Mauricio Pochettino chalks up his first win as PSG boss against Brest
Mauricio Pochettino chalks up his first win as PSG manager in his second game as goals from Moise Kean, Mauro Icardi and Pablo Sarabia fire French champions to win over Brest
- Mauricio Pochettino’s first home game in charge of PSG ended with victory
- Moise Kean opened the scoring in the 16th minute for the French champions
- Late goals from Mauro Icardi and Pablo Sarabia made the points safe
- PSG are now just one point off the top of the table following Lyon’s draw
Mauricio Pochettino picked up his first win as Paris Saint-Germain manager after strolling to a convincing 3-0 victory over Brest at the Parc des Princes.
Moise Kean fired the French champions into the lead in the 16th minute before second half strikes from Mauro Icardi and Pablo Sarabia made the points safe.
The former Tottenham Hotspur manager will have been pleased by his side’s display following a disappointing 1-1 draw at St Etienne on Wednesday in the Argentine’s first game in charge since replacing Thomas Tuchel.
Mauricio Pochettino saw his Paris Saint-Germain side cruise to a 3-0 victory over Brest
Moise Kean opened the scoring in the 16th minute for PSG with a close range header
Kean was later congratulated on his display by Pochettino after being substituted
But the French champions were much more convincing on Saturday and rarely looked troubled as Pochettino marked his first home game with all three points.
The 48-year-old had been out of work for 14 months prior to taking over at PSG following his sacking from Spurs and he will be desperate to at least land the league title that PSG have won in seven of the last eight seasons.
PSG remain in second spot but are now just one point off the summit after league leaders Lyon could only draw 2-2 at Rennes having scored twice to rescue a point in the final 11 minutes.
Mauro Icardi replaced Kean and went on to score the second goal with nine minutes left
Pablo Sarabia (right) celebrates after scoring PSG’s third to keep them in the title hunt
PSG are now just one point off the top of the table following their victory over Brest
Lille are third behind second-placed PSG on goal difference after Burak Yilmaz’s goal earned them a 1-0 victory at bottom club Nimes.
Pochettino could land some silverware in his next match in charge when PSG take on Marseille in the French Super Cup.
It will be a battle of the former Tottenham bosses in the encounter on Wednesday, with Andre Villas Boas in the opposing dugout.
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