PSG extend lead at the top of Ligue 1 to 11 with draw against Lyon


Lyon 1-1 Paris Saint-Germain: Mauricio Pochettino’s men extend lead at the top of Ligue 1 to 11 points as Thilo Kehrer comes off the bench to rescue draw

  • Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to earn point away at Lyon
  • Lucas Paqueta put hosts in front in first half, before Thilo Kehrer’s equaliser
  • PSG extend lead at the top of Ligue 1 to 11 points over Nice
  • Lyon remain 11th and are without a win in their last four Ligue 1 outings


Thilo Kehrer salvaged a 1-1 draw for Paris St Germain at Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday as coach Mauricio Pochettino’s second-half substitutions paid dividends to extend their Ligue 1 lead to 11 points.

Kehrer came on in the 69th minute and struck eight minutes later from fellow substitute Edouard Michut’s pass to put PSG on 47 points from 20 games.

The result left Lyon, who had opened the scoring early through Lucas Paqueta, in 11th place on 25 points.

Earlier, Nice reclaimed second spot when they beat Stade Brestois 3-0 away despite being reduced to 10 men in the first half. 

Thilo Kehrer was on the pitch for just seven minutes before he scored PSG’s equaliser

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