After only five minutes, Lionel Messi scored the game-winning goal. It sent Paris Saint-Germain ahead of Marseille atop the Ligue 1 standings. Neymar provided the assist, making it his eighth helper in as many Ligue 1 games. With the win, PSG moved to within two points of first-place Marseille. He had previously taken over after a 1-1 home draw against Rennes. After beating Auxerre 3-1, Lorient is three points behind the league’s top team. As a result of the scoreless draw in Nantes, Lens fell to fourth place. Messi’s early goal maintains PSG’s lead in Ligue 1 is news of the day. Read out the complete details down below with us!
Messi’s early goal maintains PSG’s lead in Ligue 1
PSG was dominant in the first half, but they could not put away a resurgent opponent led by Johann Lepenant. He replaced a fatigued Corentin Tolisso. Galtier’s team narrowly defeated Lyon for the third time this year. Neymar has scored eight goals, Mbappé has scored seven, and Messi has scored four in Ligue 1 for Galtier’s “MNM” assault.
Matteo Guendouzi, a midfielder for Marseille, scored both goals in a 1-1 home draw with Rennes earlier. After Guendouzi bundled past home goalie Pau Lopez to give Rennes the lead in the 26th minute. The ex-Arsenal star made amends seven minutes into the second half by scoring on a header past ex-Marseille keeper Steve Mandanda.
For his first game back at the Velodrome, where the former Marseille captain spent 15 years before departing for Brittany in the summer. Mandanda was met with a warm welcome. Nice’s 1-0 home loss to waves of Anger came even though both teams finished the game with 10 men. After defender Jean-Clair Todibo was sent off in the fifth second of the encounter.
Even counting the four seconds it took for referee Bastien Dechepy to take the card out of his pocket, Todibo was ejected after only nine seconds.
Anger Sofiane Boufal took the kickoff and sent it on to Adrien Hunan. Abdallah Sima, a striker, was charging forward, and he found him. Sima tripped the striker after he drove the ball past Todibo, who extended a leg.
The original call that Todibo was the lone defender was held up after being reviewed on video. Nabil Bentaleb scored the game-winning goal for Angers right before halftime, and despite Boufal’s red card, Angers held on for a 1-0 victory.