Lorient 1-1 PSG: Icardi rescues late point for Pochettino's side

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)

Booked: Outtara

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)

Booked: Wijnaldum

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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