DéCINES-CHARPIEU. Paris Saint Germain conquers Olympique Lyonnais 1-0 after L. Messi scored just 1 goal (5′). Paris Saint Germain was surely superior in terms of ball possession (66%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Décines-Charpieu on Sunday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was François Letexier who was helped by Mehdi Rahmouni and Alexandre Viala. The 4th official was Eric Wattellier.
Paris Saint Germain had a superior ball possession 66% while Olympique Lyonnais was struggling with a 34% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Olympique Lyonnais was putting more pressure with 55 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, Paris Saint Germain found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.
Olympique Lyonnais shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Paris Saint Germain shot 16 times, 9 on target, 7 off target.
Olympique Lyonnais didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain received 2 yellow cards (M. Verratti and G. Donnarumma).
After playing this match, Olympique Lyonnais will stay with 13 points like Lille to sit in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain will have 22 points to sit in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Olympique Lyonnais will play away against Lens on the 2nd of October with a 11-2 head to head in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (5 draws).
Paris Saint Germain will host Nice on the 1st of October with a 16-11 head to head statistic in favor of Paris Saint Germain (7 draws).
Olympique Lyonnais – Formation
Olympique Lyonnais started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Peter Bosz decided to play with the following team: Anthony Lopes, Malo Gusto , Thiago Mendes , Castello Lukeba , Nicolás Tagliafico , Tetê , Corentin Tolisso , Maxence Caqueret , Karl Toko Ekambi , Moussa Dembélé and Alexandre Lacazette .
The home team had on the bench: Johann Lepenant, Bradley Barcola , Damien Da Silva, Jeff Reine-Adélaïde , Henrique, Rémy Riou, Sinaly Diomandé, Romain Faivre and Rayan Cherki .
Olympique Lyonnais made 4 changes: C. Tolisso for J. Lepenant (46′), Tete for R. Cherki (75′), M. Caqueret for J. Reine-Adelaide (75′) and K. Toko Ekambi for B. Barcola (88′).
Best player: Anthony Lopes
The player that probably impressed the most for Olympique Lyonnais was the goalkeeper: Anthony Lopes. His rating is 7.84. He performed 6 saves.
Paris Saint Germain – Formation
Paris Saint Germain started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Christophe Galtier played with: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Sergio Ramos , Marquinhos , Danilo Pereira , Achraf Hakimi , Fabián Ruiz , Marco Verratti , Nuno Mendes , Lionel Messi , Neymar and Kylian Mbappé .
They had on the bench: El Chadaille Bitshiabu, Juan Bernat, Warren Zaïre-Emery, Carlos Soler, Pablo Sarabia, Vitinha , Nordi Mukiele , Hugo Ekitiké and Keylor Navas.
Paris Saint Germain could not rely on the presence of N. Mukiele (injured).
Paris Saint Germain made 3 changes: F. Ruiz for Vitinha (57′), M. Verratti for N. Mukiele (64′) and Neymar for C. Soler (86′).
Best player: Lionel Messi
The most impressive player for Paris Saint Germain was Lionel Messi.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 64 passes (92% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.