PSG can once again thank Mauro Icardi
That it was complicated again for Paris Saint-Germain! Traveling to Brest, promoted undefeated at home since the beginning of the season, the club of the capital managed to make the difference at the end of the match thanks to the essential Mauro Icardi. Back in place of Edinson Cavani who did not score points in his coach's mind Thomas Tuchel, the Argentinian scored his fifth goal of the season in Ligue 1 in the 85th minute.
Despite its current difficulties, the PSG – with Angel Di Maria scorer and new best player on his team – takes the lead at the top of the standings 9 points ahead of Angers.
Held in check in Reims 0-0 in a match that the Angevins would have won without the great performance by goalkeeper Remois, Pedrag Rajkovic, the players of Stephane Moulin could however be overtaken by Nantes and Marseilles this Sunday.
AS Monaco is back. In trouble at the start of the championship, Leonardo Jardim players have just garnered 16 points over the last eight games and temporarily return to a podium spot. Winners of Dijon on the smallest of scores Saturday night, the Monegasques have not delivered their best score of the season and can even thank Benjamin Lecomte, author of some decisive stops during the meeting. Alekansdr Golovin of Russia scored the only goal of the match on a decisive pass Islam Slimani.
Nîmes shows its limits in Strasbourg
The LOSC had a great opportunity to take second place on the occasion of the reception of Metz, penultimate of the classification before the meeting. But, despite domination at all times, the players of Christophe Galtier have failed to deceive an Alexander Oukidja in great shape for the purposes of Lorraine. This Lille offensive inefficiency confirmed again that the Dogues were hyper-dependent on the performances of Victor Osimhen, other offensive players struggling to take over when the Nigerian is less successful as was the case Saturday night.
Finally, in the last meeting of the evening, Strasbourg gave himself air by crushing Nîmes at home 4 goals to 1. In great difficulty outside, the Strasbourg – winners for the fourth consecutive time in La Meinau – are however unstoppable at home. In the wake of an attack duo Lebo Mothiba (author of a doubled) – Ludovic Ajorque (A goal, two assists) found, the Alsatians have left no chance to Nîmes who worry more and more and remain taped – with it is true a match in less – in the last place of the ranking.
The 13th day of Ligue 1 continues this Sunday with four games on the program, including Nantes-Saint-Etienne and the long-awaited Marseille-Lyon.