Paris Saint-Germain beat Bordeaux 2-1 in Gabon to lift the Trophee des Champions (French Super Cup) for the first time since 1998.
Laurent Blanc’s side did it the hard way against the Coupe de France winners, coming from 1-0 down to defeat his former club thanks to a couple of inspired late substitutions.
Henri Saivet had given an understrength Girondins side the lead minutes before half-time, but strikes from teenage sensation Hervin Ongenda and Brazilian defender Alex secured a dramatic win.
Swedish international Zlatan Ibrahimovic even had a goal disallowed in an entertaining final 15 minutes that did not reflect the spectacle as a whole.
Despite a positive victory and a first piece of silverware under Blanc, Le President still has plenty of work ahead of him if he is to enjoy some serious success in the French capital.
Here are five things we learned from the clash in Libreville.