Mbappe goes down in Ligue 1 history with a ‘Tidy and Classy’ performance on the day Messi returns

The striker born in 1998 scored twice, helping PSG win 5-0 against Ajaccio, thereby becoming the second player in history to score 25 goals in 4 different Ligue 1 seasons.

After completing his two-week suspension, Lionel Messi returned to the PSG starting line-up. However, the Argentine superstar did not leave much of an impression when he was carefully cared for by Ajaccio’s defense for 90 minutes.

Meanwhile, Kylian Mbappe shines brightly when contributing to 3 out of 5 PSG goals, including twice directly scoring. Historically, only two players have scored 25 goals in four different Ligue 1 seasons: Mbappe (2018/19, 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23) and Thadee Cisowski (1955/56, 1956/57, 1958 /59, 1959/60).

Before the opponent was in the “red light” group, PSG pushed up the offensιve line and soon scored a goal against Ajaccio in the 22nd minute. Fabian Ruiz penetrated the penalty area and finished the technique with the outside cheek, not allowing the goalkeeper. opportunistic blocking.

In the 33rd minute, Mbappe leaned over to finish in the penalty area but failed. Hakimi was present at the right time to kick back, raising the score to 2-0 for the Parc des Princes team.

In the first few minutes of the second half (47 and 54), Mbappe shone with a brace. First goal from close range. The second goal of “Ninja Turtle” was a super volley that hit the roof of the away team. In the last minutes, Ajaccio also conceded a fifth goal after defender Mohamed Youssouf’s own goal. Mbappe became the first player of the 21st century to score 25 goals in four Ligue 1 seasons.

Mbappé í stuði og PSG nálgast titilinn

PSG holds the top of Ligue 1 with 6 points above the second place team while the 2022/23 season has only 3 rounds left.