Leader PSG loses 1-0 at Rennes, Monaco routs Ajaccio 7-1

PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappé couldn’t stop Paris Saint-Germain losing 1-0 at Rennes for a second straight away defeat in the French league as its lead over second-place Lens dropped to three points. PSG started with Messi and Neymar in attack before bringing on Mbappé early in the second half but still managed only one shot on target in the whole game under driving rain. Rennes defender Hamari Traoré showed how to finish in the 65th minute with a crisp low shot past Gianluigi Donnarumma into the bottom right corner. Wissam Ben Yedder scored a 14-minute hat trick as Monaco routed Ajaccio 7-1 to move up to fourth place.

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