Lorient 1-2 PSG: The Merlucciidaes just fall short against leaders

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Lorient on Sunday lost to Paris Saint-Germain on a home defeat at the Stade Yves Allainmat. Lorient were hoping to get something from this game after losing 2-1 to Nice in their previous fixture. PSG were hoping to continue their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Troyes and AC Ajaccio. Lorient are now in 4th place, with 27 points from 14 matches, while PSG sit in 1st, with 38 points from 14.

PSG started strongly in the first half, when Neymar gave them the lead in the 9th minute to take them into the break 1-0 up.

Lorient started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, thanks to a goal from Terem Moffi on the 53 minute mark. Les Parisiens in turn, then responded, 81 minutes in, grabbing the lead with an effort from Danilo Pereira, leaving the final score at 2-1.

Substitutions for Lorient included Vito Mannone, Stephane Diarra, Adil Aouchiche and Ibrahima Kone for Yvon Mvogo, Theo Le Bris, Julien Ponceau and Bonke Innocent, respectively. PSG brought on Renato Sanches, Carlos Soler, Juan Bernat, Pablo Sarabia and Nordi Mukiele, to replace Vitinha, Hugo Ekitike, Nuno Mendes, Kylian Mbappe and Danilo Pereira.

There were bookings for Bonke Innocent from Lorient. For PSG, Achraf Hakimi saw yellow.

Lorient will next travel to RC Strasburg, while PSG will face Auxerre at home.

Technical card:
FC Lorient:Yvon Mvogo (Vito Mannone, min.13), Gedeon Kalulu, Julien Laporte, Montassar Talbi, Vincent Le Goff, Theo Le Bris (Stephane Diarra, min.73), Bonke Innocent (Ibrahima Kone, min.85), Enzo Le Fee, Julien Ponceau (Adil Aouchiche, min.73), Dango Ouattara and Terem Moffi
Paris Saint-Germain:Gianluigi Donnarumma, Achraf Hakimi, Marquinhos, Sergio Ramos, Nuno Mendes (Juan Bernat, min.76), Marco Verratti, Neymar, Danilo Pereira (Nordi Mukiele, min.85), Vitinha (Renato Sanches, min.67), Kylian Mbappe (Pablo Sarabia, min.85) and Hugo Ekitike (Carlos Soler, min.76)
Stadium:the Stade Yves Allainmat
Goals:Neymar (0-1, min. 9), Terem Moffi (1-1, min. 53) and Danilo Pereira (1-2, min. 81)