Cavani Brace Sends PSG Seven Points Clear

French Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint Germain (PSG) have moved seven points clear at the top of the table after Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani netted a brace in a 3-0 win over OGC Nice at the Parc des Princes on Friday night.

Cavani took his tally to 11 goals in the league with a first half brace before Brazilian defender Dante scored an own goal in the second half to make it a comprehensive 3-0 victory for the home side.

The win takes Unai Emery’s men seven points clear of champions AS Monaco who have a tough away day at Bordeaux.

Top Two:

1. PSG 29 points (11 games)

2. Monaco 22 points (10 games)