sport news PSG 5-0 Montpellier: Leaders thrash nine-man visitors to move 13 points clear ...

PSG 5-0 Montpellier: Leaders thrash nine-man visitors to move 13 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 Pablo Sarabia gave PSG an early lead before Dimitry Bertaud was sent off Daniel Congre put the ball in his own net moments before the half-time break Kylian Mbappe and Layvin Kurzawa found the net during the second half The visitors were reduced to nine men when Joris Chotard was sent off late on

By Reuters Reporter

Published: 19:40 GMT, 1 February 2020 | Updated: 20:14 GMT, 1 February 2020

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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

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 1 clash at the Parc des Princes

Mbappe scores the home side's fourth goal during the Ligue

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