Neymar scored the only goal of the game as PSG beat big rivals Marseille in France's 'classique'. Neymar has also delivered seven assists.

Neymar has scored his ninth league goal of the season to guide Paris Saint-Germain to a 1-0 win over bitter rivals Marseille in French soccer's biggest game.

Still unbeaten this campaign, PSG posted their ninth win in 11 league games to move three points clear of Lorient at the top of the table.

Marseille slumped to a second straight loss and dropped to fourth place, six points behind their biggest rivals.

The Brazil striker broke the deadlock in first-half stoppage time, converting from a Kylian Mbappe pass after a lightning counter-attack.

Back from injury, Lionel Messi hit the crossbar and combined well with Neymar and Mbappe throughout the game with the 'MNM' combination

Known as 'Le Classique', the game between PSG and Marseille rose in prominence during the 1990s when the arrival in the French league of stars such as Rudi Voller and George Weah ignited a strong rivalry.