Paris Saint-Germain have thrashed Lorient, scoring five goals at home, the Parc des Princes. In this match, Messi, Neymar, and Mbappe all have scored for the first time in a single game. In addition, Kylian Mbappe has been involved in five goals for the first time in his career, having scored two goals and assisted three. Brazil international Neymar has also scored two, while Lionel Messi netted one goal for PSG. With this massive victory, Paris Saint-Germain has gone 12 points clear now on the point table. After 30 matches, they are standing on the top of the table with 68 points.
Last night, PSG welcomed Lorient at the Parc des Princes to play the 30th league game. Mauricio Pochettino, the manager of PSG, deployed a strong lineup against the opponent team. He set up the formation of 4-4-2 for PSG. In the front, he used Kylian Mbappe with Lionel Messi. On the other hand, the manager deployed Neymar in the midfield. However, Lorient’s manager also played his team in a 4-4-2 formation.
As the home team, Paris Saint-Germain played very aggressive football from the start of the match. They had more possession on the ball than Lorient. The home team couldn’t have to wait long to take the lead. They scored the first goal in the 12th minute as Neymar Jr. found the net for PSG. The home team created more pressure on the opponent after scoring the first goal. As a result, PSG doubled their lead in the 28th minute. This time Kylian Mbappe, who assisted on the first goal, scored the second. However, both teams couldn’t score more in the remaining minutes of the first half.
Returning from the break, the visitors made the match exciting as they netted the ball in the 56th minute. It seemed they could equalize with the home team. But Kylian Mbappe didn’t let it happen. He netted his second and the team’s third goal in the 67th minute. Six minutes later, Lionel Messi joined the party. He found the net in the 73rd minute as Kylian Mbappe assisted on that goal. However, Neymar hit the visitors at the very last moment. He scored his second goal of the match in the 90th minute. As a result, Paris Saint-Germain won the match with a 5-1 margin at Parc des Princes.