Despite having an all-star team, Paris Saint-Germain remains the best team in Europe by far. The French giants are struggling not only in the Champions League but also against much smaller teams in Ligue 1. They have lost a Ligue 1 match against Rennes and are currently struggling in the ongoing game. with St. Etienne.
PSG’s attacks looked synchronized from the start but after Neymar Jr’s goal was denied by VAR, the Parisians lost momentum. The match heated up when St. Etienne finally took the well-deserved lead through Denis Bouanga after 23 minutes. VAR officials took too long to deliver their verdict and when it finally happened to PSG, the The player was very angry. However, the goal has stood.
St. Etienne looked fine, but things took a turn for the better before the first half whistle blew. Mbappe escapes his marker Timothée Kolodziejczak, and in an attempt to stop him, the defender pulled him by the knee seeing a direct red in the process. St.Etienne is then a man down for the rest of the game.
Watch: Marquinhos scores the equalizer
Things took a turn for the worse for them when PSG scored the equalizer after a fixed moment later. Lionel Messi from the free kick was booked for PSG captain Marquinhos, who had a brilliant header towards goal. It was Lionel Messi’s first of many goals for Paris Saint Germain.
The Parisians are currently top of the table in Ligue 1 and although this scoreline will not affect their title hopes, their struggle against small teams despite possessing a squad. Such excellence is a worrying factor.
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