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Neymar strikes as PSG win

A second-half strike by Neymar helped Paris Saint-Germain defeat hosts Toulouse 1-0 yesterday morning (Singapore time), extending the Ligue 1 leaders' advantage to 12 points.

The Brazil forward struck in the 68th minute to put PSG on 65 points from 25 games, with second-placed Monaco on 53 after a 4-0 win at Angers.

PSG coach Unai Emery rested Edinson Cavani and Marco Verratti, ahead of their Champions League last-16 clash at Real Madrid on Thursday morning (Singapore time). He added that Thiago Motta would miss the Real game. - REUTERS

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