MONTPELLIER. Paris Saint Germain beats Montpellier 4-0 after a incredible match. L. Messi (6′), L. Messi (20′), A. Di Maria (26′) and K. Mbappe (58′ pen). Paris Saint Germain was vastly superior ball possession (70%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Stade de la Mosson stadium in Montpellier on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Jeremy Stinat who was helped by Christophe Mouysset and Mathieu Grosbost. The 4th official was William Toulliou. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 19.2 degrees Celsius or 66.63 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.
Paris Saint Germain was in firm control of the ball 70% while Montpellier was struggling with a 30% ball possession.
Paris Saint Germain was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Paris Saint Germain won the match.
Montpellier shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Paris Saint Germain shot 13 times, 10 on target, 3 off target.
Montpellier received 2 yellow cards (A. Souquet and J. Ferri). On the other side, Paris Saint Germain received 4 yellow cards (A. Herrera, X. Simons, K. Mbappe and Marquinhos).
After this match, Montpellier will stay with 43 points like Reims to stay in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain will have 80 points to stay in the 1st place.
A. Di Maria
K. Mbappe (Penalty)
A. Di Maria
Paris Saint Germain will host Metz on the 21st of May with a 12-1 head to head statistic in favor of Paris Saint Germain (1 draw).
Montpellier: Formation and Lineups
Montpellier started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).
The manager Olivier Dall’Oglio chose to play with the following team: Dimitry Bertaud , Arnaud Souquet , Thuler , Nicolas Cozza , Maxime Estève , Mihailo Ristić , Florent Mollet , Jordan Ferri , Joris Chotard , Sacha Delaye and Stephy Mavididi .
Montpellier made 5 changes: S. Mavididi for V. Germain (53′), Thuler for N. Gioacchini (53′), S. Delaye for A. Oyongo (73′), A. Souquet for J. Sambia (76′) and F. Mollet for L. Leroy (77′).
Top player: Nicolas Cozza
The player who no doubt impressed Montpellier the most was Nicolas Cozza.
His rating iswith 28 passes (96% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 7.
Paris Saint Germain: Formation and Lineups
Paris Saint Germain started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero played with: Gianluigi Donnarumma , Thilo Kehrer , Marquinhos , Sergio Ramos , Juan Bernat , Ander Herrera , Georginio Wijnaldum , Marco Verratti , Ángel Di María , Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé .
Paris Saint Germain made 5 changes: A. Herrera for E. Michut (68′), G. Wijnaldum for X. Simons (69′), T. Kehrer for A. Hakimi (84′), J. Bernat for N. Mendes (85′) and A. Di Maria for D. Gassama (89′).
Top player: Lionel Messi
The player who no doubt impressed Paris Saint Germain the most was Lionel Messi.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 69 passes (91% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1