Paris Saint-Germain edged Lyon because of a double from Edinson Cavani as Unai Emery’s guys moved within a point of major spot.
Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery acknowledged the French champions suffered in their Ligue 1 victory at Lyon but deserved to win.
PSG edged Lyon 2-1 because of a double from striker Edinson Cavani on Sunday.
Cavani scored the winner with nine minutes remaining, soon after Mathieu Valbuena had equalised for hosts Lyon, who created a stellar second-half show, as PSG moved to inside a point of league-leading Good.
Speaking afterwards, PSG head coach Emery said: “It was regular that Lyon, at property, were attacking.
“We suffered, but we deserved to win. We showed character.
“Lyon had a fantastic second half, but we reclaimed control at the end in the game. My most effective week in Paris? I’d say that it’s the most essential, but nowadays, we’re only third within the league.
“It’s great that the standard from the league is higher. We’ve won this evening, however the upcoming matches, against Angers and Montpellier, are going to be critical.”