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PSG win again, but title party delayed by Monaco

Paris Saint-Germain will have to wait at least a few more days to clinch the French league title.

Kylian Mbappe scored twice and provided an assist in a 4-1 win over Lorient on Wednesday, but there were no celebrations because second-placed Monaco beat Lille 1-0 later in the evening.

PSG lead Ligue 1 by 11 points with four games remaining and can clinch a record-extending 12th title at home on Saturday against Le Havre.

Luis Enrique's side remain on course for a treble of trophies in Mbappe's final season with the club - they face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League semi-finals and will take on Lyon in next month's French Cup final.

In a match between the league's most prolific attack and most porous defence, PSG winger Ousmane Dembele opened the scoring for the visitors in the 19th minute.

Mbappe doubled the lead by nonchalantly flicking a cross from Nuno Mendes into the far corner three minutes later.

The France forward set up the third goal by dribbling past Nathaniel Adjei to square the ball back to Dembele, who tapped into an empty net.

Mbappe sealed the win in the 90th minute with a curler into the far corner to solidify his spot as the top scorer in the league with 26 goals.

"We had a good game, we were serious, we deserve the three points," Dembele said.

"Now we must finish the job to be champions as quickly as possible."

Relegation-threatened Lorient scored a consolation goal with a powerful header from Mohamed Bamba off a cross from Benjamin Mendy in the 73rd minute.

Monaco won a fourth straight game to go six points clear of fourth-placed Lille and move closer to an automatic Champions League spot for next season.

France midfielder Youssouf Fofana won the ball in midfield and scored the lone goal with a low drive from the edge of the box just past the hour mark.

Marseille's European hopes took a hit after a 2-2 draw with fifth-placed Nice.

Nigeria forward Terem Moffi put Nice ahead in the 13th minute after goalkeeper Pau Lopez came off his line and missed the ball.

Marseille right back Jonathan Clauss levelled with a powerful strike from the edge of the box on the half-hour.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Marseille the lead with a penalty early in the seond half, but Nice left back Melvin Bard equalised in the 72nd minute.

Marseille leapfrogged Lyon into eighth place, five points off the last European spot.