Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed a huge chance and Paris Saint-Germain had two players given the red card. But PSG still won the away encounter 1-0 against Evian and the league title is very close to the Paris team.
Despite the victory Zlatan Ibrahimovic will hardly be pleased with his performance. In the 62nd minute, he stood for a giant miss. When the score was 1-0 after a goal from Javier Pastore the ball bounced out to Zlatan who was only 2 meters away from the goal and completely free. Zlatan Ibrahimovic however shot the ball high over the bar.
Argentine Ezequiel Lavezzi minutes after had a miss in the class with the Swede. After rounding the keeper, he almost scored 2-0 but managed to hit the back of an Evian player. Instead the home team got a chance to tie the game when Italian midfielder Marco Verratti was sent off in the 81st minute.
During extra time David Beckham also got a red card, but Evian could not repeat the game from the French Cup when they defeated PSG.
Afterwards there was a big fight between players of both teams. Celebration from PSG player infront of the Evian substitutes’ bench sparked the row that had the effect of two red cards were handed out, including to the PSG’s goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was not involved in the altercation and defenders Thiago Silva and Alex tried to stop it.
PSG now has four games remaining, nine points away to second placed Marseille and also much better goal difference. PSG can now secure the league title next weekend depending on what Marseille does for performance at home against Bastia on Saturday while PSG set against Valenciennes on Sunday.