French Ligue Wrap: PSG Extend Lead With Troyes Win As Marseille Capitalise On Monaco, Lyon Slip Ups To Move Into Second

Moneybags Paris Saint Germain (PSG) have extended their lead at the top of the French Ligue 1 table to 10 points following a 2-0 win over lowly Troyes at home.

Ttoyes battled hard until their resolve was broken with two goals in the last 20 minutes courtesy Neymar and Edinson Cavani. The latter had missed a first half penalty before he wrapped up the victory for his side on the stroke of fulltime.

Marseille are up to second after a convincing 3-0 win at Metz with goals from Florian Thauvin, Luis Gustavo and Lucas Ocampos.

The win over Troyes takes Marseille above Monaco and Lyon following their surprising defeat to Nantes and Lille respectively.

Nantes defeated Monaco 1-0 at home with a stoppage time goal from Lima while the pressure on Lille manager Marcelo Bielsa eased a little with the surprising 2-1 win at Lyon.

Week 15 Results (Wednesday)

PSG 2-0 Troyes

Nantes 1-0 Monaco

Metz 0-3 Marseille

Lyon 1-2 Lille

Tolouse 1-2 Nice

Angers 1-2 Rennes

Guingamp 0-0 Montpellier

Standings (Top 4):

1. PSG 41 points

2. Marseille 31 points

3. Lyon 29 points

4. Monaco 29 points