Brest (AFP)

Paris SG, without flambé, won in difficulty in Brest (2-1) thanks to a late goal Mauro Icardi (85th), to consolidate its first place before the international break, Saturday, the 13th day of Ligue 1.

The reigning two-time defending French champion, with his injured superstars Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, as well as his goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who was touched by the adductors during the warm-up, earned a welcome victory eight days after his surprise defeat at the home side. ranked Dijon (2-1) that made mess.

After the opening of the score of Angel di Maria (39th), the Parisians suffered to concede the equalizer, the 72nd, Samuel Grandsir.

But they count with Argentinian Mauro Icardi, entered the 80th, a striker of high class: the striker hit the very end of the game, on his first opportunity, to score his 9th in 10 games.

With 30 pts, the team of Thomas Tuchel remains comfortable leader, before a shock against Lille, his dolphin last season, the return of the international truce, November 22.

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