with difficulty, Paris Saint-Germain beats RB Leipzig

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Paris Saint-Germain beat RB Leipzig on Tuesday, October 19, on the third day of the Champions League (3-2). This victory allows the Parisians to keep the head of group A. Paris keeps one point ahead of Manchester City.

In three assists, including a magnificent one from the Brazilian Marquinhos, PSG opened the scoring in less than ten minutes with a goal from Kylian Mbappé (9th), his first of the season in C1. To build on its great victory against Manchester City (2-0) and consolidate its status as leader of Group A, Paris SG must beat RB Leipzig, while Manchester City had made short work of Bruges at the end of the match. afternoon (5-1). Problem: this Paris was not in a great day despite the victory.

Messi sees double, not Mbappé

Deprived of Neymar (injured) and Angel Di Maria (suspended), the capital club was hot on several occasions in the first period. Finally, the Germans equalize thanks to the Portuguese André Silva who deceives Keylor Navas with a recovery of the flat of the right foot (28th). Just before, Silva touches the right amount of PSG while Navas seems beaten.

If the possession of the ball is Parisian, the Germans try to shoot six times in the first period while the men of Pochettino, who was wary of a team “ energetic », Only frame one ball in four attempts.

In the 41st, the Parisians are on the verge of being sanctioned once again: Christopher Nkunku crosses his shot a little too much. If in the Bundesliga, Leipzig vegetates in eighth place, far from its ambitions to upset Bayern Munich, like last year, when he finished runner-up in Germany, at the Parc des Princes, Jesse Marsch’s men seem far from feverish. Because in the second half, Angeliño deposits a caviar on the foot of Nordi Mukiele who doubles the bet for Leipzig (2-1 / 57th).

In a few minutes, the match changes face thanks to the Parisian individualities to the greatest happiness of the Parc des Princes. Messi, after a loss of ball from Angeliño, equalizes in the 67th minute (2-2) and offers his second goal with the Parisian jersey on the shoulders. Paris can breathe. To take the lead, Mbappé pushes the German defense to the fault and obtains a penalty converted by Messi from a Panenka. The Argentinian offers himself a double (73rd).

In additional time, Mbappé misses the fourth Parisian goal, from the penalty spot, after a foul on Hakimi (90th + 4). The balloon flies over the crossbar. Jostled in intensity, the Parisians had to rely on individualities for lack of a collective service to validate their second success in three meetings.

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