By Reuters Reporter
Published: 19:40 GMT, 1 February 2020 | Updated: 20:14 GMT, 1 February 2020
Paris St Germain demolished nine-man Montpellier 5-0 at the Parc des Princes to open a provisional 13-point lead at top of the Ligue 1 standings on Saturday.
Pablo Sarabia, Angel Di Maria, Kylian Mbappe, Layvin Kurzawa as well as a Daniel Congre own goal put the French champions on 55 points from 22 games.
Montpellier, who had keeper Dimitri Bertaud sent off after 17 minutes with midfielder Joris Chotard also picking up a red card two minutes from time, are fourth on 33 points.
Kylian Mbappe (R) celebrates with Neymar after scoring PSG's fourth goal against Montpellier
Mbappe scores the home side's fourth goal during the Ligue