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Ligue 1: Paris Saint Germain recovers a 0-1 deficit to conquer Lille 2-1

PARIS. Paris Saint Germain managed to turn the table against Lille to win 2-1.

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PARIS. Paris Saint Germain managed to turn the table against Lille to win 2-1. It was Lille to strike first with a goal of J. David at the 31′. Then it was a goal in the 74′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, A. Di Maria gave the win to Paris Saint Germain in the 88′ minute with a goal. Paris Saint Germain took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).

The match was held at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris on Friday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Amaury Delerue who was helped by Alexandre Viala and Julien Aube. The 4th official was Bartolomeu Varela. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.1 degrees Celsius or 53.8 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 96%.​

Match Statistics

Paris Saint Germain was in firm control of the ball 60% while Lille was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Paris Saint Germain was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Paris Saint Germain won the encounter.

Paris Saint Germain shot 17 times, 6 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Lille shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.


Paris Saint Germain received 1 yellow card (Neymar). On the other side, Lille received 5 yellow cards (R. Mandava, B. Yilmaz, R. Sanches, Z. Celik and I. Grbic).

After playing this match, Paris Saint Germain will have 31 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Lille will stay with 15 points like Lorient to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 7'

    R. Mandava

  • 31'

    J. David

    B. Yilmaz

  • 36'

    B. Yilmaz

  • 46'

    M. Icardi

    L. Messi

  • 59'

    R. Sanches

  • 63'

    Z. Celik

  • 65'

    C. Dagba

    T. Kehrer

  • 65'

    N. Mendes

    J. Bernat

  • 74'


    A. Di Maria

  • 75'

    A. Onana

    B. Yilmaz

  • 80'

    T. Weah

    J. Ikone

  • 85'

    J. Draxler

    G. Wijnaldum

  • 85'

    I. Grbic

  • 86'


  • 88'

    A. Di Maria


  • 90'

    Y. Yazici

    J. Bamba

  • 90'

    A. Herrera

    A. Di Maria

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Paris Saint Germain will host Nantes on the 20th of November with a 18-2 head to head in favor of Paris Saint Germain (2 draws).

Lille will play away with Monaco on the 19th of November with a 11-9 head to head in favor of Monaco (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: Gianluigi Donnarumma (6.8), Thilo Kehrer (6.4), Marquinhos (8.0), Presnel Kimpembe (6.5), Juan Bernat (6.7), Georginio Wijnaldum (6.9), Danilo Pereira (7.4), Idrissa Gueye (7.3), Ángel Di María (7.5), Lionel Messi (6.6) and Neymar (7.4).


Paris Saint Germain made 5 changes: L. Messi for M. Icardi (46′), T. Kehrer for C. Dagba (65′), J. Bernat for N. Mendes (65′), G. Wijnaldum for J. Draxler (85′) and A. Di Maria for A. Herrera (90′).

Top player: Marquinhos

The player who no doubt impressed Paris Saint Germain the most was Marquinhos.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 71 passes (95% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5.

Lille: Formation and Lineups

Lille started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Jocelyn Gourvennec played with: Ivo Grbić (7.1), Zeki Çelik (7.0), José Fonte (7.1), Tiago Djaló (6.6), Reinildo Isnard Mandava (7.0), Jonathan Ikoné (7.0), Xeka (7.0), Renato Sanches (7.8), Jonathan Bamba (6.4), Jonathan David (7.5) and Burak Yılmaz (6.9).

Lille could not rely on the presence of Y. Yazici (injured).


Lille made 3 changes: B. Yilmaz for A. Onana (75′), J. Ikone for T. Weah (80′) and J. Bamba for Y. Yazici (90′).

Top player: Renato Sanches

The player who no doubt impressed Lille the most was Renato Sanches.

His rating is (7.8) with 56 passes (89% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.

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