August 16, 2014 17:28
Paris Saint Germain Update : PSG 2 – 0 Bastia
The bad news for PSG supporters is that superstar striker and team catalyst Zlatan Ibrahimovic was injured early in the first half and left the match with a hip injury at 15 minutes.
The Ligue 1 top goal-scoring striker left the match holding his side.
Team talisman Ibra was was replaced by Ezequiel Lavezzi by PSG manager Laurent Blanc who already lost his captain Thiago Silva to a hamstring injury. Silva was on the bench for the match and Ibra was wearing his captain’s armband.
With goals from Lucas Moura and Edison Cavani, PSG secured all three points easily in Paris defeating Bastia 2-0 in Round 2 of the French Ligue 2014-15 campaign.
Lucas opened the scoring at 26 minutes from a cross from Gregory van der Wiel. Then Cavani scored a right footed goal as he was falling to the pitch to seal PSG's victory.
Opening the exciting season, the French champions were held to a 2-2 draw against Reims in Round 1 in their first battle of the season.
New Bastia boss Claude Makelele suffered his first French Ligue 1 defeat after leaving PSG where he served as assistant coach.
David Luiz gave a shining performance in his Ligue 1 debut without making a misstep.
New signing Marquinhos was at the heart of PSG’s defence in the absence of Silva.
Starting PSG Squad
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