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Ibrahimovic upstages Beckham as PSG beat Marseille again

Published on Feb 28, 2013 6:17 AM
Paris Saint-Germain's English midfielder David Beckham (R) and Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic pose prior to the French Cup football match Paris Saint-Germain vs Olympique de Marseille on February 27, 2013 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. -- PHOTO: AFP

PARIS (AFP) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice to help Paris Saint-Germain to a 2-0 win against Marseille in the last 16 of the French Cup on Wednesday as David Beckham made his full debut for his new club.

Beckham had an efficient game, and at times excelled, but Swedish striker Ibrahimovic made the difference as he opened the scoring 11 minutes before half time and then netted the second from the penalty spot after being brought down inside the area just past the hour mark.

It was PSG's second win against their great rivals in four days and was achieved by the same scoreline.

However, unlike Sunday's league clash, there could be no question as to which was the superior side as PSG dominated from start to finish at the Parc des Princes.

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