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Ibrahimovic at the double as PSG go five points clear

Published on Mar 10, 2013 6:11 AM
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic shoots on goal during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain vs Nancy, on March 9, 2013 at the Parc-des-Princes stadium in Paris. Paris won 2 to 1. -- PHOTO: AFP

PARIS (AFP) - Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic extended his league leading goal tally to 24 as his brace inspired Paris Saint-Germain to a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Nancy at the Parc des Princes on Saturday.

The victory gives the capital side a five-point cushion over second-placed Lyon, who host Marseille in the final match of the weekend on Sunday.

Elsewhere in Ligue 1, relegation candidates Evian thrashed Sochaux 5-1 and Troyes eased past Reims 4-2 respectively as both teams took a huge step towards avoiding the drop.

Toulouse rode a goal on the stroke of half-time from 17-year-old Adrien Rabiot, who is on loan from PSG, to edge Brest 1-0 while Ajaccio moved further away from the bottom three with a valuable 1-0 home win over Britanny side Lorient.

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