PSG hot on Lille's heels with Lorient win

Kylian Mbappe and Moise Kean earned Paris Saint-Germain a 2-0 home win against Lorient.

Moise Kean scored PSG's second goal, in the 60th minute of the contest. - AP

Champion Paris St Germain stayed hot on the heels of Ligue 1 leader Lille as goals by Kylian Mbappe and Moise Kean earned it a 2-0 home win against 10-man Lorient on Wednesday.


Mbappe, with a penalty, and Kean found the net in the second half after the visiting team had Andrew Gravillon sent off to move up to second on 31 points from 15 games.

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It trails Lille, which beat bottom side Dijon 2-0 away earlier, by one point, and is one ahead of third-placed Olympique Lyonnais after it conceded a last-gasp goal in a 2-2 home draw against 10-man Stade Brestois.

Olympique de Marseille, which has two games in hand, lost 2-1 at Stade Rennais after being reduced to 10 men in the first half.

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