Ligue 1: Paris Saint Germain defeats Nantes 3-1

PARIS. Paris Saint Germain conquers Nantes 3-1.

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PARIS. Paris Saint Germain prevails over Nantes 3-1. Paris Saint Germain was vastly superior ball possession (66%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

Paris Saint Germain remained in 10 people after K. Navas received a red card in the 65′. Anyway, Paris Saint Germain still found a way to win this contest competing only with 10 players​.

The match was held at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris on Saturday and this began at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Jeremy Stinat with the help of Christophe Mouysset and Cyril Mugnier. The 4th official was Benjamin Lepaysant. The weather was mist. The temperature was quite cold around 6.4 degrees Celsius or 43.54 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 94%.​

Match Statistics

Paris Saint Germain was in firm control of the ball 66% while Nantes was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Paris Saint Germain was more aggressive with 57 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Paris Saint Germain won the match.

Paris Saint Germain shot 14 times, 7 on target, 2 off target. On the opposite side, Nantes shot 12 times, 6 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Paris Saint Germain received 1 yellow card (M. Verratti). On the other side, Nantes received 2 yellow cards (P. Chirivella and L. Blas).

(Paris Saint Germain) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (65′).

After this encounter, Paris Saint Germain will have 34 points to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, Nantes will stay with 18 points like Strasbourg and Angers SCO to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 2'
    2'

    K. Mbappe

  • 40'
    40'

    P. Chirivella

  • 43'
    43'

    D. Appiah

    S. Corchia

  • 58'
    58'

    O. Bukari

    K. Coulibaly

  • 58'
    58'

    Q. Merlin

    Fabio

  • 65'
    65'

    K. Navas

  • 68'
    68'

    S. Rico

    Neymar

  • 71'
    71'

    M. Verratti

  • 74'
    74'

    G. Wijnaldum

    M. Verratti

  • 76'
    76'

    R. Kolo Muani

  • 77'
    77'

    W. Geubbels

    M. Coco

  • 80'
    80'

    W. Cyprien

    S. Moutoussamy

  • 82'
    82'

    D. Appiah (OG)

  • 83'
    83'

    L. Blas

  • 87'
    87'

    L. Messi

  • 89'
    89'

    Danilo

    L. Paredes

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Paris Saint Germain will play away against Saint-Étienne on the 28th of November with a 17-5 head to head in favor of Paris Saint Germain (9 draws).

Nantes will play away with Lille on the 27th of November with a 14-1 head to head stats in favor of Lille (7 draws).

Paris Saint Germain: Formation and Lineups

Paris Saint Germain started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero chose to play with the following team: Keylor Navas (7.1), Achraf Hakimi (6.8), Thilo Kehrer (6.8), Abdou Diallo (6.8), Juan Bernat (7.1), Idrissa Gueye (7.1), Leandro Paredes (7.1), Marco Verratti (7.3), Lionel Messi (7.8), Kylian Mbappé (8.4) and Neymar (7.4).

Substitutes

Paris Saint Germain made 3 changes: Neymar for S. Rico (68′), M. Verratti for G. Wijnaldum (74′) and L. Paredes for Danilo (89′).

Top player: Kylian Mbappé

Probably the most impressive player in Paris Saint Germain was Kylian Mbappé.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 47 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 12.

Nantes: Formation and Lineups

Nantes started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Antoine Kombouare played with: Alban Lafont (7.1), Sébastien Corchia (6.6), Jean-Charles Castelletto (6.6), Andrei Girotto (6.9), Fábio (6.6), Samuel Moutoussamy (6.5), Pedro Chirivella (7.2), Marcus Coco (6.8), Ludovic Blas (6.8), Randal Kolo Muani (6.8) and Kalifa Coulibaly (7.3).

Substitutes

Nantes made 5 changes: S. Corchia for D. Appiah (43′), Fabio for Q. Merlin (58′), K. Coulibaly for O. Bukari (58′), M. Coco for W. Geubbels (77′) and S. Moutoussamy for W. Cyprien (80′).

Top player: Kalifa Coulibaly

Probably the most impressive player in Nantes was Kalifa Coulibaly.

His rating is (7.3) with 9 passes (55% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 12.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1

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