Memphis Depay scores stunning goal to secure Lyon's victory over PSG

PSG star Mbappe injured in goalkeeper collision

Paris Saint-Germain saw their lead at the top of Ligue 1 cut to eight points following a 2-1 loss at title rivals Lyon on Sunday, Memphis Depay scoring a sensational late victor deep in stoppage time.

Lyon took an early lead in the second minute via Nabil Fekir's sublime free-kick from over 30 yards out.

PSG travelled to Lyon on Sunday night without star man Neymar after the Brazil worldwide was sidelined with a thigh injury.

The change paid off for Lyon as Depay popped up with the winning goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time.

Lyon retook second place from Marseille after inflicting only a second league defeat of the season on PSG, but Bruno Genesio's men would still need an unlikely collapse from the capital club to launch a title challenge.

PSG's own attacking threat had diminished following the red card and they needed Areola to come to their rescue again with five minutes remaining when he parried Maxwel Cornet's low shot away from goal.


A long period of stoppage time was added at the end of the first half following an injury suffered by Mbappe in a clash with Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes, Layvin Kurzawa lashing home a tremendous volley from Alves' right-wing cross during the extra minutes.

In the 36th minute, PSG were forced into a substitution as Julian Draxler replaced the injured Kylian Mbappe.

The visiting side emerged from the interval chasing the victory, but they were a man down with 57 minutes gone after Alves was sent off.

Unai Emery's side were reduced to 10 men before the hour mark when Brazilian Alves was sent off for dissent after becoming incensed by a free-kick decision, with Marco Verratti perhaps lucky not to follow him after knocking the red card out of referee Clement Turpin's hand.

However, a 94th-minute victor from former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay ensured that Lyon would climb up to second in the table, ending PSG's eight-match winning streak in the process.

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