PSG won a third consecutive match to ease the pressure on Christophe Galtier. The record 11th French championship and the ninth since Qatari tookover in 2011 is now assured.
Despite a lackluster performance, Paris Holy Person Germain beat base club Irritates 2-1 to make one more step towards winning the Ligue 1 championship.
Mbappe’s 22nd goal of the season was scored in the ninth-minute. He added another before the half hour mark. Mbappe is now the leading scorer in France’s top division.
PSG could have won after Anger’s late Sada Thioub goal. Who were heading for relegation but they slowed up in the second and missed a great opportunity.
PSG is 11 points ahead of the rest of the field with six games left. Marseille, PSG’s closest rival, can close the gap on Sunday when they travel to Lyon.
Capital club wins third consecutive match to ease pressure on Christophe Galtier. The capital club is now assured of a record 11th French championship and the ninth since Qatari tookover in 2011.
Galtier, however, was not happy with his team after they failed capitalize on their strong start. They scored all their goals before halftime in their 3-1 win over Lens last weekend.
“We didn’t play with any rhythm, and we didn’t try to improve our advantage. I am disappointed in my own performance as a coach.
We won, and took the league lead in the process. But playing Paris Saint-Germain demands more than half-hearted efforts.
After PSG’s poor 2023. They lost to PSG at the French Cup and Champions League last 16 stage. Galtier’s selection was closely scrutinized.
Since then, he has been under increased tension after being accused of making bigoted and prejudicial remarks about players during the last season while accountable for Decent.
The allegations were reported in a number French media outlets, and they appeared in an email allegedly sent out by the former Nice sporting director Julien Fournier.
Nice’s prosecutor has launched a preliminary investigation to determine if there was “racial discrimination or religious discrimination.”
Galtier has received threats, despite his vehement denial of the accusations. His lawyer confirmed Friday that Galtier, 56, would file a defamation suit against Fournier and the two journalists.
I can look past what is happening outside, because I’m focused on my squad. Galtier stressed the importance of winning matches and bringing in the 11th championship for his club.
Mbappe’s early goal ensured that his team never really suffered in frustration. The ball was pushed over the line on the second attempt after Juan Bernat had padded the pass across the goal.
Lionel Messi scored the first. He also made a brilliant pass behind Angers’ defence that allowed Kylian to Mbappe round goalkeeper Paul Bernardoni, and score the second.
In all competitions, he has scored 34 goals this season. With his 157th Ligue 1 score, he has surpassed the career total of Jean-Pierre Papin.
Three minutes remain. Thioub beat Gianluigi Donarumma at close range, after a deflected cross had been thrown into his path.
Angers has six matches left and is 17 points from safety. They could be relegated at the weekend, depending on what happens.
Three more points are needed to prevent a record-breaking season for the lowest number of points scored in French top flight. They have only won three games this season.