Criticism continues as Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) suffered a shock loss in its home game against Nice.
PSG lost 2-3 after a fierce battle against Nice in the 5th round of French Ligue 1 of the 2023-24 season held in Paris, France on the 16th (Korean time). PSG lost despite Mbappe’s outstanding performance, scoring multiple goals, due to poor defense. PSG recorded its first loss this season and 2 wins, 2 draws, and 1 loss (8 points), remaining in 3rd place in the league.카지노사이트
Against Nice, PSG had Mbappe, Hamus, and Dembele as attackers, while Vitinha, Soller, and Emery formed the midfield. Hernández, Skriniar, Pereira, and Hakimi were in charge of defense, and Donnarumma guarded the goal. PSG, who struggled against Nice, replaced Soler, Hamus, and Dembele with Ugarte, Muani, and Barcola in the middle of the second half, but ended the game with a loss.
French media outlet Foot1 said, ‘After the defeat against Nice, criticism is pouring in on PSG players. After mentioning that “Dembère, who was recruited by PSG, performed clumsily and unmotivated,” he added, “Soller’s performance, who made a surprise start against Nice, was scary.” ‘Soler had no influence on the game,’ he said. In particular, PSG, in which Soler started, played the game 10 to 11. It was terrible. He criticized Soler’s performance, saying, “The difference was noticeable after Ugarte came on as a substitute.”
Soler started against Nice and touched the ball 44 times while playing for 63 minutes. Soler, who attempted 34 passes and had a pass success rate of 82%, lost possession 11 times. The numbers showed that he lost the ball once for every four times he touched the ball. Neither of the two attempted crosses were connected to a teammate, and he was dribbled twice.
French media outlets such as Le Figaro said after PSG’s defeat against Nice, ‘PSG is having its worst season since being acquired by Qatar Sports Bestment (QSI). He also criticized that it was the first time since 2010 that PSG recorded 8 points in the first 5 games of Ligue 1.
PSG’s Lee Kang-in started in both of the first two games of Ligue 1 this season, and both games ended in draws. Afterwards, Lee Kang-in missed the PSG game due to a thigh injury, but returned to team training ahead of the Nice match. While Lee Kang-in was excluded from the lineup against Nice and is absent, PSG will play the first match of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League group stage against Dortmund on the 20th. Lee Kang-in, who is participating in the Asian Games, will join the Asian Games national team after the match against Dortmund.