With a great goal from Lionel Messi and a stellar performance from the offensive trident, PSG beat Lorient for Ligue 1

A great first time. A second part that suffered for a few minutes, but by dint of hierarchy, managed to win it without problems. PSG defeated Lorient 5-1 in the duel that closed the 30th date of the Ligue 1. Neymar and Mbappé with two goals each, and Messi were the authors of the goals for the Parisians who once again received a goal after a defensive error. Those from Pochettino place at the top of the championship and bring 12 points to their immediate escort Olympique de Marseille. Lionel Messi ended a great match: He was noted as participatory, fast paced and the winner of many duels against his rivals. Also, he will score a great goal. Next Saturday he will visit Clermont.

Messi and Neymar celebrate one of PSG's winning goals against Lorient
Messi and Neymar celebrate one of PSG’s winning goals against LorientMichel Eulero – AP

Whenever they got together Neymar and Mbappé, everything went great for PSG. Caño de Neymar, pass for Mbappé who solved the game with a great block to the Brazilian who went hand in hand and defined to establish 5 to 1 over Lorient. The offensive trident completes a decent victory, but at the moment the game has suffered.

The spaces were opened to Parisians. Messi advances, even Mbappé and Lorient’s equilibrium is very slow. The venue is close to fifth against a rival who felt the third goal a lot because he could have equalized due to rival nervousness.

He was a little out of place, but he showed up. The Argentine received a great pass from Mbappé that does not stop leaning to the left. His shot, after excellent ball control, went straight to the corner, hits the crossbar and enters put the 4 to 1. Messi, despite what he did in the first half, deserved to score his goal.

PSG was in trouble, but Mbappé was the one who saved him. Great comeback of Hakimi in the three quarters of the field that gave the Frenchman that He took a powerful shot from the right for 3 to 1 and reassure a team that was very nervous after the discount.

The visitor takes advantage of it the local nervousness and now he presses every departure from PSG and in addition, he already has clear arrivals. Those of Pochettino do not make a footing in the second part and lose the ball quickly before each press of the rivals.

One incredible mistake at the bottom of the PSG the visitor’s discount is over. ANDbetween Hakimi, Marquinhos and Donnarumma there was a misunderstanding which Terem Igobor Moffi took advantage of, who only had to push for 2 to 1. The passivity with which the locals succeeded ended in the goal of the host who practically hurt them. The whistles began to descend from the stands in the Parco dei Principi.

PSG is still the only one dominate possession of ball (74% vs 26%), but not with the same depth he did in the first half thanks to Messi, Mbappé and Neymar. Also, he has to deal with the visitor takes refuge with many more people on background.

Bad start of Marquinhos inside the area it almost ends with the visitor discount. The Brazilian loses and Enzo Le Fée crosses at Donnarumma’s far post. The ball went very close in what was Lotient’s first clear arrival in the match.

PSG wins Lorient 2-0 and fairly. The second 45 minutes at the Parc des Princes will serve to maintain the level e begin to renew the affection of the public who is still angry with the team over the tough elimination against Real Madrid by the Champions League in the round of 16. The Ultras of the team, in the meantime, he left a statement expressing indifference with whom they will treat the team.

Fair victory for the locals at the end of the first part. Neymar and Mbappé scored the goals from 2 to 0 with which those of Pochettino rested. The difference in the standings can be seen on the pitch. A PSG that unbalances and a Lorient that suffers the game. Lionel Messi played an excellent first half. He actively participated in every team attack and won every duel he had against his rivals.

The celebration of PSG's first goal
The celebration of PSG’s first goalFRANCK FIFE – AFP

The Argentine he felt a pain in one of his adductors and was replaced by Georginio Wijnaldum. The Argentine national team midfielder was playing a great match and he was part of the first of two goals.

Paredes suffered, was replaced and went straight to the locker room
Paredes suffered, was replaced and went straight to the locker roomFRANCK FIFE – AFP

PSG’s superiority is already reflected in the rival’s goal. The ball starts in the right sector, Gueyé receives and immediately gives it up Mbappé who shoots at the near post for the 2-0. Pochettino’s men play well, are superior and win without problems.

A wonderful deep pass by Neymar went into the box and Messi solved very well: with the left and first he wanted to cross it, but the ball touched the ceiling for a long time. ANDThe Argentine is playing a great game with a lot of participation and winning every duel with rival footballers.

Lionel Messi, ante Lorient
Lionel Messi, ante LorientTwitter

After the goal he seemed to stay, but as the minutes went by he returned to center stage. With the great participation of the midfield, Messi, Mbappé and Neymar receive the ball and always arrive dangerously in the area.

He was falling. The PSG trio joined in attack to break zero in Paris. It all started with a filtered pass from Paredes to Messi. First of all Rosario, who played with Mbappé, who gave him a nice assist to Neymar who was hand in hand to put the 1 to 0 for the local team that had already approached the goal of Lorient.

The French striker made a genius in the left sector, left two rivals on the road and defined the back post. Matthieu Dreyer, the Lorient goalkeeper, managed to send the shot for a corner, but the PSG 7 began to show superiority and speed on the left.

With Lionel Messi in the headlines Together with Leandro Paredes, Mauricio Pochettino’s team is already disputing the duel corresponding to the 30th date of the Ligue 1. The Parisians will look for a victory that allows them to extend the advantage in the leadership of the competition on the basis of the Olympique de Marseille that already has won his game 4 to 2 and came in at nine units.

The match started in Paris
The match started in ParisFRANCK FIFE – AFP

Both teams entered the pitch to play the game It will start at 3:45 PM, Argentina time. The draw of the captains was made between Marquinhos and Laurent Abergel. Referee Hakim Ben El Hadj will be tasked with imparting justice in the duel that closes date 30 of Ligue 1.

Lionel Messi and companions They warm up on the playing field of the Parc des Princes, with stands still 40% of the audience and indifferent messages.

PSG formation confirmed on its official twitter. Mauricio Pochettino’s team will be formed with Gianluigi Donnarumma; Achraf Hakimi, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe and Nuno Mendes; Danilo Pereira, Leandro Paredes and Idrissa Gueye; Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappé. On the bench is Mauro Icardi, but not Angel Di María, who reported “a muscle problem and a new study will be carried out in the next few days”, reported the PSG medical department.

PSG leads the league with 65 points and a 12-point lead over Rennes, but his present is turbulent after the tough elimination at the hands of Real Madrid in the round of 16 of the Champions League, it happened on March 9th. In the last match in Paris, the 3-0 against Bordeaux, the ultras disapproved of the team, with boos especially for the Brazilian Neymar and Messi himself, which shocked the world of football. One of the very few well-treated players has been Kylian Mbappé, the team’s top scorer this season. Olympique de Marseille, the team led by Jorge Sampaoli, today achieved their third consecutive victory in French Ligue 1 after beating Saint Etienne 4-2, thus moving to 9 points behind PSG.

Paris Saint-Germain receives Lorient this Sunday at the Parc des Princes, where he suffered the hostility of his own audience in the last game, and will have Lionel Messi among the starting points. The match of the 30th round of Ligue 1, in France, will start at 15:45 in Argentina and will be broadcast on the Star + platform. Match coverage can be followed live THE NATION.

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