PSG 5-0 Lorient: Champions roar back on title track

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Paris Saint-Germain returned to form in scintillating fashion on Wednesday with an emphatic 5-0 thrashing of Lorient, closing the gap to Ligue 1 leaders Nice to five points.

A sublime lob from Thomas Meunier and an own goal by Zargo Toure helped get the home faithful back on Emery's side before half-time, while Kevin Trapp was untested throughout.

Thiago Silva extended PSG's advantage five minutes after the restart with a pinpoint header, and Edinson Cavani won and converted a penalty to increase their advantage with his 18th top-flight strike this term.

Lucas Moura made the most of being picked ahead of Angel Di Maria by putting in a fine display that he capped by rounding off the scoring with 20 minutes remaining, lifting a delightful finish over Lorient goalkeeper Paul Delecroix.

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