Neymar Jr Respect and Emotional Moments
ahead of second-placed Marseille by two points. PSG had started the game. with Mbappé alone among the substitutes following his exploits for France in the UEFA Nations League and ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Benfica.
if PSG were ok without Mbappé when Messi took center stage in the 28th minute. Kasper Schmeichel in the Nice goal was unfazed as Messi stepped forward and found the top corner of the goal with his famous left foot just outside the box. But Nice had other ideas and capitalized on sloppy defense by the hosts. Tie just two minutes after halftime. A Youcef Atal cross from the right was deflected by Laborde at the far post, who swept past Gianluigi Donnarumma from close range.
As expected, Galtier was soon rebuilt. Mbappé is off the bench to help pick a winner. Nice kept defending but Mbappé would eventually make the difference. Mbappé’s 83rd-minute winner was his eighth goal of the season in Ligue 1, joining team-mate Neymar as the top scorer.
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