Paris Saint-Germain 2-3 Nice (16 Sep, 2023) Game Analysis – ESPN-ZoomTech News

Nice ahead Terem Moffi scored two targets and earned an help to assist his facet to a 3-2 win at Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 on Friday, condemning the hosts to their first defeat of the season.

PSG, who on Tuesday host Borussia Dortmund within the Champions League, may have provisionally topped the standings with a win however slipped down to 3rd on eight factors.

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They’re one level behind second-placed Nice, nonetheless unbeaten within the 2023-24 marketing campaign, and two factors off leaders AS Monaco, who journey to Lorient on Sunday.

“Good have been a really tough group, with a really engaging sport plan,” coach Luis Enrique mentioned.

“Bodily, I believe they have been superior to us after which they have been superb in all counterattack conditions.”

PSG have been in management within the first half and Ousmane Dembélé struck early in the direction of the highest far nook solely to be denied by Good keeper Marcin Bulka, seconds after Kylian Mbappé was blocked contained in the field.

However the sport noticed a fast turnaround when Moffi put Good in entrance within the twenty first minute, netting low contained in the close to publish.

The guests’ pleasure lasted slightly below 10 minutes, although, and Bulka may solely claw on the ball when Mbappe smashed it in from the sting of the field to attract PSG degree simply earlier than the half-hour mark.

Kylian Mbappe’s two targets weren’t sufficient as Paris Saint-Germain misplaced to Good.

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The Parisians regained the momentum and will have earned the lead earlier than half-time when Dembele despatched a go throughout the face of the purpose however Mbappe was late to bundle it into the online with a sliding sort out.

As an alternative, ahead Gaëtan Laborde restored the lead for Good after the break from shut vary, capitalising on a superb ball management and a go from tight angle by Moffi.

Gianluigi Donnarumma saved the hosts from conceding a fast third when Sofiane Diop took an opportunity from shut vary, however the PSG keeper was powerless when Moffi tricked the PSG protection to make it 3-1 with a low shot within the 68th minute.

Mbappe restored PSG’s hopes when he received on the scoresheet once more three minutes from time with a shot that bounced off the bottom earlier than making it contained in the far publish.

The hosts stormed Good’s field in stoppage time however lacked time and precision to rescue a draw.

“It was an awesome Good group in entrance of us,” substitute Randal Kolo Muani mentioned. “They managed to maintain calm, play their soccer after which rating targets.”

PSG didn’t lose any of their earlier 13 dwelling matches in opposition to Good in all competitions.

Good, in the meantime, are considered one of 4 groups nonetheless unbeaten within the top-flight this season, together with Rennes, Marseille and Monaco.

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