Paris Saint-Germain snatched all three points from Saint-Étienne in a 3-1 victory on Sunday, at the Stade Geoffroy Guichard. Both ASSE and PSG arrived on the back of wins. ASSE were looking to continue their run after winning their previous two matches against Troyes away and Clermont Foot at home, by 1-0 and 3-2 respectively. PSG were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Nantes and Bordeaux. At the moment, ASSE and PSG currently occupy 19th and 1st spots in the league, with 12 points and 40 points respectively after 15 matches.
ASSE started the game well, with Denis Bouanga finding the net at the 23 minute mark. However, their lead was short lived, as Marquinhos equalised for Les Parisiens just before half-time, which brought Mauricio Pochettino’s squad level at 1-1 at the half time break
PSG continued to apply pressure in the second, thanks to Angel Di Maria finding the net, at 79 minutes. However they weren’t finished yet and Marquinhos made it 3-1 just before the final whistle with a final score of 3-1.
For ASSE, Harold Moukoudi, Zaydou Youssouf, Lucas Gourna-Douath, Lucas Calodat and Jean-Philippe Krasso, came on for Alpha Sissoko, Adil Aouchiche, Ryad Boudebouz, Mahdi Camara and Yvann Macon. PSG brought on Leandro Paredes and Eric Ebimbe, to replace Idrissa Gueye and Neymar.
The referee booked five players. Alpha Sissoko, Ryad Boudebouz and Mahdi Camara from ASSE, who saw yellow cards and Kolo, sent off with a red, as well as for PSG Juan Bernat received yellows.
|Saint-Étienne:||Etienne Green, Alpha Sissoko (Harold Moukoudi, min.46), Kolo, Yvann Macon (Jean-Philippe Krasso, min.87), Mickael Nade, Miguel Trauco, Mahdi Camara (Lucas Calodat, min.87), Adil Aouchiche (Zaydou Youssouf, min.46), Ryad Boudebouz (Lucas Gourna-Douath, min.72), Denis Bouanga and Wahbi Khazri|
|Paris Saint-Germain:||Gianluigi Donnarumma, Achraf Hakimi, Sergio Ramos, Marquinhos, Juan Bernat, Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi, Idrissa Gueye (Leandro Paredes, min.75), Danilo Pereira, Neymar (Eric Ebimbe, min.88) and Kylian Mbappe|
|Stadium:||the Stade Geoffroy Guichard|
|Goals:||Denis Bouanga (1-0, min. 23), Marquinhos (1-1, min. 45), Angel Di Maria (1-2, min. 79) and Marquinhos (1-3, min. 90)|