After the exhibition at the Camp Nou in the Champions League against Barcelona, the Paris Saint Germain was clearly outmatched in the Parc des Princes by the AS Monaco (0-2), on the twenty-sixth day of the League 1. After the match, the Principality team used their social networks to remember that they also won the first leg and took the opportunity to annoy the Catalans by offering them help for the return match on March 10.
The set of Mauricio Pochettino it prolonged the hangover of European success and offered a gray version in the domestic tournament. Kylian Mbappe went unnoticed. PSG was exposed by a rising opponent and added their sixth league defeat.
Al Paris Saint Germain, unable to react to the goals scored by Sofiane Diop and Chilean Guillermo Maripán, Ligue 1 is complicated. He is third in the table, four points behind Lille, the leader, one from Lyon, second and threatened by Monaco , fourth that is now only two of the set of Pochettino.
“We beat PSG in the first leg and in the second leg! Barcelona, if you need advice send us a DM ”, published AS Monaco on Twitter.
The Argentine coach started an eleven formed by Navas, Alessandro Florenzi, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe, Layvin Kurzawa; Idrissa Gueye, Leandro Paredes, Ander Herrera; Moise Kean, Kylian Mbappe and Mauro Icardi. Later he turned to Rafinha and Marco Verrati and withdrew Gueye and Herrara. Later, in the final stage, he put Julian Draxler and Danilo on the grass. Nothing worked.
The shock was ugly for the champion at six minutes, in a great action combined by the visitors that ended with a ball sent from the left to the right where Ruben Aguilar was who centered with his head to the small area where Sofiane Diop was, who with a head butt he beat Keylor Navas.
He was unable after overcoming the defense of Niko Kovac’s team, Paris Saint Germain, who disarmed when he conceded the second, at the beginning of the second half, when Chilean Guillermo Maripán took advantage of the defensive passivity of Ander Herrera and Marquinhos to execute a low shot that surpassed Navas.
PSG, with Ángel Di María and Neymar in the stands, bottled Monaco but did not put goalkeeper Benjamin Lecomte in trouble either. The local team crashed again and again before its rival. He was powerless, without solutions, without feeling that he could make amends for the situation.
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