Paris Saint Germain (PSG) begins its journey in Ligue 1 by visiting Clermont. With Lionel Messi and Neymar starting, but without Kylian Mbappé, Christophe Galtier’s men begin their defense of the title with ESPN television. The visiting team needed less than 10 minutes to get ahead and did so after a good collective move that was broken when Nuno Mendes leaked a pass into space from the left for Pablo Sarabia’s surprise appearance. The Spaniard reached the bottom, raised his head and looked for Messi with the center behind. The number 30 could not dominate correctly but, accidentally, the assistance served Neymar well so that he did control and shake with a right cross. * Hakimi scored 2-0 At 26 minutes came the second. Messi and Neymar were the protagonists again of a fast counterattack that ended with the former Santos giving a long pass to his teammate that he could not reach and the one who appeared from behind was Hakimi, with pure power, to finish off a strong right to the near post and put the 2 to 0. If shine, Galtier’s team got a comfortable early lead. With clear shortcomings in the low exits, PSG was able to take advantage of the attacking partnership of the two former Barcelona to destroy their opponent’s defensive lines and celebrate almost without breaking a sweat. PSG’s third goal came after 38 minutes, in a ball aprada that Neymar raised to the far post for Marquinhos’ solo entry. The captain did not fail with his header and took advantage of Clermont’s defensive distraction to widen the score. *Mrquinhos made it 3-0 PSG, who started the season on the right foot by thrashing Nantes 4-0 in the Tropheé final des Champions, is in full re-foundation after the landing of Luis Campos as the club’s new football manager and the appointment of Galtier to replace the Argentine Mauricio Pochettino to put on the technical director diver. PSG has a loss of weight within its constellation of stars, since Kylian Mbappé was left out of the call as a result of a problem in both adductors. The striker of the French National Team will undergo tests in the next few hours to verify the degree of the injury. In this way, his vacant place in the offensive is occupied by Pablo Sarabia, who is accompanied by Lionel Messi and Brazilian Neymar. The new coach is committed to a scheme of three defenders (Sergio Ramos, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe) accompanied by the wings Achraf Hakimi and Nuno Mendes. The center of the field will be shared by the Italian Marco Verratti and the Portuguese Vitinha (one of the additions) and Gianluigi Donnarumma beat the Costa Rican Keylor Navas to be the starting goalkeeper. The team from the French capital also seeks to reduce its squad and made a list of expendable, which were left out of the list of summoned: Ander Herrera, Kurzawa, Julian Draxler, Rafinha, Thilo Kehrer, Georginio Wijnaldum (he ended up in Rome). Nor do Idrissa Guaye (close to Everton) and Mauro Icardi appear (the European press speculates that he was sidelined for this game as a result of some personal problems). In addition to Wijnaldum, PSG sold goalkeepers Alphonse Areola (West Ham) and Marcin Bulka (Nice ) and released Ángel Di María (he signed with Juventus). In return, he executed the purchase option on Nuno Mendes, bought the passes of midfielders Vitinha and Renato Sanches and secured the loan of striker Hugo Ekitiké. Clermont, for its part, has a completely different budget than its rival. Last season he participated for the first time in his history in the highest category of French football and his main objective will be permanence, something that he achieved in the previous tournament in a long-suffering way when he finished in 17th place.Formations:Stadium: Stade Gabriel MontpiedTable of positions:KEEP READING:Cleaning stars at PSG: Galtier separated a seventh footballer and sent him to the group of “undesirables”Galtier’s secrets at PSG: why he imposed new rules, his view on the “undesirables” and the link with the starsThe “end of privileges” at PSG: the rules with the cell phone, meals and night control imposed by the new DT Galtier
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