Mauricio Pochettino lifts his first ever trophy just ELEVEN days after taking charge at PSG as Mauro Icardi and Neymar score for the French giants to claim their eighth consecutive Trophee des Champions
- PSG win their eighth consecutive Trophee des Champions with 1-0 vs Marseille
- Mauro Icardi fired PSG into the lead after he turned home a rebound off the post
- Neymar assured the victory after coming on as a sub as he scored a late penalty
- Dmitri Payet scored a late consolation for Marseille by Florian Thauvin assist
- The silverware is Mauricio Pochettino’s first in France after taking over on Jan 2
Mauricio Pochettino claimed his first ever piece of silverware less than two weeks after taking over at PSG – as his side beat Marseille 1-0 in the Trophee des Champions.
The French giants dictated the pace of the match from the first whistle with both Mauro Icardi and Kylian Mbappe finding the back of the net, only for each of their efforts to be disallowed for offside.
But it was Icardi who broke the deadlock late in the first half as he pounced on the rebound from his original effort to give Paris the lead.
Neymar, returning from a month-long absense, then made sure that the former Tottenham boss would get his hands on a trophy as he converted from the penalty spot late on. Dmitri Payet scored a late consolation for Marseille.
More to follow.
Mauro Icardi gave Paris Saint-Germain the lead against Marseille late in the first period
The striker tapped home from close range on the rebound after a cross from Angel di Maria
The win saw manager Mauricio Pochettino claim his first ever trophy eleven days into the job
Neymar scored a late second for PSG from the penalty spot after a month out with injury
Kylian Mbappe had the ball in the back of the net in the first half but was offside in the build up
Paris Saint-Germain’s Angel di Maria was a constant threat before coming off for Neymar
Marseille defender Valentin Rongier challenges for the ball with PSG’s Marco Verratti