Paris Saint-Germain stay answerable for the Ligue 1 title race after Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos earned a 2-0 win away at OGC Good on Saturday. The Argentine was teed up by Nuno Mendes for the primary aim of the sport after 26 minutes earlier than he turned supplier for Ramos 14 minutes from time to maintain Les Parisiens six factors clear.
Earlier than PSG tacked on their second, Dante was unfortunate to be denied an equalizer for Good by way of aim line expertise as Christophe Galtier returned to Allianz Riviera for 3 essential factors.
Preparation for this one was hardly superb with. The French famous person accused the French champions of creating it seem like “Kylian Saint-Germain,” which is prone to write the Parisien press headlines for the subsequent few weeks.
Such was the severity of the previous few days that chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi lower quick his presence at European soccer summit conferences to be in Paris to learn his gamers the riot act. Lens themselves turned up the warmth on the capital membership with a 2-1 residence win over RC Strasbourg Alsace on Friday which lower PSG’s Ligue 1 result in simply three factors forward of their showdown subsequent week.
There’s additionally the way forward for Messi and to a lesser extent Ramos which each look increasingly more prone to lie away from Parc des Princes with every passing week. However the two had been in a position to put that uncertainty behind them, although, to safe an important win towards a Good facet that had been unbeaten in 14 video games below interim boss Didier Digard up till this one.
Franck Haise’s Lens will nonetheless be tough clients at Parc des Princes subsequent week though Messi and Ramos have afforded PSG — particularly Galtier — some much-needed respiration area for not less than just a few days. The large query is whether or not this was a one-off exhibiting or whether or not the severity of Les Parisiens’ determined scenario has lastly informed amongst the gamers.