Paris st-Germain extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to 11 points after defeating Lille 2-0. Brazilian forward Neymar Jr welcomed back from injury. Neymar had been out of action since injuring his hamstring while on international duty in October.
rgentina striker Mauro Icardi, on a season-long loan from Inter Milan, scored his 10th goal in nine games to put hosts PSG ahead after 17 minutes.Angel di Maria doubled the advantage midway through the first half.
Julian Draxler missed a glorious opportunity to add a third for his side when put through on goal by Di Maria’s pass in the second half, while Edinson Cavani scooped a shot over the crossbar in injury time.
Neymar, who has featured in just six games for PSG this season, provided moments of trickery and managed 65 minutes of action before being replaced by Kylian Mbappe.