• first half
  • 15'
  • 30'
  • second half
  • 60'
  • 75'
  • 90'

45' Matuidi

45' Out Krychowiak in Matuidi

60' P. Kimbembe

63' Out Lucas Moura in Draxler

79' Cavani

76' Out Gonçalo Guedes in Ben Arfa


36' Faitout Maouassa

47' Dia

54' Anthony Koura

68' Out Anthony Koura in Alexis Busin

81' Out Ait Bennasser in Pedretti

87' Out Dia in Hadji


Emery's rotation works a charm as Cavani wins it for PSG late on

Barcelona face a battle mid-week as they trail PSG 4-0 in the Champions League last 16 and Unai Emery took a chance to rest his players today with Cavani in scintillating form.
Anderlecht - PSG

Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nancy (ASNL) at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on March 4, 2017.

On Wednesday night, Barcelona face PSG and Unai Emery took the chance to rest some of his starters with Edinson Cavani leaving it late to seal a 1-0 win ahead of the Champions League clash with Luis Enrique's side.

Rested and ready

Rabiot, Motta and Marquinhos were all rested from the squad while Drazler and Matuidi were on the bench. PSG were in control but failed to score and needed a victory to kepe pressure on Monaco atop the Ligue 1 table and to set them up nicely for their trip to Spain mid-week.

It was Cavani who struck first and last for PSG as they left it until the 80th minute to win the game. PSG's form is one thing but Cavani, on a personal level, is flying high with 37 goals in 36 games this season. He has scored 26 in 25 in Ligue 1 and has netted seven in seven in the Champions League, including one against Barcelona the last day to put the icing on the cake.

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Ligue 1

Table PTS W D L
1Mónaco 62 19 5 3
2PSG 62 19 5 4
3Niza 59 17 8 2
Full standing
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  • Cavani18Goals
  • Motta1514Passes
  • Damien311Steals

*Update 4 de marzo de 2017