PSG vs Nantes results: Messi scores the first goal in Ligue 1, saving PSG 10 people

Lionel Messi finally scored his first Ligue 1 goal for Paris Saint-Germain as the league leaders clinched another win, 3-1 over visitors Nantes, to extend the lead to 12 points above charts. But Messi & Co did it the hard way.

A miss from Messi and a late save from the Argentina star gave the PSG 10-man team the lead after Nantes equalized in the second half following a red card to the PSG keeper.

After a strong first half, aided by sensitive performances from the star attacking trio, PSG entered the break with a 1-0 lead thanks to Kylian Mbappe’s goal in the second minute. Then, PSG left the springboard in the second half. Nantes changed formation, sent reinforcements in attack and then PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas was sent off for fouling an opponent player for denying a clear scoring opportunity.

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Nantes eventually equalized after a great effort from Kolo Muani on his heel and it looked like a 10-man PSG would carry on for the rest of the game. But Messi and Mbappe worked together to create havoc in Nantes’ backline. First, it was a Messi shot that was blocked for an own goal to give PSG the lead, and then Messi put a dot on the cake with three minutes remaining for his first Ligue 1 goal (video below). ).

Final score PSG vs. Nantes

1HOUR 2 family Final
PSG first 2 3
Nantes 0 first first

Goal:
PSG – Kylian Mbappe (Leandro Paredes) – 2nd minute.
NAN – Kolo Muani – 76th minute
PSG – Dennis Appiah (own goal) – 81st minute.
PSG – Lionel Messi – 87th minute.

(All Eastern Ages)

Final: PSG 3, Nantes 1

87th minute: Messi scores! He got his first goal for PSG. Mbappe passed him from the right and Messi dribbled the ball in defense and shot Lafont in the net. Spectacular ending. This game is over.

81st minute: PSG find the goal! It was an own goal from Messi’s shot that was deflected by Dennis Appiah in front of his keeper.

76th minute.: Goal Nantes! Kolo Muani headed home and PSG goalkeeper Sergio Rico made an early save, and then Muani kept up with a side heel and Rico couldn’t stop. We are close to finishing some spots in Parc des Princes.

74th minute: SUB – Gini Wijnaldum comes on for Marco Verratti, who sits on the yellow jersey. 10 people PSG need someone who can cover.

70th minute: Reflex saved by Sergio Rico! The ball went off the post of PSG teammates, Diallo and Rico had to successfully block. What was once a comfortable match for PSG will now be the final 20-minute battle.

68th minute: SUB – PSG’s backup goalkeeper Sergio Rico came on and Neymar was the player who died.

65th minute: Red card! Everything is so exciting in Paris. Keylor Navas was sent off the box and knocked out Ludovic Blas. It was a questionable decision by Navas, who chose to play risky.

58th minute: SUBS – Nantes will do this one run. Osman Bukari and Quentin Merlin replace Fabio and Coulibaly. Upcoming roster changes.

54th minute.: Nantes nearly equalized with two chances. PSG has no more springboard. On the first, a cross went wide of Coulibaly’s goal, and then Coulibaly’s shot was saved by defender Thilo Kehrer on the second.

46th minute: The second half is underway.

Half 1: PSG 1, Nantes 0

Half time: Nantes’ 22-year-old goalkeeper Alban Lafont is the only reason why the visitors are still in this match. The attacking trident Neymar-Mbappe-Messi is moving and combining well, and Nantes simply cannot stay with them. On the other side, PSG have easily handled everything Nantes throws in his way and the Canaries have only two shots so far. This seems to be the best scenario for Messi to finally get his first Ligue 1 goal in the second half. But with a Champions League tie in midweek, manager Mauricio Pochettino may decide to give his stars a break if they can get the game out of reach.

42nd minute: SUB – Dennis Appiah comes on for Nantes for the injured Sebastien Corchia.

38th minute: No mercy from PSG, and Lafont had to make another save to Messi. And after the game went round, there were protests about a penalty for Neymar. Good no call of the referee.

30th minute: Minute 30, PSG fans celebrate their 30th birthday:

29th minute: And now it’s Neymar’s turn to be rejected by Lafont. PSG are dominating. And it always goes down the left channel. It’s a copy of Messi’s chance earlier. Nantes looked scared.

22nd minute: The PSG forward trio were clicking and it was another Lafont save. This time it was Messi who found Mbappe in the box. Good moves of the star players.

20th minute: Before taking the next corner, Mbappe must be taken care of. He gets a stomp in the play and one of his pads comes off. He had to change his shoes on the sidelines.

18th minute: What an opportunity for Messi! Neymar found him in the box, but Messi’s shot was saved by Nantes goalkeeper Alban Lafont. It’s basically one-on-one. Messi is still looking for his first Ligue 1 goal.

16th minute: Nantes’ first real threat with a Marcus Coco shot from outside the box flew high over goal. The away team has not really threatened PSG’s makeshift backline.

10th minute: PSG are targeting the attacking left wing (Nante’s right). That’s also where Neymar started scoring.

8th minute: We finally get to see a replay of the goal on the match broadcast and Lionel Messi is offside, not Mbappe. The French player’s seventh goal of the year was a goal.

Second minute: The target is PSG! A long shot from Leandro Paredes was saved by Mbappe on the way to goal. At first it looked like Mbappe was offside, but the goal stood.

First minute: We go. We’ll see how the internationals look after the break.

10:55 a.m. ET: Tifo on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of PSG’s Virage Auteuil supporters section:

10:24 a.m. ET: A look at the Pregame warmups from the Parc des Princes.

PSG vs. Nantes

The good news for Paris Saint-Germain fans is that their star trio are starting to top, and Marco Verratti and Leandro Paredes will return to midfield.

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But starting centre-backs like Presnel Kimpembe or Marquinhos are absent. Abdou Diallo and Thilo Kehrer will be on the field. Julian Draxler and goalkeeper Gigi Donnarumma were also not included in the matchday squad.

PSG starting lineup (4-3-3, left to right): 1-Keylor Navas-GK – 14-Juan Bernat, 22-Abdou Diallo, 24-Thilo Kehrer, 2-Achraf Hakimi – 6-Marco Verratti, 27-Idrissa Gueye, 8-Leandro Paredes – 10-Neymar Jr., 7- Kylian Mbappe, 30-Lionel Messi

PSG reserve team (9): 16-Sergio Rico-GK, 17-Colin Dagba, 25-Nuno Mendes, 28-Eric Junior Dina Ebimbe, 15-Danilo, 18-Georginio Wijnaldum, 21-Ander Herrera, 11-Angel Di Maria, 9-Mauro Icardi

It will be interesting to see how Nantes’ squad face off against PSG. The canaries will be without the suspended midfielder Nicolas Gallois, but they will still dream of a nasty win at the Parc des Princes for a second straight season.

Nantes starting lineup (4-2-2-2, left to right): 1-Alban Lafont-GK – 24-Sebastien Corchia, 3-Andrei Girotto, 21-Jean-Charles Castelletto, 2-Fabio – 5-Pedro Chirivella, 18-Samuel Moutoussamy – 11-Marcus Coco, 10-Ludovic Blas – 23- Randal Kolo Muani, 7-Kalifa Coulibaly

Sub Nantes (9): 30-Denis Petric-GK, 12-Dennis Appiah, 33-Yannis M’Bemba, 14-Charles Traore, 8-Wylan Cyprien, 31-Gor Manvelyan, 19-William Geubbels, 26-Osman Bukari, 29-Quentin Merlin

How to watch PSG vs. Nantes

  • Day: Saturday, November 20
  • Time: 11 a.m. ET
  • TV Channels: beIN Sports, beIN Sports en Espanol
  • Streaming online: fuboTV, beIN Sports Connect

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The match will be conducted by the Ligue 1 copyright holder beIN Sports in both English and Spanish. Both of those beIN Channels are available for live streaming via fuboTV , give new users a free 7 day trial .

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