PSG claims French league top spot with 3-0 win against Caen

PSG claims French league top spot with 3-0 win against Caen

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Dhaka – Edinson Cavani scored his sixth league goal of the season and teammate Lucas netted his fourth as Paris Saint-Germain returned to the top of the French league with a 3-0 victory over newly-promoted Dijon on Tuesday.Following a stuttering start to the season, the four-time defending champions followed up their 6-0 rout of Caen with a convincing win at the Parc des Princes.Cavani, who hit four against Caen in the space of 45 minutes, doubled PSG’s lead from the penalty spot in the 26th minute after Hungarian defender Adam Lang scored an own goal when he deflected a cross from Maxwell. The Uruguay striker is now the league’s joint top scorer with six goals, the same as Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette.Lucas completed PSG’s win in the 67th minute with a header past goalkeeper Baptiste Reynet from Maxwell’s cross.The win provisionally lifted PSG to the top of the league standings.Level on points with PSG but with a match in hand, Monaco can claim back the lead when it travels to Nice on Wednesday.

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