Paris Saint Germain and Lorient met in a closely contested match for the opening game of Ligue 1. Both teams were eager to start the season off with a win, but neither side could find the goal they needed. The match ended in a 0-0 draw, with both teams feeling frustrated at not taking all three points. The result leaves PSG as one of just four unbeaten sides in the league after Match Day 1, and sets up an exciting season ahead.
Paris Saint Germain
Gianluigi Donnarumma (6.7)
Achraf Hakimi Mouh (8.2)
Danilo Luís Hélio Pereira (7.6)
Milan Škriniar (7.3)
Lucas François Bernard Hernández (7.9)
Warren Zaïre-Emery (7.3)
Manuel Ugarte Ribeiro (7.9)
Vítor Machado Ferreira (7.5)
Kang-In Lee (7.5)
Gonçalo Matias Ramos (7.5)
Marco Asensio Willemsen (7.2)
Yvon Landry Mvogo Nganoma (7.5)
Gédéon Kalulu Kyatengwa (6.3)
Abdoul Bamo Meité (7.3)
Julien Laporte (7.2)
Montassar Omar Talbi (7.2)
Vincent Le Goff (6.9)
Romain Faivre (6.9)
Laurent Abergel (7.9)
Jean-Victor Makengo (6.5)
Théo Le Bris (6.9)
Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacké Dieng (6.6)
Paris Saint Germain
Fabián Ruiz Peña (Vítor Machado Ferreira, 68)
Carlos Soler Barragán (Marco Asensio Willemsen, 69)
Hugo Ekitike (Kang-In Lee, 82)
Marcos Aoás Corrêa (Lucas François Bernard Hernández, 82)
Ibrahima Koné (Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacké Dieng, 59)
Julien Ponceau (Jean-Victor Makengo, 59)
Darlin Zidane Yongwa Ngameni (Vincent Le Goff, 79)
The match between Paris Saint Germain and Lorient was a one-sided affair, with PSG dominating the ball possession with 77%. They made 18 shots on target, of which 4 were on goal. Gonçalo Matias Ramos was the most active in terms of number of shots. On the other hand, Lorient made only 4 shots on target and none on goal. Romain Faivre was the best in terms of hitting the goal for Lorient. In the end, it was no surprise that PSG dominated this match from start to finish.
3 tackles per game.
Paris Saint Germain midfielder Danilo Luís Hélio Pereira had an impressive performance with a pass accuracy of 96% from 153 total passes. His teammate Achraf Hakimi Mouh also had a noteworthy contribution with 5 key passes. From Lorient, Gédéon Kalulu Kyatengwa had a pass accuracy of 71% from 35 total passes, and Laurent Abergel averaged 1.3 tackles per game. All in all, the players involved put forth strong performances that made an impact on their teams’ success.
Paris Saint Germain and Lorient have been fierce competitors this season, and their defensive performances have been particularly impressive. Achraf Hakimi Mouh has led the way for Paris Saint Germain with 4 interceptions while Laurent Abergel has had the most for Lorient with 7. Warren Zaïre-Emery also chipped in for Paris Saint Germain with 1 interception, while Abdoul Bamo Meité has 2 interceptions to his name for Lorient. Both teams have put on a strong defensive display this season, making it difficult for opposition teams to penetrate their defences.
The data shows that Lucas François Bernard Hernández of Paris Saint Germain and Romain Faivre of Lorient are the leaders in their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Lucas François Bernard Hernández has won 8 fights while Romain Faivre has won 6. This speaks of their competitive spirit and determination to make a difference for their teams on the field. It is an impressive display of skill, strength, and stamina that has put them in the top spots as the leaders in these two teams.
The last five games (including this match):
- Paris Saint Germain – D
- Lorient – D
Top 5 Ligue 1 scorers:
- Azzedine Ounahi (1, Marseille)
- Bafodé Diakité (1, Lille)
- Gaëtan Laborde (1, Nice)
- Junya Ito (1, Reims)
- Vítor Manuel Carvalho Oliveira (1, Marseille)
- Paris Saint Germain will play with Toulouse. August 19 at 19:00 (UTC), on Stadium de Toulouse.
- Lorient will play with Nice. August 20 at 13:00 (UTC), on Stade Yves Allainmat – Le Moustoir.