PSG slip up in 2-1 defeat at Rennes without Neymar

Thomas Tuchel's side went ahead through Cavani but crumbled

El Stade de Rennes celebrando el gol de la victoria.
El Stade de Rennes celebrando el gol de la victoria. | EFE

PSG suffered a 2-1 defeat at Rennes on Sunday in Ligue 1, with Edinson Cavani’s opener cancelled out by Mbaye Niang, before Romain del Castillo won it for the hosts.

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MATCH FACTS

Ligue 1

REN

2-1

PSG

Stade de Rennes

Salin; Traore, Da Silva, Gelin, Morel, Maouassa (Boey, 79'); Bourigeaud (Siliki, 77'), Grenier, Camavinga; del Castillo (Siebatcheu, 71'), Niang.

Paris Saint-Germain

Areola; Bernat, Diallo, Silva, Meunier (Dagba, 63'); Verrati, Marquinhos, Draxler (Paredes, 77'); Di María (Sarabia, 63'), Cavani, Mbappé.

Goles

0-1 M. 36 Cavani. 1-1 M.44 Niang. 2-1 M.46 del Castillo.

Árbitro

A. Gautier. T.A: Julian Draxler (43'), Meunier (54'), Verratti (56'), Bernat(67'), Siebatcheu (86'), Cavani (88').

Incidencias

Estadio Roazhon Park (Rennes).

Neymar was not included in the squad for the game amid talks over am one to Barcelona.

Eduardo Camavinga, 16, impressed in Rennes midfield, drawing plaudits.

Cavani hit the post but then capitalised on a Damien da Silva mistake to send the French side ahead.

Niang levelled just before half time and then Del Castillo nodded in four minutes after the break.

Kylian Mbappe and Cavani missed late chances to level but the French champions could not find an equaliser.

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