Emery: Lyon loss unfair on PSG

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There was no time for PSG to respond as they fell to a rare defeat, leaving them now only eight points clear at the top of the table whereas Lyon climb up to second to establish themselves as the capital outfit's closest challengers.

Nonetheless, PSG still managed to find an equaliser with virtually the last action of the first half as Kurzawa produced a sensational first-time volley which ripped into the roof of the net to leave the Lyon keeper no chance.

Cavani is the leading goal scorer in Ligue 1 and with Kylian Mbappe producing some of the best football of his young career, it is unlikely that PSG won't put on a show this weekend.

Substitute Memphis Depay's stunning shot just before the final whistle handed Lyon a 2-1 home win against Ligue 1 log leaders Paris Saint-Germain. He scored his 16th goal of the campaign with a sublime free-kick.

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"We're happy with the result, especially with beating the leaders when we're aiming for second or third place", said coach Genesio. The French side have been in spectacular form of late.

The Brazil global winger has struggled for game time this season - playing only 79 minutes of competitive football - and has been told by his coach that he is no longer in his plans.

Unai Emery's side were reduced to 10 men before the hour mark when Brazilian Alves was sent off for dissent after becoming incensed by a free-kick decision, with Marco Verratti perhaps lucky not to follow him after knocking the red card out of referee Clement Turpin's hand. Check out this strike from Manchester United flop Memphis Depay...

Earlier on Sunday, fourth-placed Monaco eased to a 3-1 victory over Metz in the principality.

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