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Steadily Closing In: Saint-Germain Victorious over Angers in Pursuit of French League Title


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Paris Saint-Germain steadily continued on their way to retain the title and their record 11th coronation with a third successive victory at the expense of host side Angers 2-1 in the 32nd stage of the French Football League.

Thanks to a brace from Cillian Mbappe, Saint-Germain achieved their sixteenth consecutive victory over Angers, who have not had a win over the capital club in all competitions since 1975 (3-1 in the championship), raising their score to 75 points in the championship. leading, temporarily ahead of rivals by 11 points, Marseille second, six stages before the end of the season.

On Sunday, Marseille will face a grueling test with their Lyon, as will Lens III, who are one point away from the Mediterranean club ahead of Saturday’s match with their fourth guest, Monaco.

Saint Germain’s road seems paved from now until the end of the season to win his record eleventh title and break his partnership with Saint Etienne (currently 10 each) as he faces Lorient, Troyes, Ajaccio, Auxerre, Strasbourg and Clermont, respectively, in the remaining matches.

On the other hand, and because of the decision of the French League to move four teams to the second division this season instead of three and to lift only two from the second division, in order to reduce the number of teams in “Ligue 1” to 18. Angers instead of 20 was the first logical relegation, after the stop counter.His wins only three this season in last place, 17 points temporarily out of the safety zone, six stages before the end.

Source: agencies

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