VIDEO: PSG on the brink of first title since 1994 as Beckham watches from the bench
00:15 GMT, 22 April 2013
07:09 GMT, 22 April 2013
Paris Saint-Germain closed in on the French league title with a 3-0 victory over Nice that restored their nine point lead over Marseille.
David Beckham was an unused substitute in the match and with just five matches left, the big-spenders look set to win their first league crown since 1994.
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Not needed: David Beckham was an unused substitute in PSG's 3-0 win over Nice
On the scoresheet: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (second right) celebrates with team-mates
Jeremy Menez gave PSG the lead from close range in just the third minute, with striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic doubled the lead by converting a penalty in the 65th.
Substitute Clement Chantome then rounded off the win in the 88th, leaving PSG on 70 points after 33 games.
Marseille have 61, while Lyon are another two points behind in third.
Earlier on Sunday, Lille kept pace in the race for a Champions League spot by defeating Bastia 2-1 on Sunday to stay three points behind Lyon.
Ligue 1 – The latest standings
Opener: Jeremy Menez scores the first goal
Handbags: Referee Tony Chapron separates Renato Civelli of Nice and Ibrahimovic
VIDEO: Watch highlights from PSG's 3-0 win against Nice