Lyon 0-1 PSG 1: Les Parisiens edge The Kids in tight encounter

Lyon vs PSG
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Lyon were defeated at home by Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday. Lyon were looking forward to playing again after losing their last match 2-1 to AS Mónaco. PSG were coming from consecutive wins against Brest and Nantes. Lyon and PSG currently occupy 6th and 1st spots in the league, with 13 points and 22 points respectively after 8 matches.

It was an impressive opening from PSG, with an early goal from Lionel Messi in the 5th minute, saw out the first half 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

Substitutions for Lyon included Johann Lepenant, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Rayan Cherki and Bradley Barcola for Corentin Tolisso, Maxence Caqueret, Tete and Karl Toko Ekambi, respectively. PSG replaced Fabian Ruiz, Marco Verratti and Neymar for Vitinha, Nordi Mukiele and Carlos Soler.

The referee booked Marco Verratti and Gianluigi Donnarumma for PSG.

Lyon will play their next fixture away against RC Lens, while PSG will face Nice at home.

Technical card:
Lyon:Anthony Lopes, Malo Gusto, Thiago Mendes, Castello Lukeba, Nicolas Tagliafico, Tete (Rayan Cherki, min.75), Alexandre Lacazette, Maxence Caqueret (Jeff Reine-Adelaide, min.75), Corentin Tolisso (Johann Lepenant, min.46), Karl Toko Ekambi (Bradley Barcola, min.87) and Moussa Dembele
Paris Saint-Germain:Gianluigi Donnarumma, Sergio Ramos, Marquinhos, Danilo Pereira, Achraf Hakimi, Marco Verratti (Nordi Mukiele, min.64), Fabian Ruiz (Vitinha, min.57), Nuno Mendes, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar (Carlos Soler, min.86) and Lionel Messi
Stadium:the Parc Olympique Lyonnais
Goals:Lionel Messi (0-1, min. 5)