Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc was well pleased after his men comfortably clinched the first trophy of the season, 2-0 over Lyon, whose boss Hubert Fournier acknowledged the gulf between the sides.
Paris Saint-Germain claimed their third consecutive Trophée des Champions on Saturday night as goals from Serge Aurier (11') and Edinson Cavani (17') completed a dominant 2-0 win over ten-man Olympique Lyonnais.
Fresh from a 2-0 win over Manchester United that clinched them the International Champions Cup title on Wednesday, a cool, calm and collected Paris Saint-Germain arrived in Montreal on Thursday afternoon.
After a complicated pre-season period, Olympique Lyonnais are hoping to make the most of their Trophée des Champions berth and get their season off to a strong start by beating current holders Paris Saint-Germain.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc puts his 100 per cent winning record in the Trophée des Champions on the line against Lyon in Montreal on Saturday. Can the capital club claim yet another title? Check out the stats…
|2015||Paris Saint-Germain||Olympique Lyonnais||2 - 0|
|2014||Paris Saint-Germain||EA Guingamp||2 - 0|
|2013||Paris Saint-Germain||Girondins de Bordeaux||2 - 1|
|2012||Olympique Lyonnais||Montpellier Hérault SC||2 - 24 - 2 on pens|
|2011||Olympique de Marseille||LOSC||5 - 4|
|2010||Olympique de Marseille||Paris Saint-Germain||0 - 05 - 4 on pens|
|2009||Girondins de Bordeaux||EA Guingamp||2 - 0|
|2008||Girondins de Bordeaux||Olympique Lyonnais||0 - 05 - 4 on pens|