Champions League 2022: Paris Saint-Germain resumed their quest for a record-tying 10th French championship. It’s when Neymar and Kylian Mbappe scores goals. On Sunday, they won a 2-1 home victory against bitter rivals Marseille. Duje Caleta Car canceled out Neymar’s early goal for PSG. It was just a matter of time until Mbappe’s penalty clinched the victory and placed PSG on 74 points. They currently have a two-goal advantage against Marseille. Also, had a late equalizer overturned, and with six games remaining, they might have declared winners next weekend by a margin of 15 points. Jorge Sampaoli’s team leads third-placed Stade Rennais by three points. And it’s a fight for second place between the two squads. Also, it is a straight qualifier for the group stage of the Champions League.
PSG got out to a strong start, and Mauricio Pochettino’s players were up and running in no time. And to take the lead in front of an almost overwhelming crowd. Since this team’s traditionally noisy Ultras or hardcore fans. They expressed their dissatisfaction once more, after being knocked out of the Champions League last month.
Champions League 2022: Marquinhos captain said.
“I wasn’t anticipating this type of atmosphere; you have to put everything aside for a classic.”
He also said, “This was not the time; we understand their reasons, but today was a day to set your pride aside.”
After 12 minutes, Neymar put them ahead. And when he latches onto a Marco Verratti cross from the penalty spot. He lobbed goalkeeper Pau Lopez. In 31 minutes, Marseille remained level and compact. Caleta Car also scored from a crowded goalmouth after Gianluigi Donnarumma missed the ball from a corner. read also.
Champions League 2022: PSG applied constant pressure but was often caught offside, denying Lionel Messi a goal. On the stroke of halftime, they had rewarded for their dominance. Also, after a VAR review revealed that the ball had struck Valentin Rongier’s elbow on the edge of the box, they have given a penalty. After the break, tempers flared, and Neymar screamed passionately. Upon receiving a yellow card for a foul on Matteo Guendouzi, he needed to calm off for a few minutes. PSG had another penalty kick in the 75th minute. After Messi set him up, Mbappe was caught offside. Lastly, five minutes until full-time, Marseille celebrated what they thought was an equalizer. Only for William Saliba’s goal to had disallowed due to another offside.
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