Ligue 1 wrap: Cavani nets twice as Monaco win at Bordeaux
Ligue 1 By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 30/10/2017
Paris Saint Germain continued their dominance at the summit of Ligue 1, comfortably sweeping aside Nice helped largely by an inspired performance from Edinson Cavani in the absence of Neymar was watching on from the stands after recently picking up a red card against Marseille. Thomas Lemar scored in Ligue 1 for the first time this season as Monaco won 2-0 at Bordeaux to keep the pressure on PSG, while Lyon beat Metz 2-0 to climb up to third place in the French league.PSG 3-0 Nice
Edinson Cavani scored a brace as Paris St-Germain overcame the absence of Neymar to beat Nice to remain four-point on top of Ligue 1 table.Uruguay forward Cavani twice found the net in the opening 31 minutes to take his tally for the season to 11 goals in 10 league games.PSG
Monaco shrugged off the absence of leading scorer Radamel Falcao as they eased to a 2-0 victory away at Bordeaux in Ligue 1 on Saturday.Falcao who is the league-leading scorer with 13 goals from nine matches this season, but the Colombia international sat out the match at Stade Matmut-Atlantique due to a thigh strain.In his absence, Senegal international Keita Balde and Lemar netted twice in quick succession early in the second half as the defending champions, who close back to within four points of league leaders PSG.Lyon 2 - 0 Metz
Nabil Fekir continued his return to form by scoring both goals as Lyon beat Metz 2-0 to climb up to third place in the French league on Sunday.