Paris Saint-Germain win Ligue 1 title

Zlatan-Ibrahimovic

Paris Saint-Germain won the French league title on Wednesday for the second successive season after nearest challengers Monaco were held to a 1-1 draw by Guingamp.

PSG started the day knowing a win against Rennes at the Parc des Princes would see them retain the Ligue 1 crown even if Monaco won, but news of the result in the principality was met with jubilation by Paris fans gathered for their match.

The result left second-placed Monaco seven points behind PSG with only two matches of the season remaining and means that Claudio Ranieri’s side will have to settle for the runners-up spot and automatic Champions League qualification.

Monaco took the lead against Guingamp in the 77th minute courtesy of a strike from the in-form Dimitar Berbatov, his fifth in his last four games.

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