Paris Saint Germain defeats Nice 2-0 on Saturday

NICE. Paris Saint Germain conquers Nice with a 2-0 win with a goal from L. Messi (26') and a goal from S. Ramos (76').

Paris Saint Germain defeats Nice 2-0 on Saturday

NICE. Paris Saint Germain beats Nice with a 2-0 win with a goal from L. Messi (26′) and a goal from S. Ramos (76′).

The match was played at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice. The referee was Jérémie Pignard with the collaboration of Cyril Mugnier and Alexandre Viala. The 4th official was Aurélien Petit. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold at 4 degrees Celsius or 39.22 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 74%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 46 Ball Possession 54
Shots
  • 21 Total 13
  • 7 On Target 4
  • 10 Off Target 5
  • 4 Shots blocked 4
  • 115 Attack 92
  • 86 Dangerous attack 49
  • 59 Ball safe 84
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 10 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 8 Total 2
  • 1 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Nice was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Paris Saint Germain that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Nice was more aggressive with 86 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 7 were on target. Nonetheless, Paris Saint Germain managed to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Nice shot 21 times, 7 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Paris Saint Germain shot 13 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Nice received 1 yellow card (Khéphren Thuram). Talking about the opposition, Paris Saint Germain didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

10'
Fabián Ruiz- sub ->Renato Sanches 
26'
68'
Pablo Rosario- sub ->Antoine Mendy
68'
Gaëtan Laborde- sub ->Hicham Boudaoui
75'
76'
77'
83'
Badredine Bouanani- sub ->Terem Moffi
83'
Khéphren Thuram- Yellow
88'
89'
Warren Zaïre-Emery- sub ->Carlos Soler

Standings

After playing this contest, Nice will stay with 45 points to sit in the 8th place. Regarding the opposition, Paris Saint Germain will have 69 points to hold in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Ligue 1, Nice will play away with Brest on the 16th of April with a 7-3 head to head stats in favor of Nice (5 draws).

Paris Saint Germain will play away agasint Angers SCO on the 21st of April with a 16-0 head to head record in favor of Paris Saint Germain (1 draw).

Nice – Formation

Nice
G
Kasper Schmeichel 1.Denmark
6.2
D
Dante  4.Brazil
7.1
D
Jean-Clair Todibo 25.France
6.4
D
Melvin Bard 26.France
6.6
68'
D
Antoine Mendy 33.France
6.3
68'
D
7.0
M
Aaron Ramsey 16.Wales
7.4
83'
M
Khéphren Thuram 19.France
7.3
88'
M
Hicham Boudaoui 28.Algeria
7.1
75'
M
Nicolas Pépé 29.Ivory Coast
6.7
F
Terem Moffi 9.Nigeria
6.8
83'
Substitutes
G
M. Bułka 90.Poland
D
A. Amraoui 38.Morocco
M
Alexis Beka Beka  21.France
M
Ross Barkley 11.England
83'
M
Reda Belahyane 37.France
M
Pablo Rosario 8.Netherlands
6.8
68'
F
Billal Brahimi 14.Algeria
7.2
68'
F
Gaëtan Laborde 24.France
6.2
75'
F
Badredine Bouanani 35.Algeria
83'

Nice started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

The manager Didier Digard decided to play with the following team: Kasper Schmeichel (6.2), Antoine Mendy (6.3), Youssouf Ndayishimiye (7.0), Jean-Clair Todibo (6.4), Dante (7.1), Melvin Bard (6.6), Nicolas Pépé (6.7), Aaron Ramsey (7.4), Hicham Boudaoui (7.1), Khéphren Thuram (7.3) and Terem Moffi (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Alexis Beka Beka, Billal Brahimi (7.2), Ross Barkley, Ayoub Amraoui, Reda Belahyane, Marcin Bułka, Gaëtan Laborde (6.2), Badredine Bouanani and Pablo Rosario (6.8).

Nice could not rely on the presence of B. Bouanani (injured).

Substitutions

Nice made 5 changes: Antoine Mendy for Pablo Rosario (68′), Melvin Bard for Bilal Brahimi (68′), Hicham Boudaoui for Gaëtan Laborde (75′), Aaron Ramsey for Ross Barkley (83′) and Terem Moffi for B. Bouanani (83′).

Best player: Aaron Ramsey​

The most impressive player for Nice was Aaron Ramsey.

His rating is (7.4) with 71 passes (91% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 6. He performed 6 crosses.

Paris Saint Germain – Formation

Paris Saint Germain
G
8.8
D
Sergio Ramos 4.Spain
8.1
Goals76'
D
Marquinhos   5.Brazil
7.3
D
Danilo Pereira 15.Portugal
7.4
M
Achraf Hakimi 2.Morocco
7.0
M
Nuno Mendes 25.Portugal
8.1
77'
M
Renato Sanches  18.Portugal
6.2
10'
M
Carlos Soler 28.Spain
7.3
89'
M
Vitinha 17.Portugal
7.1
F
Lionel Messi   30.Argentina
8.1
Goals26'
F
Kylian Mbappé 7.France
7.0
Substitutes
G
Sergio Rico  16.Spain
G
D
El Bitshiabu 31.France
6.2
77'
M
Fabián Ruiz 8.Spain
7.3
10'
M
89'
M
Ismaël Gharbi 35.Spain
F
I. Housni 34.France
F
Hugo Ekitiké 44.France

Paris Saint Germain started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Christophe Galtier played with: Gianluigi Donnarumma (8.8), Marquinhos (7.3), Sergio Ramos (8.1), Danilo Pereira (7.4), Achraf Hakimi (7.0), Vitinha (7.1), Renato Sanches (6.2), Carlos Soler (7.3), Nuno Mendes (8.1), Lionel Messi (8.1) and Kylian Mbappé (7.0).

They had on the bench: Ilyes Housni, Sergio Rico, Alexandre Letellier, Fabián Ruiz (7.3), Warren Zaïre-Emery, Ismael Gharbi, Hugo Ekitiké and El Chadaille Bitshiabu (6.2).

Substitutions

Paris Saint Germain made 3 changes: Renato Sanches  for Fabián Ruiz (10′), Nuno Mendes  for El Chadaille Bitshiabu (77′) and Carlos Soler for Warren Zaire Emery (89′).

Best player: Gianluigi Donnarumma​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Paris Saint Germain was the goalkeeper: Gianluigi Donnarumma. His rating is 8.80. He performed 7 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.​