Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain thrash Dijon 4-Zero whereas Monaco win towards relegation rivals Amiens
Kylian Mbappe boosted his likelihood of profitable the Golden Shoe award after scoring twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Dijon 4-Zero in Ligue 1.
The award is offered to the highest scorer in league matches among the many prime divisions of each European league and has been gained by Barcelona’s Lionel Messi for the final two years.
Messi leads the standings with 34 targets, however Mbappe is barely two targets behind and performs subsequent weekend, whereas Barca’s last sport is at Eibar on Sunday.
Defeat for Dijon means their three-season keep in Ligue 1 might quickly come to an finish after they had been condemned to a bottom-three end.
After profitable two of their earlier 4 matches, Antoine Koumbouare’s facet wanted to tug off a shock end result on the Parc des Princes to make sure that they had a shot at escaping the hazard zone going into the ultimate match. Nonetheless, one of the best place they will now attain is 18th, the play-off berth.
Dijon made a wretched begin, conceding two targets within the opening 4 minutes to Angel Di Maria and Edinson Cavani earlier than Mbappe scored twice both facet of half-time to take his tally to 40 targets for the season in all competitions.
Lyon have assured themselves Champions League soccer subsequent season following their very own 4-Zero victory over Caen, who nonetheless discover themselves in 18th and, like Dijon, probably pitted towards the winner of the Ligue 2 play-offs.
Caen, who had loved a spirited run in claiming 10 factors from their earlier 4 video games to maintain themselves within the hunt for security, capitulated following the break, with a double from Memphis Depay sandwiching targets from Maxwell Cornet and Moussa Dembele, the latter reaching 21 for the season.
Amiens stay two factors away from Caen after they misplaced an important conflict 2-Zero at relegation rivals Monaco, who’re some extent above them in 16th place.
After a run of 4 defeats and three attracts of their final seven video games, Radamel Falcao and Aleksandr Golovin scored the all-important targets to ease the stress on Monaco, and solely a sure set of outcomes will see them drop into the play-off spot.
St Etienne assured themselves fourth place, and with it a Europa League spot for subsequent season, after they loved a 3-Zero residence win over Good courtesy of a double from Robert Beric and a late strike from Romain Hamouma.
Like Lyon and PSG, second-placed Lille additionally conjured up a thumping win, beating Angers 5-Zero with targets from Jonathan Ikone, Jonathan Bamba, Luiz Araujo and two from Nicolas Pepe, together with his second from the penalty spot.