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Icardi gives PSG late win at brave Brest

Icardi gives PSG late win at brave Brest
By Reuters

09/11/2019 at 18:38Updated 09/11/2019 at 19:02

Mauro Icardi struck five minutes from time to give Paris St Germain a 2-1 win at Brest in Ligue 1 on Saturday as they bounced back from last week's loss to Dijon.

The Argentine forward was quickest to react as Brest failed to clear the ball and scored with a shot into the top corner to lift the leaders up to 30 points from 13 games, 10 ahead of Angers.

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Angel Di Maria gave PSG the lead in the 39th minute with a delightful chip following a breakaway. The goal was initially flagged offside but the decision was overturned following a VAR review.

Substitute Samuel Grandsir levelled in the 72nd minute but, although they created plenty of chances, Brest slumped to their first home defeat of the season.