Paris Saint-Germain produced a coherent display in the first half to maintain their perfect record in Ligue 1 with a superb goal from Idrissa Gaye to lead his team to a 2-0 victory over Montpellier.
The Senegalese midfielder fired a shot from the edge of the penalty area to give his team the lead, before substitute Julian Draxler scored the second goal near the end to raise the capital’s team’s tally to 24 points, ten points ahead of Olympique Marseille, who is in second place, who hosts Lens on Sunday and has two matches postponed. .
Nice is in third place after returning to the victories with a 3-0 win away to bottom-of-the-table Saint-Etienne.
The defending champion Lille achieved its second successive victory thanks to Jonathan David’s double in a 2-1 victory over Strasbourg.