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PSG on fire, scoring 3 without reply at Parc Des Princes

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Technical card:
Paris Saint-Germain: Sergio Rico, Colin Dagba, Thilo Kehrer, Presnel Kimpembe, Mitchel Bakker (Layvin Kurzawa, min.88), Angel Di Maria (Rafinha, min.70), Leandro Paredes (Danilo Pereira, min.80), Idrissa Gueye, Pablo Sarabia, Moise Kean (Julian Draxler, min.80) and Kylian Mbappe (Mauro Icardi, min.88)
Nîmes Olympique: Baptiste Reynet, Patrick Burner (Sofiane Alakouch, min.88), Florian Miguel, Anthony Briancon, Birger Meling, Zinedine Ferhat (Yassine Benrahou, min.84), Andres Cubas, Lamine Fomba, Matteo Ahlinvi (Lucas Deaux, min.46), Haris Duljevic (Marco Ludivin Majouga, min.77) and Renaud Ripart (Moussa Kone, min.78)
Stadium: Parc Des Princes
Goals: Angel Di Maria (1-0, min. 18), Pablo Sarabia (2-0, min. 36) and Kylian Mbappe (3-0, min. 68)

PSG cruises against Nîmes on a home win at Parc Des Princes on Wednesday. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Paris Saint-Germain were looking to get back winning ways after losing their last game 3-2 to Lorient. Nîmes Olympique were beaten 3-1 in the previous match against Angers SCO. As it stands, Paris Saint-Germain are in 3rd place, with 48 points from 23 matches, while Nîmes Olympique sit in 20th, with 15 points from 23.

Paris Saint-Germain started the first half well, with Angel Di Maria opening the rout, 18 minutes in. Later, Paris Saint-Germain scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Pablo Sarabia, 36 minutes in, which saw the first half end 2-0.

Paris Saint-Germain continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, with a goal from Kylian Mbappe in the 68th minute, and the game ended 3-0.

For PSG, Rafinha, Julian Draxler, Danilo Pereira, Layvin Kurzawa and Mauro Icardi came on for Matteo Ahlinvi, Haris Duljevic, Renaud Ripart, Zinedine Ferhat and Patrick Burner, while Nîmes replaced Lucas Deaux, Marco Ludivin Majouga, Moussa Kone, Yassine Benrahou and Sofiane Alakouch with Matteo Ahlinvi, Haris Duljevic, Renaud Ripart, Zinedine Ferhat and Patrick Burner.

The referee booked Birger Meling for Nîmes Olympique.

Paris Saint-Germain will next play Olympique de Marseille away, with Nîmes Olympique facing AS Monaco at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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