Mid-engine Montpellier took the lead in the 20th minute. Téji Savanier scored on a pass from Andy Delort. Shortly before half time, Brazilian Lucas Paquetá equalized. Elye Wahi’s goal in the 65th minute turned out to be the decisive one, and Depay was also unable to brighten up his 27th birthday with a goal.
Julian Draxler opened the score for PSG.
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Paris Saint-Germain next to Lille
Paris Saint-Germain won 2-1 earlier in the day under the leadership of Argentinian coach Mauricio Pochettino from Nice.
Halfway through, the champion led by a goal from Julian Draxler. The German scored in the rebound. Shortly after the restart, it was equalized by the Portuguese Rony Lopes. Fifteen minutes before the end, however, PSG took the lead again. Italian Moise Kean scored.
The Dutch Xavi Simons and Mitchel Bakker sat on the couch with the Parisians. Bakker came in in the final phase. Brazilian star Neymar was missing from the defending champion due to an injury.
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