Watch the Goals: Nice – Paris Saint Germain – Played on 04/08/ 2023
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) regained its form with a 2-0 win against Nice in the 30th round of the French League. The win ended PSG’s two-game losing streak and brought them back to the top of the standings with 69 points. Nice, on the other hand, suffered its seventh loss of the season, and its unbeaten run of 13 matches came to an end, keeping them in eighth place with 45 points.
Messi and Ramos Score for PSG
Lionel Messi opened the scoring for PSG in the 26th minute, and Sergio Ramos added the second goal in the 76th minute, both with assists from Nuno Mendes. Despite an early substitution due to injury, PSG dominated the first half, with Messi hitting the post and Donnarumma saving the goal from Nice’s attempts. Nice came out strong in the second half, hitting the crossbar and forcing Donnarumma to make some saves. However, PSG’s defense held firm, and Ramos sealed the win with a header from a Messi corner kick.
Nice Struggles to Break PSG’s Defense
Nice struggled to break PSG’s defense throughout the game, with their attempts lacking accuracy. PSG’s defense, led by Ramos and Marquinhos, kept Nice’s strikers at bay, frustrating the home team’s efforts to equalize. Despite the introduction of substitutes, Nice couldn’t find the back of the net, as PSG’s defense held firm until the end.
PSG’s Road to the French League Title
With only eight games left in the French League, PSG currently holds a four-point lead over second-placed Lille, who have played one game more. Following their recent win against Nice, PSG finds themselves in a favorable position to clinch the title. Additionally, their upcoming fixtures are relatively easy, which further increases their chances of success. With star players such as Messi, Neymar, and Mbappe, PSG has a strong squad and will undoubtedly be aiming for a treble this season.