PSG 2-1 Lyon (May 25, 2024) Match analysis

Paris Saint-Germain beat Lyon 2-1 in the Coupe de France final on Saturday to end the season with a domestic treble in Kylian Mbappé’s final match for the club.

The Ligue 1 and French Super Cup champions dominated the first half at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille to clinch their record 15th Cup title and first since 2021.

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Ousmane Dembélé gave PSG the lead after 23 minutes when Nuno Mendes’ cross found him unmarked in the penalty area to head calmly home, and Fabio Ruiz doubled the advantage with a strike from an angle tight on the second attempt.

Lyon pulled back 10 minutes into the second half thanks to Jake O’Brien’s towering header from a corner before PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma made a superb save a few minutes later.

Kylian Mbappé celebrates with striker Ousmane Dembélé during his final match for Paris Saint-Germain.

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PSG’s all-time top scorer Mbappé failed to find the net in his final match for the club, leaving his record at 256 goals in 308 appearances during his seven years.

“We feel the weight of things a little more because we realize that it’s really over,” Mbappé told the beIN Sports channel. “When I said goodbye to the Parc des Princes, there were still a few games left, so you are always focused on what awaits you.

“Now I have nothing left with PSG. But I am very happy to have been able to finish with a trophy.

“I’m happy to have been part of its history and to have contributed a little to it.”

Earlier, French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the violence that occurred in the run-up to the final, during clashes between Lyon and PSG supporters on a highway leading to the Pierre-Mauroy stadium, a few hours before kick-off .

Fans threw flares and windows were smashed on buses full of supporters. The local prefecture said police had “rapidly put an end” to the clashes. In a post on X, he also confirmed that buses had been damaged.

Information from Reuters and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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