PSG, Lens and Marseille compete for the leadership of Ligue 1

PSG, Lens and Marseille compete for the leadership of Ligue 1

Paris-Saint-Germain, Lens and Marseille did not experience any problems, on Wednesday August 31, during the 5me Matchday of Ligue 1, and continue to run in the lead, Paris ahead of their rivals on goal difference.

PSG, Lens and OM never leave each other. Paris reacted well after being mistreated by Monaco (1-1) on Sunday at the Parc des Princes. On the way to Toulouse, the Parisians found themselves with a fine defense and a goalkeeper, Maxime Dupé, in a state of grace. But he knew how to count on his magical trio Messi-Neymar-Mbappé to make the difference (3-0).

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Neymar, well launched by his two teammates, found the foul in the first half, raising his total goals scored in Ligue 1 to seven. Kylian Mbappé imitated him after the break, after a magnificent job by Messi, author of two assists, against Juan Bernat worsens the score in discount.

Although we expected a higher rotation, the Parisian coach, Christophe Galtier, made only two changes to his starting eleven (Nordi Mukiele and Danilo’s first terms), despite the proximity of the start of the Champions League, on Tuesday, against the Juventus of Turin. A profitable choice that allows the French champions to record a fourth victory in five games and remain undefeated.

Florien Sotoca’s double for Lens

Lens also started the season on the same basis, despite a less extravagant attack than Paris. Lorient suffered a lot at the Bollaert stadium (5-2), especially with a brace from Florian Sotoca, in the absence of the blood and gold midfielder’s handyman, Seko Fofana, who was injured.

For their part, the Marseillais confirmed, against Clermont (1-0), their current willingness, which validates the choices of the new coach, Igor Tudor. The Croatian was not copiously whistled by the Velodrome this time, but received a mixed reception. If new Olympique de Marseille star Alexis Sánchez failed to score, Dimitri Payet earned his second successive start, proof that the atmosphere between the two men has calmed down.

Lyon beat Auxerre 2-1

Controlled last week in Reims (1-1), OL took advantage of the arrival of promoted Auxerrois at the Groupama Stadium to return to success (2-1), the third of the season. Peter Bosz’s troops are still at the foot of the podium and the Dutch coach, who is still struggling to convince him more than a year after his arrival, is gaining some peace of mind.

The march to West Ham by maestro Lucas Paquetá did not worry, in any case, the Rodaniens, in search of redemption after a previous not very splendid exercise (8me, without European degree). Lyon have even found a new Brazilian hero in Tetê, who scored his fourth league goal, Cameroonian Karl Toko Ekambi, to double Lyon’s lead.

Monaco hard beaten by Troyes

Three days after the draw from Paris (1-1), Monaco showed a completely different face at home and were humiliated by Troyes (4-2). The Stade Louis-II is decidedly not a success in the ASM, Philippe Clement’s players have yet to win a single match on its pitch this season.

To make matters worse, the Belgian coach lost his Chilean central defender, Guillermo Maripan, who was excluded just before the break, in an exit that totally destabilized his players. eliminated on 3me Champions League preliminary round 16me in Ligue 1 with a single victory: Monaco is on the verge of crisis.

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Boosted in Brest on Sunday (7-0), Montpellier did not repeat the same festival attacking at La Mosson against the red lantern Ajaccio (2-0), but endured the clash in a match that could have eluded them.

The two teams, in fact, played the second half ten against ten after the red cards directed at Ajaccien striker Romain Hamouma (37me), for the second time this season, and Hérault goalkeeper Jonas Omlin (45me). Fifth in the standings, Montpellier and its coach, Olivier Dall’Oglio, continue to dispel doubts after months of poor results.

The world with AFP

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