Bordeaux were all prepared to take on PSG at their home turf for their scheduled Ligue 1 encounter and it didn’t end in the way they would’ve wanted it to. Paris Saint Germain were on song and seemed unstoppable with them gaining possession after every other attempt.
Neymar Jr’s first half brace and Kylian Mbappé’s briskly time shot made it a complete bonanza for PSG as the scoreline read 3-0. However, Alberth Elis pulled one back in and later M’Baye Niang scored himself and suddenly a sweet 3-0 win turned out to be a 3-2 win as they ended the match. However, three points went to Paris Saint Germain, keeping them at the top of the table.
After a fierce performance by PSG, here are the player ratings for the encounter :-
Benoît Costil (GK) (6.1/10) : Costil didn’t have the best games of all as he was outfoxed on numerous occasions by the Paris Saint Germain players who put three goals past him, disrupting his home game and clean sheet hopes.
Timothée Pembélé (6.3/10) : Just the 45 minutes of gameplay for Timothée Pembélé. Even in that short stint, he had two attempts at goal. One being off target and one, despite being on target, couldn’t be converted.
Enock Kwateng (5.9/10) : Not only did he lose ground duels he challenged but he also was outfoxed as the PSG players dribbled past him in their attempts at goals and he had no answers to it what-so-ever.
Laurent Koscielny (6.8/10) : The captain did a decent job at defending and also had an 86% passing accuracy which helped him gain confidence in winning crucial interceptions.
Stian Rode Gregersen (6.2/10) : An average overall performance by Stian Rode Gregersen as he barely made an impact apart from marginally contributing in the team’s defence. He also made some good passes but didn’t impact in an effective way.
Ricardo Mangas (6.3/10) : Ricardo was one of the most uninvolved players of this match. Statistically, he did a fine job at defending but he wasn’t making any impactful actions for helping his side.
Jean Onana (7.1/10) : Onana was pretty good with sending the long ball in and pretty accurate at that. He seemed to be really quick with his feet which helped him win interceptions and tackle battles successfully.
Otávio Henrique Santos (6.6/10) : Otávio had made a brilliant run and tried making the most out of opportunities but he failed to convert as one of his attempts were blocked out in the defence.
Yacine Adli (7.7/10) : Adli made a brilliant cross through to Alberth Elis who then finished exquisitely to help pull one goal back for Bordeaux and that was something that the home crowd definitely appreciated.
Javairô Dilrosun (6.6/10) : Apart from having done really well with ground duels, he had two of his crucial goal scoring shots blocked in the defence which could’ve been a good chance for his team.
Alberth Elis (7.8/10) : Elis recieved a wonderful cross by Yacine Adli and finished at the first time of asking to pull one back in for Bordeaux and give something to the fans to cheer about.
Gideon Mensah (6.5/10) : A pretty decent job done in the defence by Mensah. He also had a pretty good passing skill and he was smooth at winning tackle battles.
Remi Oudin (N/A)
Jimmy Briand (N/A)
M’Baye Niang (7.3/10) : M’Baye Niang pulled a brilliant goal in the added time to hurt PSG’s clean sheet win and gave a lot to their fans to cheer about.
Keylor Navas (GK) (7.4/10) : Navas had a pretty good game and he made some excellent saves to keep his clean sheet intact only to later concede two goals and lose his clean sheet.
Achraf Hakimi (6.3/10) : Another average performance by the talented young player. He did a decent job at defending but failed to provide an impactful performance yet again.
Thilo Kehrer (7.3/10) : Thilo made as many as nine valuable clearences and seemed to be excellent with ground and aerial duels. He also managed to pull off a passing accuracy of 91%.
Marquinhos (7/10) : The captain led from the front and set a brilliant example for his teammates as he did a commendable job in the defence to keep the ball steer clear of the goal and keep the scoreline in his team’s favour.
Juan Bernat (7/10) : Bernat was really quick with his feet that helped him win several tackles and ground duels which helped him earn possession for his side on Multiple occasions.
Éric Junior Dina Ebimbe (7/10) : Éric Junior had a brilliant passing accuracy of 95% and quite accurately kept sending the long balls in.
Ander Herrera (7/10) : Herrera was brilliant on the field as one of his key passes lead to Wijnaldum assisting Mbappé to complete a brilliant goal. He also did a fine job at making several good and accurate passes that helped keep the ball moving for his side.
Julian Draxler (6.7/10) : A pretty average game for Draxler as he did a good job by sticking together with the team but he made no impactful attempts in his team’s progress throughout the match.
Georginio Wijnaldum (6.7/10) : Wijnaldum made a brilliant assist, a rather unselfish one to Mbappé that helped his side tripple the lead. He himself had a shy at goal but was off target on attempt.
Neymar Jr (9.2/10) : Mbappé sprayed a lovely cross to Neymar whose first touch plucked the ball out of the air brilliantly. He then cut inside and fired his shot to the near post that beat Costil quite easily. With that, PSG lead 1-0 by the 26th minute. Yet again, Neymar received a brilliant assist from Mbappé to complete his brace and double PSG’s lead before first half.
Kylian Mbappé (8.3/10) : Mbappé made two brilliant assists in the first half to his best teammate, Neymar to help him complete his brace. He later is rewarded for his hardwork as he received an unselfish pass by Wijnaldum that he slotted home comfortably to triple the lead for PSG.
Nuno Mendes (N/A)
Danilo Pereira (N/A)
Idrissa Gueye (N/A)