Paris Saint-Germain’s Ligue 1 title trusts took a significant thump on Sunday when the reigning champs were held to a 1-1 draw at Stade Rennes, leaving Lille holding a three-point advantage at the top with two games remaining.
Neymar – who on Monday marked an augmentation to remain at the club until 2025 – opened the scoring with a punishment on the stroke of halftime however Serhou Guirassy adjusted in the 70th moment to leave PSG, who got done with 10 men after Presnel Kimpembe was shipped off in the 87th moment, on 76 focuses.
Lille, on 79 in the wake of whipping neighbors Lens 3-0 away on Friday, need four focuses from their last two matches against mid-table Saint-Etienne and Anger to ensure their first Ligue 1 title since 2011.
AS Monaco are third on 74 focuses subsequent to beating Stade de Reims 1-0 away prior on Sunday, one point in front of fourth-put Lyon, who beat Lorient 4-1 on Saturday.
PSG, who were taken out in the Champions League elimination rounds by Manchester City on Tuesday, could confront the possibility of completing the season without a significant prize.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side goes to Montpellier in the French Cup elimination rounds on Wednesday.
There was brief’s quietness in memory of previous PSG and Rennes goalkeeper Christophe Revault, who kicked the bucket recently at 49 years old.
PSG undermined from the get-go through Ander Herrera and Neymar, yet Rennes were speedy on the break, with Jeremy Doku demonstrating a bad dream to deal with for Layvin Kurzawa on the correct flank.
The guests were granted a punishment by arbitrator Ruddy Buquet after a VAR survey despite the fact that it seemed Nayef Aguerd’s contact with Kurzawa occurred after the PSG fullback had terminated over.
Neymar changed over the spot-kick six minutes into added time in the primary half.
Doku, 18, kept on torturing PSG’s protection after the break however the Rennes objective came from a set-piece as Guirassy headed the ball into the top corner from Benjamin Bourigeaud’s corner.
Indeed, PSG lost their cool and focus back Kimpembe was shown a straight red card for a fierce test on Doku, leaving their protection uncovered for the last minutes.
It took a heavenly save by Keylor Navas to deny Flavien Tait in added time to rescue a point for PSG, who are pursuing a fourth progressive Ligue 1 title.