MONTPELLIER. Paris Saint Germain overcomes Montpellier 4-0 after playing a incredible match. L. Messi (6′), L. Messi (20′), A. Di Maria (26′) and K. Mbappe (60′ pen). Paris Saint Germain was truly superior in terms of ball possession (70%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Stade de la Mosson stadium in Montpellier on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Jeremy Stinat with the collaboration of Christophe Mouysset and Mathieu Grosbost. The 4th official was William Toulliou. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 19.2 degrees Celsius or 66.63 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 85%.
Paris Saint Germain had a strong ball possession 70% while Montpellier was struggling with a 30% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Paris Saint Germain was putting more pressure with 48 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 10 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Paris Saint Germain won the contest.
Montpellier shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Paris Saint Germain shot 13 times, 10 on target, 3 off target.
Montpellier received 2 yellow cards (A. Souquet and J. Ferri). Talking about the opposition, Paris Saint Germain received 4 yellow cards (A. Herrera, X. Simons, K. Mbappe and Marquinhos).
After playing this match, Montpellier will stay with 43 points to hold in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain will have 83 points to sit in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Montpellier will play away against Angers SCO on the 21st of May with a 8-4 head to head statistic in favor of Montpellier (6 draws).
Paris Saint Germain will host Metz on the 21st of May with a 13-1 head to head record in favor of Paris Saint Germain (1 draw).
Montpellier – Formation
Montpellier started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).
The manager Olivier Dall’Oglio decided to play with the following team: .
Montpellier could not rely on the presence of V. Germain (injured).
Montpellier made 5 changes: S. Mavididi for V. Germain (53′), Thuler for N. Gioacchini (53′), S. Delaye for A. Oyongo (73′), A. Souquet for J. Sambia (76′) and F. Mollet for L. Leroy (77′).
Paris Saint Germain – Formation
Paris Saint Germain started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero played with: .
Paris Saint Germain made 5 changes: A. Herrera for E. Michut (68′), G. Wijnaldum for X. Simons (69′), T. Kehrer for A. Hakimi (85′), J. Bernat for N. Mendes (85′) and A. Di Maria for D. Gassama (89′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.