Lorient 1-1 PSG: Mauro Icardi rescues late point for Mauricio Pochettino’s side after Sergio Ramos was SENT OFF in only his second league appearance for his new club
- Mauro Icardi rescued a late point for Paris Saint-Germain against Lorient
- The hosts took a surprise lead just before half time through Thomas Monconduit
- Sergio Ramos made his side’s task all the more difficult after being sent off
- However, Argentine forward Icardi provided an equaliser in additional time
Mauro Icardi’s stoppage-time strike helped 10-man Paris St Germain salvage a fortunate 1-1 draw at lowly Lorient in a dismal performance by the Ligue 1 leaders on Wednesday.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side, who had Sergio Ramos sent off, have 46 points from 19 games with Nice in second place 13 points behind after a 2-1 comeback win at home against RC Lens.
Third-placed Olympique de Marseille, who have a game in hand, trail Nice on goal difference after being caught cold at the Velodrome in a 1-1 draw against Stade de Reims, Dimitri Payet salvaging a point with a penalty eight minutes into injury time.
Mauro Icardi rescued a point for Paris Saint-Germain with a late equaliser against Lorient
Thomas Monconduit opened the scoring just before half time with a strike beyond Navas
Monconduit wheels away in celebration after giving his side a shock lead on Wednesday
Paris Saint-Germain star Lionel Messi cuts a dejected figure after the visitors went behind
Former Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos gave his side a tough task after being sent off
Former Tottenham boss Pochettino watches on as his Ligue 1 leaders struggled in Lorient
Lorient (4-3-3): Nardi; Le Goff, Jenz, Laporte, Mendes; Moncunduit, Abergel, Le Fee; Outtara, Lauriente (Igor Silva, 78), Moffi
Subs not used: Boisgard, Dreyer, Grbic, Hergault, Le Bris, Mouazan, Petrot, Soumano
Scorers: Monconduit (40)
Manager: Christophe Pelissier
PSG (4-3-3): Navas; Hakimi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Mendes (Ramos, 46); Herrera (Yansane, 75), Gueye, Wijnaldum; Messi, Icardi, Di Maria
Subs not used: Bitshiabu, Bitumazala, Danilo, Diallo, Donnarumma, Michut, Simons
Scorers: Icardi (90+1)
Sent off: Ramos
Manager: Mauricio Pochettino
Stade Rennais are fourth on 31 points after a 2-1 defeat at Monaco.
Elsewhere, Montpellier consolidated their fifth place with a convincing 4-1 home victory against mid-table Angers and champions Lille moved up to eighth when Jonathan David’s late goal gave them a 3-2 victory at Girondins de Bordeaux.
The game between Clermont and Racing Strasbourg was postponed because of foggy conditions.
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