Metz 1-3 PSG: Mbappe limps offs with leg injury after firing visitors top of Ligue 1 with brace

Metz 1-3 PSG: Kylian Mbappe limps offs with leg injury ahead of Champions League clash against Manchester City after firing visitors top of Ligue 1 with stunning brace

Kylian Mbappe netted a brace before Mauro Icardi scored late on from the penalty spot as Paris Saint-Germain went top of Ligue 1 on Saturday. 

But the France forward gave the visitors a huge injury scare ahead of the midweek Champions league tie against Manchester City by limping off late on after going down under an innocuous challenge.  

Mbappe scored either side of half-time at the Stade Saint-Symphorien on Saturday.

PSG opened the scoring inside four minutes when Mbappe latched on to a floated pass from midfielder Ander Herrera, before smashing it past Metz goalkeeper Alexandre Oukidja.

Against the run of play, Metz scored the equaliser as right back Fabien Centonze headed home from close range, only for PSG to reclaim the lead through Mbappe in the 58th minute.

Mauro Icardi’s penalty put the result beyond doubt with two minutes remaining, as PSG moved two points clear of second-placed Lille, who have a game in hand against Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday.