Lionel Messi assists Kylian Mbappe with two powerful shoots in PSG vs Saint Etienne Ligue 1 match. On Sunday, Paris Saint Germain register their wonderful 3-1 win against Saint Etienne at Parc des Princes. The story of the match could have been different as Denis Bouanga scored a goal against PSG in the 16th minute to give his team a crucial lead early in the game. However, Lionel Messi assist striker Kylian Mbappe in scoring both the times before and after half-time.
Both assists were shared on PSG's Instagram account. The first was a spectacular through pass that only Messi could have predicted, as Mbappe accepted the playmaker's delivery and delivered a powerful strike that beat the keeper.
The second assist restored Messi to his former self, something he was seen doing frequently at Barcelona. The magician dribbled the ball through a swarm of naive Saint Etienne opponents on the outside of the penalty box and sent down a simple yet cunning through the pass, which Mbappe again pounced on.
PSG grabbed control of the game in the second half when Mbappe scored in the 42nd and 47th minutes.
Danilo Pereira also scored within 5 minutes of Mbappe's second goal, giving the home team a two-goal lead.
The end-game statistics demonstrated the dominant dominance of PSG's style of play, with 63% ball possession and 615 completed passes.
OGC Nice will face Paris Saint-Germain on March 6, 2022, at 1:30 a.m IST at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France. The game is part of the Ligue 1 season.
This season, OGC Nice faced Paris Saint-Germain in one match. OGC Nice is now ranked third, while Paris Saint-Germain is ranked first.
The 2021–22 Ligue 1 season is a French association football event within Ligue 1. It is also named Ligue 1 Uber Eats for commercial reasons. It is the 84th season since its inception. It began on August 6, 2021, and will end on May 21, 2022. The league schedule was released on June 25, 2021. The reigning champions are Lille. The Ligue 1 season 2021–22 will include some twenty clubs.