The Algeria and the Ivory Coast internationals had been on the scoresheet however their efforts weren’t sufficient to save lots of the Children from dropping
Islam Slimani scored his first Ligue 1 objective of the season whereas Maxwel Cornet scored and offered an help in Lyon’s 4-2 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday night time.
Slimani returned to France in January after discovering recreation time tough to return by on his return to Premier League aspect Leicester Metropolis, having spent the 2019-20 season on mortgage with Monaco.
The 32-year-old scored 9 targets and offered seven assists in 18 league appearances for the Monegasques earlier than Covid-19 abruptly ended the marketing campaign and the membership selected to not hand the attacker a contract regardless of the wonderful performances.
The Algeria worldwide opened his account within the French top-flight for the Children at Groupama Stadium whereas Cornet delivered spectacular performances however their efforts weren’t sufficient to save lots of their aspect from defeat.
Paris Saint-Germain hit the bottom working within the encounter with Kylian Mbappe opening the scoring within the 15th minute.
Danilo Pereira doubled the lead within the 32nd minute and with two minutes into the second half Angel Di Maria discovered the again of the web.
Mbappe then accomplished his brace within the 52nd minute to additional compound the woes of Rudi Garcia’s males.
Slimani was then introduced on for Memphis Depay within the 56th minute for his 11th league look of the season and wasted no time to announce himself within the encounter.
The striker discovered the again of the web six minutes after his introduction following a wonderful mixture with Cornet.
Cornet then scored a objective of his personal within the 84th minute however the late effort was not sufficient as PSG held on their result in clinch all three factors.
Cameroon worldwide Karl Toko Ekambi featured for 74 minutes for Lyon whereas Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye performed for 86 minutes for PSG earlier than making manner for Ander Herrera.
With the outcome, Lyon dropped to the third spot on the league desk after gathering 60 factors from 30 video games whereas PSG climbed to the highest of the league desk.
Slimani has now scored two targets and offered three assists for the Children since his arrival whereas Cornet has 4 targets and 5 assists this season.
The African stars will hope to proceed their spectacular performances when Lyon tackle Lens of their subsequent league recreation on April 3.