Paris Saint-Germain secured a convincing 3-1 victory over Lille, extending their lead in Ligue 1 to 11 points despite the absence of star forward Kylian Mbappe.
Lille initially took the lead through Yusuf Yazici’s early goal, but PSG quickly responded. Goncalo Ramos capitalized on a defensive error to equalize, and a misjudgment from Lille defender Alexsandro Ribeiro gifted PSG the lead with an own goal.
Despite Mbappe’s absence, PSG displayed dominance throughout the match, with substitute Randal Kolo Muani sealing the victory with a late tap-in. The win further solidifies PSG’s position at the top of the league standings and extends their unbeaten run to 16 matches.
Manager Luis Enrique opted to rest Mbappe ahead of PSG’s upcoming Champions League clash against Real Sociedad. Enrique emphasized the team’s collective effort, highlighting the squad’s depth and ability to perform even without key players.
The victory underscores PSG’s determination to make a mark in the Champions League, with Enrique expressing confidence in the team’s readiness for the upcoming fixture. PSG’s commanding performance without Mbappe reaffirms their status as title contenders in both domestic and European competitions.