PARIS. Paris Saint Germain had a surprising win over Angers SCO with a 2-0 win with a goal from H. Ekitike (5′) and a goal from L. Messi (74′). Paris Saint Germain was surely better in terms of ball possession (66%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on Wednesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Eric Wattellier who was helped by Mathieu Grosbost and Laurent Coniglio. The 4th official was Azzedine Souifi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 9.4 degrees Celsius or 48.94 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 83%.
Paris Saint Germain had a superior ball possession 66% while Angers SCO was struggling with a 34% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Paris Saint Germain had a more offensive attitude with 39 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Paris Saint Germain won the match.
Paris Saint Germain shot 11 times, 8 on target, 3 off target. On the opposite side, Angers SCO shot 6 times, 0 on target, 6 off target.
Paris Saint Germain received 1 yellow card (Neymar). Talking about the opposition, Angers SCO received 2 yellow cards (Pierrick Capelle and Miha Blazic).
After this encounter, Paris Saint Germain will have 47 points to sit in the 1st place. Regarding the opposition, Angers SCO will stay with 8 points to sit in the 20th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Paris Saint Germain will play away against Montpellier on the 1st of February with a 17-4 head to head statistic in favor of Paris Saint Germain (11 draws).
Angers SCO will host Ajaccio on the 1st of February with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Angers SCO (3 draws).
Paris Saint Germain – Formation
Paris Saint Germain started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Christophe Galtier decided to play with the following team: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Sergio Ramos , Marquinhos , Danilo Pereira , Nordi Mukiele , Fabián Ruiz , Vitinha , Juan Bernat , Lionel Messi , Neymar and Hugo Ekitiké .
The home team had on the bench: Sergio Rico, Keylor Navas, El Chadaille Bitshiabu, Ismael Gharbi, Ayman Kari, Warren Zaïre-Emery, Carlos Soler , Pablo Sarabia and Ilyes Housni.
Paris Saint Germain made 3 changes: H. Ekitike for Carlos Soler (79′), Fabián Ruiz for W. Zaïre-Emery (79′) and Vitinha for E. Bitshiabu (86′).
Best player: Nordi Mukiele
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Paris Saint Germain was Nordi Mukiele even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 54 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 3 crosses.
Angers SCO – Formation
Angers SCO started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Abdelaziz Bouhazama played with: Paul Bernardoni, Abdoulaye Bamba , Cédric Hountondji , Miha Blažič , Souleyman Doumbia , Batista Mendy , Nabil Bentaleb , Pierrick Capelle , Adrien Hunou , Himad Abdelli and Abdallah Sima .
They had on the bench: Theo Borne, Ousmane Camara, Farid El Melali, Sada Thioub , Jean-Mattéo Bahoya, Waniss Taibi , Amine Salama , Sofiane Boufal , Lilian Raolisoa and Lillian Rao-Lisoa.
Angers SCO made 5 changes: A. Hunou for Amine Salama (61′), Himad Abdelli for Sofiane Boufal (62′), Pierrick Capelle for F. El Melali (62′), Batista Mendy for W. Taibi (80′) and Abdallah Sima for S. Thioub (80′).
Best player: Himad Abdelli
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Angers SCO was Himad Abdelli.
His rating iswith 39 passes (94% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.