PSG crushes Monaco, 7-1

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Paris Saint-Ger­main won the French league ti­tle af­ter beat­ing de­fend­ing cham­pion Monaco 7-1 on Sun­day, with the crush­ing vic­tory high­light­ing the ob­vi­ous gulf be­tween the two teams this sea­son.

Monaco meekly sur­ren­dered the ti­tle that it had won so im­pres­sively last sea­son, do­ing lit­tle to pro­long the sus­pense. It was los­ing 4-0 af­ter 28 min­utes as PSG eas­ily did enough for a fifth ti­tle in six sea­sons and a sev­enth over­all. PSG leads sec­ond-place Monaco by 17 points with five rounds re­main­ing.

Mid­fielder Gio­vani Lo Celso and winger An­gel Di Maria scored two goals each, while league top scorer Edin­son Ca­vani grabbed his 25th of the sea­son.

PSG cap­tain Thi­ago Silva’s header went in off Radamel Fal­cao for PSG’s sixth goal be­fore Ger­many winger Ju­lian Draxler net­ted the sev­enth. /

NICK POTTS/PA VIA AP

WHAT NOW. Manch­ester United’s Romelu Lukaku shows his de­jec­tion af­ter los­ing to last­place West Bromwich Al­bion at Old Traf­ford.

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