Paris St-Germain maintained their 14-point gap at the top of the Ligue I table by defeating Troyes 2-0 on Saturday as George Weah’s teenage son Timothy made his debut.
Second-half goals from Angel di Maria and Christopher Nkunku secured the win for Unai Emery’s side ahead of their clash against Real Madrid in the second leg round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League.
Troyes began well in the game but were lucky not to have been three goals down before the break after Erwin Zelazny in goal for Troyes’ saved goal-bound shots from Di Maria, Giovani Lo Celso (twice) and Nkunku to ensure it was goalless at half-time
Two minutes after the restart, Troyes were behind. Julian Draxler slipped a pass through for Di Maria and the Argentinian lifted the ball over the advancing Zelazny.
Nkunku made the points safe 13 minutes from time, stabbing in substitute Dani Alves’ cross for his first league goal.
The encounter also saw Weah, the son of Liberia president and ex-PSG and AC Milan striker George Weah, make his debut.
The 18-year-old forward came on for Argentine midfielder Lo Celso in the 79th minute of the game.
PSG need 17 points from their remaining 10 games to guarantee their fourth league title in the last five seasons.