Late Cavani stunning freekick saves PSG's blushes after Neymar red (video)

Late Cavani stunning freekick saves PSG's blushes after Neymar red (video)

- Marseille settle for a draw with big spenders Paris Saint-Germain

- Neymar got a red card in the encounter

- A late Cavani freekick saved the visitors from a defeat

Paris Saint-Germain were resilient till the last minute of the tough encounter with Marseille to preserve their unbeaten run into the season.

The hosts got the lead in the 16th minute when Luiz Gustavo collected a pass and decided to shoot from about 25 meters out. He hit it perfectly, as the ball zoomed around the goalkeeper and ended up in the bottom left corner.

Paris Saint-Germain responded rather swiftly in the 33rd minute as Neymar drills a sweet first-time effort into the bottom right corner, deflecting in off the post.

Marseille share spoil with PSG in tough lique 1 encounter

Cavani celebrates his stunning equaliser

The scoreline at halftime was 1-1 as both manager exited the dugout to plan tactics that would secure all three points for their sides.

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Florian Thauvin finally gave the home fans a reason to smile in the 78th minute as he receives a killer pass, finds himself one-on-one with the goalkeeper and scores with aplomb inside the right post.

All hope seems lost for the visitors as their talisman Neymar sees a yellow card in the hand of Ruddy Buquet. And as it's a second one this game, a red follows and Neymar is sent from the pitch.

Edinson Cavani preserved PSG's unbeaten run in the season as he scored a stunning goal from the free kick in the 3rd minute of additional time. He went for power and curls as his shot in off the crossbar.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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