PARIS – Kylian Mbappe hit 100 Ligue 1 goals for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday with a brace in a 2-0 win over creative club AS Monaco at the Parc des Princes. The victory gave Mauricio Pochettino’s men a temporary 13-point lead over nasty rivals Olympique de Marseille, who are currently second at Le Championnat after a 2-0 away win at RC Strasbourg Alsace.
It took just 12 minutes for Mbappe to open the scoring in the French capital when the home team were awarded a penalty through VAR after a clumsy tackle from Djibril Sidibe. 22-year-old Mbappe has made a cold transition.
At the end of the first half, it was two for PSG as Lionel Messi fed the Frenchman, giving Mbappe time to pick his finish before doing it clinically on a night when his seventh Ballon d’Or The Argentinian player is further commemorated with special gold numbers and inscriptions.
“It’s football,” Mbappe said of him scoring 10 goals in 10 appearances against Monaco. “I had an unbelievable time at Monaco, but the page has turned. I play for PSG, very happy and give everything I have for the club.”
While Mbappe excelled, PSG once again painfully looked at the pedestrians and even the absence of Marco Verratti in the midfield made the home team play more smoothly.
In fact, the Italy international was like no other on the rare occasion when he was picked up by the brilliant Aurelien Tchouameni in the battle for midfield dominance.
In another blow for PSG, Juan Bernat picked up a non-contact injury that could affect his involvement for the rest of 2021 after he has only begun to return to form after a long hiatus. absent due to injury.
The French giants are now feeling comfortable at the Ligue 1 summit and have the Coupe de France to look forward to next week with small side Entente Feignies Aulnoye at Valenciennes FC’s Stade du Hainaut.
The next big test for Pochettino and his players will be Olympique Lyonnais when Championnat returns in early 2022 but Peter Bosz’s men have barely been in impressive form with the Dutchman uncertain. took over when sporting director Juninho Pernambucano left.
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