Mauricio Pochettino claimed his first ever piece of silverware less than two weeks after taking over at PSG as his side beat Marseille 2-1 to win Trophee des Champions.

The former Tottenham boss only took charge of the French giants back on January 2 but finally broke his trophy curse after his side weather a late storm to claim the cup, which is the French equivalent to the Community Shield, for the eighth consecutive season.

After a month on the sidelines due to an ankle injury, Neymar struck for Les Parisiens late on from the penalty spot after a first-half opener from striker Mauro Icardi.

PSG beat Marseille 2-1 to win the Trophee des Champions at the Bollaert-Delelis Stadium

PSG beat Marseille 2-1 to win the Trophee des Champions at the Bollaert-Delelis Stadium

Mauro Icardi gave Paris Saint-Germain the lead against Marseille late in the first period

Mauro Icardi gave Paris Saint-Germain the lead against Marseille late in the first period

The striker tapped home from close range on the rebound after a cross from Angel di Maria

The striker tapped home from close range on the rebound after a cross from Angel di Maria

Neymar scored a late second for PSG from the penalty spot after a month out with injury

Neymar scored a late second for PSG from the penalty spot after a month out with injury

The win saw manager Mauricio Pochettino claim his first ever trophy eleven days into the job

Icardi, who has been struggling for goals this season, found the back of the net in the first half to set Ligue 1 champions PSG on the way to a routine win against last season’s runners-up Marseille. 

Icardi, who earlier had a goal ruled out for offside, put PSG ahead six minutes before the break from close range after his header was parried back into his path by Steve Mandanda.

Neymar replaced Angel Di Maria in the 65th minute for his first appearance in 2021.

Kylian Mbappe had the ball in the back of the net in the first half but was offside in the build up

Kylian Mbappe had the ball in the back of the net in the first half but was offside in the build up

Paris Saint-Germain's Angel di Maria was a constant threat before coming off for Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain’s Angel di Maria was a constant threat before coming off for Neymar

Marseille defender Valentin Rongier challenges for the ball with PSG's Marco Verratti

Marseille defender Valentin Rongier challenges for the ball with PSG’s Marco Verratti

He put on a convincing display, which was rewarded with a goal from the spot five minutes from fulltime after Icardi was brought down in the area by Yohann Pele.

Dimitri Payet pulled one back for Marseille in the 89th minute when he latched onto Florian Thauvin’s cross but PSG held firm to give new coach Mauricio Pochettino his second win in three games with the capital side. 

Tributes came in for Pochettino, including former England striker Gary Lineker, who tweeted: ‘Mauricio Pochettino has only been at PSG for ten minutes and he’s won his first trophy as a coach.’