A six-pointer for PSG against its host Clermont

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Paris Saint-Germain managed to win the price of its host Clermont 6-1

To bring it closer to another step towards regaining the French Ligue 1 title on Saturday.

Mbappe, who scored two goals and made the same last week against Lorient, raised his score to 20 goals, and Paris Saint-Germain’s tally became 71 points from 31 games, 15 points ahead of Stade Rennes, the second-placed.

Clermont, who closed the gap through Jodel Dosseau, remained in 17th place with 28 points, after receiving its fifth defeat in a row.

Rennes withstood the uprising of its host, Stade Reims, to win 3-2 and jump to second place, ahead of Olympique de Marseille, which hosts Montpellier on Sunday.

In Clermont, Paris Saint-Germain ended the first half with a two-goal lead, despite the modest performance.

Neymar opened the scoring six minutes later with a low shot after a pass from Lionel Messi.

Messi scored the second goal for Mbappe

who scored with a direct shot in the 19th minute.

Clermont reduced the difference before the break when Seifeddine Khaoui crossed in for Dosso to put it in the net.

Neymar made it 3-1 with a penalty kick that Mbappe got in the 72nd minute,

and two minutes later the France striker added the fourth goal after evading the goalkeeper.

Mbappe scored his third and fifth goal for the away team with a shot in the upper corner,

and seven minutes before the end the young striker ran into the penalty area and passed the ball to Neymar,

who finished the six.

Earlier, Rennes advanced 3-0 thanks to Benjamin Borrego’s double in the first half and Martin Trier’s goal after the break, bringing the team’s tally to 67 goals, surpassed only by Paris Saint-Germain, who has 70 goals.

But Reims rose up and reduced the difference with the goals of Maxim Bossi and Wins Kayust from the penalty spot.

Rennes’s defense held out in the last ten minutes to snatch the victory.

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