Paris Saint Germain has le Classique written in his name. Luis Enrique's team had to play with ten men for more than half after the red card for Lucas Beraldo, but that made little difference to the result: 0-2. Vitinha was the first scorer just after half-time, Gonçalo Ramos finished the job. Leader PSG is now twelve points clear of closest pursuer Stade Brest. Due to the defeat, Marseille remains stuck in seventh place and is doing poorly in the battle for a European ticket.

On the Marseille side, coach Jean-Louis Gasset had to make do without French international Jonathan Clauss. Ulisses García was his replacement on the right side of the defense. Up front, Luis Henrique, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Iliman Ndiaye had to score the goals. At PSG, the forward line was formed by Kylian Mbappé, Randal Kolo Muani and Ousmane Dembélé, resulting in Ramos being sent to the bench. Bradley Barcola had to miss the game due to injury.

PSG ruled from the start and the speed up front soon proved to be a huge weapon for the Parisians. This was evident, among other things, when Dembélé was much too fast for his direct opponent and his withdrawn pass was fired over by Fabián Ruiz. On the other hand, Marseille also showed its teeth. A cross was hit completely wrong by Danilo Pereira, who was lucky that his 'bet' rolled just wide of Gianluigi Donnarumma's goal.

PSG got better and better into the match and had several chances through Dembélé, but as is often the case with him, the Frenchman was unable to put the icing on the cake. He dribbled particularly beautifully towards Pau López, who was relieved to see how Dembélé produced a weak roller in a very promising position.

It was a few centimeters before Marseille took the lead in a brilliant way. Jordan Veretout decided to try from about 25 meters and the experienced saw his hard shot go wide via the outside of the post, much to the disappointment of those present in Stade the Dutch Vélodrome. Marseille got a big windfall a little later. PSG centre-back Beraldo pushed Aubameyang. Because the latter had plenty of space in front of him, referee Benoît Bastien decided to issue a direct red card to Beraldo.

Even with ten men, PSG was the better team for a long time. Achraf Hakimi was given a huge opportunity, but the Moroccan was given so much time and space that he ultimately no longer knew what to do and came across a defender who had returned. During the next attack les Parisiens it was still a hit. Vitinha entered into a one-two match with Dembélé and shot a controlled shot into the far corner on the edge of sixteen: 0-1. Shortly afterwards, star player Mbappé was taken away and he did not appreciate that.

Marseille quickly thought they would produce the equalizer when Veretout's shot came in via Aubameyang. The Gabonese was clearly offside and the goal was rightly disallowed. Marseille tried to take advantage of the surplus situation, but Faris Moumbagna, among others, was not in the clear. The Cameroonian took the ball well, but his effort did not end up enough towards the right corner and Donnarumma made the save. Just before the end, Gonçalo Ramos put an end to all uncertainty. Via Marco Asensio and Hakimi the ball ended up with the Portuguese, who successfully completed the counter: 0-2.

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