Edinson Cavani on the spot as PSG edge Nancy
Edinson Cavani's late penalty earned Paris St Germain a 1-0 home win against Nancy as the French champions put pressure on Ligue 1 rivals Monaco on Saturday.
Uruguay striker Cavani netted his 27th goal in 26 league appearances this season to put PSG on 62 points, behind Monaco, who host Nantes on Sunday, on goal difference.
PSG, who were held to a goalless draw by Toulouse at the Parc des Princes two weeks ago, struggled again on their turf but eventually wore out a brave Nancy side..
However, with 10 minutes left, fullback Serge Aurier was brought down in the box and Cavani converted the resulting penalty with a powerful low shot.
Nancy are 17th on 28 points, one point above the relegation zone.