Paris Saint-Germain took a long step towards the French Ligue 1 title after its comfortable away win over Angers on Wednesday night.
Superstar Kylian Mbappe laid the foundation when he sent the Parisians in pole position after 28 minutes of brilliant confrontations with Achraf Hakimi. Mbappe finished strong and low with his left foot, through the Angers keeper, and into the net.
– He can’t stop scoring during the day, Direktesport commentator Robin Haugen says of the 23-year-old who has once again shown an impressive performance.
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Ramos double: – Unforgivable defensive play
Before the end of the first half, Sergio Ramos doubled PSG’s lead with a header. The goal was the Spaniard’s second goal in his tenth match with Paris Saint-Germain after moving from Real Madrid.
The 36-year-old had to go up completely unchecked to score Paris Saint-Germain’s second goal after a corner kick. The home team’s defensive action made commentator Hogan’s reaction.
Totally unforgivable defensive play, concluded after Ramos’ goal.
On the other hand, Angers was not harmless and produced two big chances before the break. Especially the great talent Muhammed Ali Chu was close to scoring.
Despite the many many absences, PSG’s victory was never threatened after the break. Without stars like Lionel Messi, Neymar and Marco Verratti, Mbappe dominated most of what happened offensively with Mauricio Pochettino’s team. The French created several great chances in the second half.
Barely a quarter of an hour before the end, Marquinho scored the third goal for Paris Saint-Germain in the evening.
Shortly before the end, 16-year-old Shadael Pichiabo made his debut at the Paris Saint-Germain Stars Show when he replaced Hakimi.
In overtime, another boy got a red card. Substitute Edward Mischott was sent off after an unintended but ugly interference.
Gold can be secured for the weekend
With a better result than second-placed Marseille, PSG wanted the league gold on Wednesday. It also seemed like a long time to go towards a golden party, but led by Dimitri Payet, Marseille managed to turn their match into a 3-2 home win at Stade Velodrome.
Thus, PSG will have to wait until the weekend before they get another chance to secure the gold medal when Patrick Berg and Lens visit Paris. This match, as well as everything else in Ligue 1, you can watch on Direktesport.no with a Nettavisen or Amedia subscription.
With the possibility of a league gold this season, arch-rival Saint-Germain-Marseille cross the marathon table in France. The two big clubs hold nine league golds ahead of the 2021/2022 season.
With another league title, Paris Saint-Germain will equal Saint-Etienne, who also has ten gold medals in the awards treasury.
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