PSG beat St.Etienne 3-1 to extend lead at top of the table.


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PSG beat St.Etienne 3-1 at Parc des Princes to extend their lead at the top of the table.PSG lost the league to Lille last season but are very clear of any team this year.

PSG beat St.Etienne
Kylian Mbappe

PSG Lineup

PSG fielded a 4-3-3 lineup with Donnarumma in the goal and Kehrer, Mendes, Marauinhos and Kimpembe in defence. Danilo Pereira partnered Gueye and Wijnaldum in the mid.With MNM uptop.

Match Report

Saint Etienne pressed Parisians in the first quarter of the game.Also, Etienne scored a goal when Danilo Pereira lost the ball outside of the box in front of thr goal and a composed left footed finish got Etienne the lead.

PSG was trying alot in the first half with Mbappe and Messi.In the 42nd minute Messi released an exquisite ball for Mbappe and he scored . First half ended with both teams scoring a goal each.

In the second half Mbappe scored another goal from another assist be Leo Messi and later on Mbappe gave an assist to Danilo for the 3rd goal.PSG won the match 3-1.

Leo Messi and Kylian Mbappe were the best player on the pitch for PSG as the chemistry between them resulted in two goals and won PSG the match.

Messi is now the highest assist provider in the League1 and has played 10 less matches than others.Messi is in a sublime playmaking form.But, needs to be feeded more in front of goal.

PSG beat St.Etienne
Leo Messi dribbling

Possession wise PSG were better with 62% of the ball and having 24 shots on goal.

Conclusion

The improved chemistry between Messi and Mbappe will help PSG to beat Real Madrid in the UCL round of 16  second leg.

PSG beat St.Etienne

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