Paris St. Germain has taken the decisive step towards successfully defending its title.
The team of superstars Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe won the top game against pursuers RC Lens 3-1 (3-0) and now leads the league by nine points.
However, Olympique Marseille could jump into second place with a win against ES Troyes AC on Sunday and close the gap on PSG to eight points.
Paris benefited from an early red card against Salis Abdul Samed for gross foul play (19th). After that, Mbappe (31st), Vitinha (37th) and world champion Messi (40th) ensured clear conditions with their goals at the break.
After the change, Przemyslaw Frankowski shortened the penalty for the guests with a hand penalty (60th).