PSG thrashed Angers without Messi and with two assists from Di María, but did not claim champion

With goals from Kylian Mbappé, Sergio Ramos and Marquinhos, those led by Mauricio Pochettino complied as visitors, but Olympique de Marseille also won their commitment and put the definition of the title in suspense.

The party in Paris will have to wait at least one more week. The thing is PSG thrashed 3-0 to Angers as a visitor, but could not scream champion within the framework of the date 33 of the Ligue 1as Olympic Marseille surpassed by 3-2 a Nantes and maintained the difference in the standings.

The team of Mauricio Pochettino faced this momentous match without the injured Lionel Messi, Marco Verratti, Leandro Paredes and Mauro Icardi -he was ruled out in the warm-up-, neither Neymar, suspended. If with Angel Di Mariaauthor of two assistsin what was his return to the starting eleven, like Sergio Ramos.

The curious thing was that for many minutes the PSG temporarily became the champion of the Ligue 1 because the Marseilles from jorge sampaoli he did not take the lead on his scoreboard until the 75th minute.

The Parisian team, meanwhile, went up on the scoreboard thanks to a powerful left-footed shot from Kylian Mbappe after a great collective play that involved 20 touches. While bouquets Y Marquinhosboth heads, sentenced the match after the assists from Di Maria.

That’s the way it is, PSG sumo 77 points and kept the 15 difference on his immediate pursuer when Five games remain. Of course, the joy this time could be in the Parc des Princes, next Saturday before Lens (it is enough for him to draw).

It is a mathematical question for the triumph of the Marseilles in view of Nantes who took advantage twice (3-2). First in the 26th minute thanks to the Brazilian Andrey Girotto and in minute 41 with the goal of Marcus Coco. In both cases the set of jorge sampaoli responded with as many of Dimitri Payet. It was in 75 when Amine Harit he scored the goal of the Marseillais victory that takes hold in second place and delays the Parisian success.


PSG thrashed Angers 3-0 with goals from Mbappé, Ramos and Marquinhos, but did not claim champion because Olympique de Marseille beat Nantes 3-2. The distance is kept.

Red for PSG! (ST 45min)

The admitted Edouard Michut was expelled after the review of the referee in the VAR.

PSG looks for the fourth against Angers (ST 33 min)

Shot standing under the three sticks at ground level. Idrissa Gueye finished with a right foot from outside the area.

PSG GOAL! (ST 31min)

The Brazilian was nine and headed into the net after a great cross from the left by Ángel Di María.

PSG goal against Angers (3-0), for Ligue 1

PSG goal against Angers (3-0), for Ligue 1

Mbappé subtlety from above (ST 30 min)

The French striker defined from long distance and the ball hit the Angers crossbar.

It would have been a great goal from Georginio Wijnaldum! (ST 29min)


VAR prevented a penalty for Angers (ST 23 min)

Thilo Kehrer went down and took the ball from Mohamed Ali-Cho before he shot and the referee awarded a penalty. All invalidated after the notice of the video arbitration system.

PSG almost scored the third: great save by Anthony Mandrea (ST 20 min)

Kylian Mbappé feinted with his body and took a left-footed shot at the level of the grass that the goalkeeper managed to send to the corner.

Mbappé tried long distance (ST 18 min)

PSG recovered quickly and the French striker wanted to surprise, true to his style. It was a dry shot at the near post.


PSG beats Angers 2-0 away: there were no changes at halftime.


With goals from Kylian Mbappé and Sergio Ramos, PSG beat Angers 2-0 away and caresses the title in Ligue 1.

PSG GOAL! (PT45 + 2min)

Sergio Ramos scored, with a header, the 2-0 against Angers after a penalty corner from the left by Ángel Di María.

PSG goal against Angers (2-0), for Ligue 1


PSG goal against Angers (2-0), for Ligue 1

Angers almost tied it! (PT 36min)

Mohamed Ali-Cho’s threaded right hand went very close to Keylor Navas’s left post.

PSG GOAL! (PT 28min)

Kylian Mbappé scored 1-0 against Angers as a visitor.

PSG goal against Angers (1-0), for Ligue 1


PSG goal against Angers (1-0), for Ligue 1

High header by Marquinhos (PT 26 min)

The Brazilian won high after a corner.

Bad news for Angers: Sofiane Boufal was injured and was taken off on a stretcher (PT 12 min)

The home team’s most dangerous striker felt a puncture and had to be replaced by Casimir Ninga.

Sofiane Boufal had it again for Angers (PT 7 min)

The Moroccan striker rushed to define and his forehand went very cross.

Good header from Thilo Kehrer: PSG almost scored the first (PT 6 min)

The German defender connected, with a header, a corner executed by Ángel Di María from the left. Good reaction from goalkeeper Anthony Mandrea.

Keylor Navas responded to Sofiane Boufal’s surprising shot (PT 5 min)

The one born in Paris, but who represents Morocco took a violent long-distance left-footed shot.

The first approach was for PSG (PT 4 min)

French striker Kylian Mbappé tested Anthony Mandrea.


Angers vs. is already played. PSG, without Lionel Messi but with Ángel Di María and Mauro Icardi.

The formation of PSG vs Angers

Keylor Navas; Achraf HakimiThilo Kehrer, MarquinhosSergio bouquetsJuan Bernat; Daniel PereiraGeorginio WijnaldumAngel Gave Mary; mauro Icardi and Kylian Mbappe. SD: Mauricio Pochettino.

The Angers team against PSG

A. mandrea; AND. Ebossei. I broughtR. Thomas; A. sneakersA. OunahiR. BentalebS. Doumbia; A. FulginiM. Ali Cho and S. boufal. SD: Gerald Baticle.

Why doesn’t Lionel Messi play today against Angers?

La Pulga was ruled out for PSG’s visit to Angers. The star suffered an inflammation in the left Achilles tendon and will be evaluated again on Thursday, to see if he evolved favorably and can be in the game next Saturday.

PSG data vs. Angers

  • Time: 16
  • TV: ESPN2
  • Referee: Johan Hamel
  • Stadium: Raymond-Kopa

When will PSG play again?

  • 04/23 | PSG vs. lens
  • 04/29 | Racing Strasbourg vs. PSG
  • 05/08 | PSG vs. Troyes

How PSG and Angers arrive

The Paris Saint-Germain He comes from winning on the last date against Marseille and will seek to continue on that path. In turn, in the last dates he obtained 3 victories and 1 defeat. On the other hand, the coach will not be able to count on Leandro Paredes, Julian Draxler, Ander Herrera, Abdou Diallo and Lionel Messi.

For its part, Angers is in fourteenth place with 34 points and on the last date drew 1-1 against Nantes. In the four previous days, they triumphed on 1 occasion, 1 finished tied and were defeated on 2 occasions.