It was the final ever recreation of the League Cup competitors — which is to be canceled after this season — and Friday’s contest in Paris ended goalless after extra-time.
Either side transformed every of their 5 penalties, however Keylor Navas saved Lyon’s sixth try from Bertrand Traore earlier than Pablo Sarabia secured the victory for PSG.
Thomas Tuchel’s aspect wrapped up Ligue 1 after it was known as off halfway by means of the season and defeated Saint-Etienne to win the French Cup final week.
Victory within the League Cup now means PSG can goal an unprecedented quadruple with the remaining Champions League fixtures to be performed all through August.
“We gained two cups this week so we’re very, very pleased,” stated midfielder Ander Herrera.
“Numerous gamers have performed, everybody took half in these successes.
“We’re prepared for the Champions League now. We did three, 4 weeks of superb coaching, we really feel that everybody is prepared now.”
PSG was with out star striker Kylian Mbappe on Friday after the 21-year-old was sidelined for 3 weeks having sustained an ankle sprain in final week’s remaining.
Neymar loved a number of possibilities in entrance of objective within the first half, whereas Idrissa Gueye’s long-range effort shortly earlier than the break pressured a superb save from Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes.
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Heat climate made for difficult situations in Paris, and though either side created scoring alternatives within the second-half, targets weren’t forthcoming.
Rafael was proven a pink card for a problem on Angel Di Maria on the sting of Lyon’s field with little greater than a minute of extra-time remaining, nevertheless it finally required penalties to separate the 2 groups.
With the French home season accomplished, PSG subsequent faces Atalanta within the Champions League quarterfinals in Portugal on August 12.