PSG back on top of Ligue 1

Published January 20, 2013

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PSG moved back to the top of Ligue 1 on Sunday, collecting a 1-0 win over Bordeaux at the Stade Chaban-Delmas.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic netted the only goal of the contest, his league-best 19th of the season, two minutes from the interval after running onto a well-placed through ball from Lucas Moura and firing it home with a right-footed strike.

The capital club extended its unbeaten run in league play to six consecutive matches. They have not lost in Ligue 1 since a 2-1 defeat to Nice back on Dec. 1.

Bordeaux had the better of the run of play, controlling 51 percent of possession and firing 14 shots, but PSG keeper Salvatore Sirigu produced four saves to keep his side on top.

PSG and Lyon are even atop the table on 42 points, but the Parisians sit at the summit on goal difference, while Bordeaux remains in seventh place on 32 points, three shy of a Europa League place.

Rennes climbed into the top five in Ligue 1 on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Bastia at the Stade Armand-Cesari. Romain Alessandrini and Mevlut Erding scored on each side of the intermission, and Anthony Modeste missed a penalty kick three minutes from time for Bastia, which sits in 13th place on 25 points.

Nice claimed a 2-0 win over Lille to move into fourth place on Sunday. Renato Civelli put the visitors in front in the 77th minute and Neal Maupay secured the result five minutes from time, leaving Lille in 10th place with 30 points.

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