Christophe Galtier’s high-flying PSG welcomed Strasbourg to Paris. The table-toppers looked for further misery to the struggling opponent and finally, PSG retained its top position in the French league after PSG vs Strasbourg face-off, with a commanding six-point advantage.
Les Parisiens are now undefeated in all competitions, and Galtier utilized this match to get his men back on track. While PSG missed in the field without World Cup champion Lionel Messi, both Kylian Mbappe and Neymar looked to their full potential in PSG vs Strasbourg match.
Strasbourg Performance in Ligue 1
This summer, Strasbourg has appeared to be the totally opposite of its opponents. With only one victory in Ligue 1, Les Bleus et Blanc are in danger of relegation. Despite Julien Stephen’s squad having a frightening goal-scoring record in their last few games. In the previous five games, the French club has scored nine goals but surrendered eleven, losing them an important victory. Strasbourg looked improving their defensive record while adding to their goal-scoring totals before they go to the French capital for PSG vs Strasbourg face-off.
Lineups for PSG vs Strasbourg
PSG XI (4-3-1-2): Donnarumma, Ramos, Mukiele, Bitshiabu, Marquinhos, Ruiz, Verratti, Vitinha; Neymar, Ekitike, Mbappe.
Strasbourg XI (4-1-2-1-2): Sels, Doukoure, Nyamsi, Djiku, Perrin, Thomasson, Prcic, Gameiro, Bellegarde, Diarra, Ajorque.
10-man Paris Saint-Germain won narrowly over Strasbourg and extended their advantage at the top.
Highlights of PSG vs Strasbourg
After 14 minutes, Marquinhos drifted away from his marker and headed in a cross from Neymar. In the 51st minute, the Brazil defender diverted Adrien Thomasson’s cross into his own net to tie the game. Neymar was sent off in the 62nd minute of the match at Parc des Princes after picking up two cards in two minutes, the first for a foul and the second for diving a minute later.
Mbappe scored in the dying seconds of extra time to give PSG a well-deserved win. After Neymar was sent off in the 62nd minute, Paris was down to 10-man and forced against the wall when Mbappe came to its rescue once more.
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