1 title race.