On Match Day 25 of Ligue 1, Paris Saint Germain defeated Marseille 0:3. K._Mbappe opened the scoring for PSG in the 25th minute, with a powerful shot into the bottom corner of the net. Just 4 minutes later, L._Messi doubled their lead and sealed victory for PSG with another goal from K._Mbappe in the 55th minute. It was a comprehensive victory for Paris Saint Germain that saw them maintain their lead at top of Ligue 1.
Pau López (rating 6.2)
Paris Saint Germain
Gianluigi Donnarumma (rating 7.2)
J. Clauss (E. Bailly, 66)
Paris Saint Germain
D. Pereira (P. Kimpembe, 16)
The match between Marseille and Paris Saint Germain was an intense one. With Marseille having a slight edge in ball possession at 53%, they were able to make 19 shots on target with 6 of them hitting the goal. Nuno Tavares was the most active in terms of the number of shots, while Paris Saint Germain had 11 shots on target with 6 hitting the goal. Kylian Mbappé had the most hits on goal for PSG, making this a very close game.
Valentin Rongier and Marco Verratti were both impressive in their respective matches, showcasing great passing accuracy. Rongier had a pass accuracy of 85% with a total of 68 passes while Verratti had 88% accuracy with 67 passes. Sead Kolašinac and Lionel Messi also made an impact in their games, each making two and three key passes respectively. All four players demonstrated their superior passing skills, making it a difficult match for the opposing teams.
Marseille had the most interceptions this season with 11, led by Jordan Veretout with 4. Paris Saint Germain was not far behind with 9 interceptions, of which Marquinhos had the most at 2. Marseille also had one interception from Nuno Tavares while Paris Saint Germain had four interceptions, two of which were from Nordi Mukiele. This shows how important it is for teams to be able to read the game and make quick decisions in order to stop opponents’ attacks and keep possession.
Valentin Rongier and Marco Verratti have been leading the way in their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Rongier of Marseille has a total of 8 fights, while Verratti of Paris Saint Germain has 11. This shows that both players have been actively involved in their teams’ battles for possession, and they have certainly made an impact on the field.
The last five games (including this match):
- Marseille – LWWLW
- Paris Saint Germain – WWLWW
Top 5 Ligue 1 scorers:
- K. Mbappe (17, Paris Saint Germain)
- Jonathan David (15, Lille)
- Folarin Balogun (15, Reims)
- Terem Moffi (14, Lorient)
- Alexandre Lacazette (14, Lyon)
- Marseille will play with Rennes. March 05 at 19:45 (UTC), on Roazhon Park.
- Paris Saint Germain will play with Nantes. March 04 at 20:00 (UTC), on Parc des Princes.