PARIS. Lens succeeded in clinch a draw against Paris Saint Germain with a late goal from C. Jean scored in the (88′) after Paris Saint Germain got a lead with a goal from L. Messi (68′). Paris Saint Germain was surely better in terms of ball possession (66%)
The match was played at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Amaury Delerue with the support of Alexandre Viala and Julien Aube. The 4th official was Gaël Angoula. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 15.2 degrees Celsius or 59.32 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 66%.
Paris Saint Germain was in firm control of the ball 66% while Lens was struggling with a 34% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Paris Saint Germain had a more offensive attitude with 79 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Paris Saint Germain to win the match.
Paris Saint Germain shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Lens shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.
Paris Saint Germain received 4 yellow cards (S. Ramos, M. Verratti, Marquinhos and Neymar). Talking about the opposition, Lens received 1 yellow card (K. Danso).
Also, Lens didn’t end the match with 11 players after K. Danso (Lens) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (57′).
After this contest, Paris Saint Germain will have 78 points to hold in the 1st place. On the other side, Lens will have 54 points to remain in the 7th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Paris Saint Germain will play away against Strasbourg on the 29th of April with a 10-1 head to head stats in favor of Paris Saint Germain (3 draws).
Lens will host Nantes on the 30th of April with a 6-5 head to head stats in favor of Nantes (3 draws).
Paris Saint Germain – Formation
Paris Saint Germain adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero decided to play with the following team: .
Paris Saint Germain made 2 changes: A. Hakimi for A. Di Maria (76′) and I. Gueye for Danilo (81′).
Lens – Formation
Also Lens adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Franck Haise played with: .
Lens made 5 changes: A. Kalimuendo for M. Haidara (61′), D. Costa for I. Ganago (73′), J. Clauss for D. Machado (73′), P. Frankowski for C. Jean (82′) and F. Sotoca for W. Said (82′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.