Strasbourg vs PSG 2-1 – All Objectives & Prolonged Highlights – Ligue 1 – 02/12/2017 HD
Objectives: Da Costa 13′, Kylian Mbappe 82′, Bahoken 65′.
French Ligue 1
Strasbourg vs Paris Saint-Germain
four:00pm Saturday 2nd December
Stade de la Meinau
Strasbourg surprised Paris Saint-Germain with a 2-1 win on Saturday, ending their unbeaten run within the course of.
Paris Saint-Germain’s unbeaten season got here to an finish on Saturday as they suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Strasbourg at Stade de la Meinau.
Objectives from Nuno da Costa and Stephane Bahoken gave the house aspect all three factors in opposition to the Ligue 1 giants, who had levelled by means of Kylian Mbappe within the first half.
It’s PSG’s first defeat since a Three-1 loss to Good on April 30, after a run of 25 matches in all competitions, and means their lead on the high will probably be minimize to seven factors if Marseille beat Montpellier on Sunday.
Head coach Unai Emery began with out Edinson Cavani, Marco Verratti or Thiago Silva within the line-up, with a Champions League conflict in opposition to Bayern Munich looming on Tuesday, they usually discovered it tough to get going in opposition to Thierry Laurey’s well-drilled aspect.
It was Nuno who broke the impasse, steering a fantastic header dwelling from an unmarked place within the penalty space, however PSG improved earlier than half-time and levelled due to Mbappe’s fifth league aim of the season.
Javier Pastore hit the put up as PSG regarded for a second however it was Strasbourg who snatched the decisive aim by means of Bahoken, and the house aspect, who went by means of chapter solely six years in the past and had been enjoying within the third tier as just lately as 2016, held on for a well-known victory that lifts them to 14th.
Mbappe was tasked with main the PSG assault, with Cavani solely making the bench, however the former Monaco man failed with an tried chip and a back-heel effort early on.
Nuno confirmed a much more medical contact within the 13th minute, although, powering a header previous Alphonse Areola from contained in the penalty space after Dimitri Lienard’s free-kick from the left picked him out completely unmarked.
PSG had been trying slightly lifeless going ahead, though Angel Di Maria arguably ought to have finished higher when he shot right-footed previous the left-hand put up after a defence-splitting cross from Neymar.
Di Maria not less than hit the goal together with his subsequent likelihood on the finish of a fantastic transfer involving Mbappe and Adrien Rabiot, however the effort lacked energy coming from his weaker foot and Bingourou Kamara saved comfortably.
Nonetheless, 4 minutes earlier than the break, PSG discovered the equaliser. Neymar launched Rabiot into the penalty space down the left and his low cross was steered excessive into the web by Mbappe.
It was Pastore, conserving his place within the beginning line-up from the Troyes win, who practically bagged PSG’s second both aspect of half-time. First, the Argentine hit the within of the put up with a intelligent flip and shot inside the realm, earlier than racing clear solely to seek out the side-netting lower than a minute after the restart.
However 64 minutes within the guests had been shocked as soon as once more. A routine goal-kick was flicked on by Nuno and Bahoken raced in behind the PSG defence earlier than firing excessive previous Areola from simply inside the realm.
Cavani and Verratti got here on as PSG pushed for a leveller however it was Yuri Berchiche who got here closest, his try being blocked from shut vary after a superb Neymar run, with Strasbourg dealt a blow when keeper Kamara was pressured off after some prolonged therapy.
The damage led to 9 minutes of stoppage time however PSG’s stress within the dying minutes yielded nothing higher than Presnel Kimpembe’s wild slice over the crossbar from six yards after a fantastic save from substitute keeper Alexandre Oukidja, as Emery’s aspect suffered their first defeat of 2017-18 and gave one thing of a lift to their closest rivals within the title race.
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