BRT vs PSG Ligue 1: Messi-less PSG dominate in a 4-2 win against Brest, PSG move to the top of the table

BRT vs PSG Ligue 1: Messi-less PSG dominate in a 4-2 win against Brest, PSG move to the top of the table: Paris St Germain (PSG) won their 3rd game of the league without Lionel Messi. They had 4 different scorers- Ander Herrera, Kylian Mbappe, Idrissa Gueye, and Angel Di Maria. Brest came to a 1 goal difference twice but PSG were dominant and kept increasing the lead.

Ander Herrera opened the scoring for PSG in the 23rd minute. Mbappe’s high cross is headed out as far as Herrera who smashes it on the half-volley. The shot catches the Brest goalkeeper off-guard and bounces into the net.

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BRT vs PSG Ligue 1: The lead was doubled shortly after by the star man Kylian Mbappe in the 36th minute. Mbappe scored to double PSG’s lead. Kehrer’s header down in the box is hit on the volley by Wijnaldum into the defender. The ball rose nicely for Mbappe who races to power a header past Bizot.

Brest got one goal back right before halftime in the 42nd minute. Franck Honorat got 1 goal back for Brest. Mounie passes the ball to the left and waits for support. The forward laid it off to Faivre who found racing into the right. He fired a low shot across Navas to cut the lead into half.

In the 2nd half, Idrissa Gueye scored a screamer in the 73rd minute to double the lead for PSG again.

BRT vs PSG Ligue 1: Brest scored in 85th minute to cut the deficit. Mounie controlled the ball with his chest to rifle it past Navas.

Angel Di Maria scored in the injury time to put the game to bed. PSG won their 3rd game of Ligue 1 as fans cheered for Messi.

Ligue 1 table

 

# Team Pl W D L F A GD Pts
1 Paris Saint-Germain 3 3 0 0 10 5 5 9
2 Angers 2 2 0 0 5 0 5 6
3 Clermont 2 2 0 0 4 0 4 6
4 Nice 2 1 1 0 4 0 4 4
5 Nantes 2 1 1 0 3 1 2 4
6 Marseille 2 1 1 0 5 4 1 4
7 Lorient 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 4
8 St Etienne 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
9 RC Lens 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
10 Reims 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
11 Rennes 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
12 Brest 3 0 2 1 4 6 -2 2
13 Montpellier 2 0 1 1 5 6 -1 1
14 Monaco 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1
15 Metz 2 0 1 1 3 5 -2 1
16 Bordeaux 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 1
17 Lyon 2 0 1 1 1 4 -3 1
18 Lille 2 0 1 1 3 7 -4 1
19 Troyes 2 0 0 2 1 4 -3 0
20 Strasbourg 2 0 0 2 2 6 -4 0