Neymar handed Paris Saint-Germain penalty duty after spat with Edison Cavani

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Newly-promoted Amiens put a dent in Monaco's hopes of defending their title on Friday, as they held Leonardo Jardim's principality outfit to a 1-1 draw.

Substitutes galvanized Nantes, and pulled a goal back in the 60th when Prejuce Nakoulma - his confidence high after a recent hat trick for Burkina Faso - struck from close range moments after coming off the bench.

The war of supremacy between Paris Saint Germain's feuding superstars Neymar Jr and Edinson Cavani over spot-kicks has been resolved with Cavani revealing that the record signing Brazilian will take the next penalty kick after intervention by head coach Unai Emery.

PSG now sit pretty at the top of Ligue 1 as their unbeaten run continues, picking up 35 points from 13 games.

Neymar has been selected as PSG's penalty taker, according to supposed rival Edinson Cavani.

While Neymar was quiet, Cavani opened the scoring in the 38th minute and completed the crushing win with 11 minutes remaining as leaders PSG moved six points clear of defending champions Monaco.

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The second goal arrived in freaky fashion less than four minutes later. But then Nantes started giving the ball away carelessly.

But those dreams were crushed by Pastore just five minutes later, Tatarusanu's poor attempt to save his strike from inside the area seeing the ball loop up and in off the far post after Marco Verratti's throughball had created the opportunity.

Cavani finished with his second. The Uruguay global initially tried to feed Verratti, but was left with the simplest of finishes after Diego Carlos' attempted clearance was smashed against team-mate Nicolas Pallois in a piece of terrible Nantes defending.

Nantes came into the match with the third best defense in Ligue 1, having let in only nine goals in 12 games.

The loss ended a four-game winning run for Rennes.


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