Paris Saint-Germain 4-2 Strasbourg, Football Match Report

Paris Saint-Germain 4-2 Strasbourg

Welcome to coverage of the 2021/2022 Ligue 1 match: PSG vs Strasbourg Live Updates!

The match will be played at the Parc des Princes stadium.

The Parc des Princes will be in charge of hosting this great match. It is the Paris Saint-Germain stadium, located in Paris, France, which has a capacity to host more than 47,929 spectators. It was inaugurated on July 18, 1897, but the current stadium dates back to 1972, and will be the new home of Lionel Messi.

PSG: looking to regain the throne

PSG have been armed with everything they had for free in this transfer market, the inclusion of Donnarumma, Sergio Ramos, Wijnaldum, and of course, Lionel Messi give them an overwhelming advantage over their rivals. Now, the pressure will be threefold, as the fans will not forgive them for losing the local trophy again with so many stars together in the same team.

Strasbourg: staying in the first division is the goal

The team coached by Julien Stephan came close to relegation to Ligue 2 last season after finishing 15th in the standings. In this new start, they will try to change history, however, in the first official match they lost 0-2 against Angers at home.

Strasbourg: staying in the first division is the goal

The team coached by Julien Stephan came close to relegation to Ligue 2 last season after finishing 15th in the standings. In this new start, they will try to change history, however, in the first official match they lost 0-2 against Angers at home.

History between the two teams

PSG have faced RC Strasbourg 64 times with a fairly favorable balance of 35 wins, 17 draws and 12 defeats. In the last 5 matches, the Parisian team has scored 13 goals, while the Strasbourg team has scored a total of 3 goals.

Key player of PSG

It is no surprise that Messi is the best player in PSG’s current squad, however, the most important player PSG has is Kylian Mbappé. The French striker scored 27 goals in the last Ligue 1, finishing top scorer in that competition, ahead of Memphis Depay who scored 20.

Key player of Strasbourg

Waris Majeed is the player who can complicate the Parisian defense. The Ghanaian arrives as a revulsive and hopes to establish himself in the team’s forward line.

The teams are already at the stadium

Both teams are already starting to get ready to play this big match on the second matchday of Ligue 1

PSG lineup

1. Keylor Navas

22. Abdou Diallo

2. Achraf Hakimi

24. Thilo Kehrer

3. Presnel Kimpembe

21. Ander Herrera

36. Eric Ebimbe

23. Julian Draxler

18. Georginio Wijnaldum

9. Mauro Icardi

7. Kylian Mbappé

Coach: Mauricio Pochettino

PSG Substitutes

16. Sergio Rico, 12. Rafinha, 19. Pablo Sarabia, 15. Danilo Pereira, 29. Arnaud Kalimuendo, 33. Nathan Bitumazala, 35. Ismael Gharbi, 38. Edouard Michut 

Strasbourg Lineup

1. Matz Sels

6. Jean-Eudes Aholou

25. Ludovic Ajorque

17. Jean Bellegarde

24. Alexander Djiku

4. Karol Fila

9. Kevin Gameiro

11. Dimitri Liénard

5. Lucas Perrin

14. Sanjin Prcic

27. Ibrahima Sisoko

Coach: Julien Stephan

Teams on the field

The teams are already on the field!

The match just start

PSG vs Strasbourg match kicked off in Ligue 1

2′ GOAL PSG

PSG’s first great move and Mauro Icardi makes no mistake – PSG are already in the lead!

7′ Great minutes from PSG

The home team controlled possession of the game with total clarity.

11′ Everything remains the same

PSG are calmly controlling the game. Strasbourg has not reached the goal.

15′ Strasbourg approached

The visitors have already launched an attack on the PSG goal. The shot goes wide.

21′ PSG arriving without danger

A great move by Draxler from midfield leads to a great play, but it is not goal-bound.

21′ PSG arriving without danger

A great move by Draxler from midfield leads to a great play, but it is not goal-bound.

27′ PSG GOAL

Pochettino’s team doesn’t let up, scoring two goals in two minutes!  This time Draxler makes it 3-0.

30′ The game is all home

PSG have absolute control of the ball in the first half, with 70% of possession.

35′ Final ten minutes of the first half

With 10 minutes left in the first half of the match, PSG are taking all three points with a game in complete control.

39′ Chance for the visitor

Strasbourg came close through Kevin Gameiro, whose shot went wide.

End of first half

The first half ends at the Parc des Princes with the home side victorious. It’s 3-0 at halftime between PSG and Strasbourg.

Second half begins

The ball is rolling in the second half of PSG 3-0 Strasbourg.

47′ PSG HAD IT!

Great counter-attacking play by the home side between Draxler and Mbappé, where the latter shoots with power, but finds a great response from Sels.

49′ Yellow card

Ebimbe was cautioned for the home team after a strong tackle.

53′ STRASBOURG GOAL

A great header by Kevin Gameiro that manages to beat Navas. Strasbourg scores in Paris.

Substitution at PSG

Danilo Pereira enters and Eric Edimbe leaves the field

61′ SELS SAVES AGAIN!

Goalkeeper Sels is winning the battle against Kylian Mbappé, this is the second time he

64′ STRASBOURG GOAL

The visitors closed the gap and were now just one goal away from an equalizer. Ajorque was the one who scored the discount after a powerful header, again, that beats Keylor Navas.

Substitution at PSG

Pablo Sarabia enters and Julian Draxler leaves the field.

73′ The match slows down

PSG cooled down the game with long possessions to prevent Strasbourg from getting another momentum boost that would allow them to tie the game.

Substitutions at Strasbourg

Siby, Diallo and Majeed come on and Prcic, Ajorque and Gameiro leave the match respectively

80′ Last ten minutes of the match

With the last minutes of the game remaining, the home team is partially winning the game with a score of 3-2

81′ Red card

Alexander Djiku sent off for a double caution.

86′ PSG GOAL

Great play and assist from Mbappé that finds Pablo Sarabia with a killer pass for PSG to close out the match. 4-2 in Paris.

Substitution at PSG

Rafinha and Kalimuendo come on and Wijnaldum and Icardi leave the field respectively.

End of the match

Paris Saint-Germain wins the second matchday of Ligue 1 2021/2022. That’s 6 points out of a possible 6 for the team led by Mauricio Pochettino. The next matchday could be Messi’s debut.


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