Paris Saint-Germain 7 Monaco 1: PSG regains the Ligue 1 title

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A stunning six-minute spell in the first half put PSG in complete control as they scored three times through Giovani Lo Celso, Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria, before former got his second of the day and the team's 100th this season just before the half-hour mark.

PSG were in ruthless form on Monday (AEST), as they obliterated the defending champions to regain the title in style.

Yet, despite PSG easing to the Ligue 1 and Coupe de la Ligue titles, with the chance of Coupe de France glory still to come, such domestic success is unlikely to be enough to save Unai Emery's job, with the Basque coach's expiring contract not expected to be renewed. "Monaco, Nantes, Saint-Etienne, Marseille, Lyon...but we must keep on building", Emery, who is likely to be replaced in the summer, told Canal+. The usual front three of Di Maria, Cavani and Neymar left teams for dead on numerous occasions with the front three scoring a total of 55 goals in Ligue 1 this season.

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But a second successive last 16 exit in the Champions League means heads will roll at the end of this season in preparation for another attempt to muscle in among Europe's elite.

"Today we have a coach who was on the pitch. We have taken back our title but we must continue to work, we have a French Cup semi-final (against Caen) on Wednesday".

Cavani was soon involved for the better in the 14th minute, as he cleverly fed Dani Alves into the area and the Brazilian set up Lo Celso for an easy finish.

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- Paris have won their seventh Ligue 1 title.

Seven minutes later, after a one-two with Cavani, Pastore whipped a ideal cross that Lo Celso headed home.

Monaco briefly held up the onslaught as Lopes turned home an Almamy Toure cross seven minutes before half-time for the in-form Portugal international's 13th goal this term.

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After a quiet opening to the second period, PSG sprung into life and bagged a fifth goal in the 58th minute with Di Maria netting his second of the night.

The hosts were gifted another goal when Falcao's attempt to clear a corner went horribly wrong, summing up Monaco's misery as the ball looped beyond Subasic on 77 minutes.

Julian Draxler rounded off the scoring for PSG in the 86th minute, with German attacker turning home Thomas Munier's cross.

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Monaco confirmed via their Twitter account that they would offer refunds to fans who made the long trip from the Principality to the French capital.

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