Former Man Utd Winger Guides Lyon Past PSG
French Ligue 1 Report: Olympique Lyon v Paris Saint-Germain 21 January 2018
French Ligue 1
Result: Olympique Lyon 2-1 Paris Saint-Germain
Date: 21 January 2018
Venue: Groupama Stadium
Former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay struck the winning goal as Lyon defeated Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 on Sunday evening.
The Ligue 1 leaders were without the services of Neymar, who is nursing a thigh injury.
The hosts broke the deadlock after just two minutes when Nabil Fekir curled home a sublime free-kick from a difficult angle.
PSG looked to hit back and they went close through Edinson Cavani, who sent a header straight to Anthony Lopes in the 12th minute.
In the 36th minute, PSG were forced into a substitution as Julian Draxler replaced the injured Kylian Mbappe.
The visitors did manage to restore parity just before the halftime break courtesy of a strike from Layvin Kurzawa.
After a lively start to the second half, PSG were reduced to 10 men in the 57th minute when Dani Alves was given his marching orders for picking up two yellow cards.
Lyon opted for a change in the 71st minute as former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay was introudced.
The change paid off for Lyon as Depay popped up with the winning goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time.