News ID: 90084
Publish Date : 10 May 2021 - 21:30
PARIS (Dispatches) - Serhou Guirassy’s second-half header helped Rennes secure a 1-1 draw against Paris Saint-Germain at Roazhon Park on Sunday, damaging the Parisians’ hopes of a fourth consecutive Ligue 1 title.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side needed a win to keep pace with league leaders Lille, who claimed a comfortable 3-0 victory at Lens on Friday.
Neymar, who had signed a contract extension until 2025 on Saturday, put PSG ahead in the first-half injury-time when he converted a penalty awarded by VAR for a foul on Layvin Kurzawa.
However, this was not enough to secure three points for the visitors, as Guirassy headed home an equalizer from Benjamin Bourigeaud’s corner.
PSG are now three points behind leaders Lille with only two matches remaining. The capital outfit are also under threat from third-placed Monaco, who now trail PSG by only two points after a 1-0 win at Stade Reims.
Should Monaco surpass PSG, the capital side would have to contest the final qualifying round of next season’s UEFA Champions League in order to make it into that tournament’s group stages.
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