Paris Saint-Germain extended lead vs Ajaccio

Paris Saint-Germain extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to six points after goals from star duo Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi helped carve out a comfortable 3-0 win against Ajaccio on Friday.

Mbappe opened the scoring in 24th minute and later missed a glorious opportunity to double the lead in the first-half,

thrashing his effort over the crossbar from close range.

Watch the three goals of PSG now!

After Messi extended PSG‘s lead to two in the 78th minute,

Mbappe made amends with his second of the match four minutes later,

marking a comfortable evening for the French champions against 18th-placed Ajaccio.

Kylian Mbappe scored two goals to help Paris St Germain to a comfortable 3-0 win at Ajaccio on Friday,

maintaining their unbeaten run in Ligue 1 this season.

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The French forward opened the scoring in the 24th minute

after he picked up a through ball from Lionel Messi and lifted it over goalkeeper Benjamin Leroy.

PSG had several chances to double the lead and the host

was lucky to go into the break with just a one-goal deficit.

The game was put to bed when Messi scored PSG’s second from close range after he received a through ball from Mbappe and rounded Leroy in the 78th minute.

Mbappe grabbed his second eight minutes before fulltime

with a shot from the edge of the box that went into the bottom left corner

to seal an easy win for the defending champions that keeps them top of the standings on 32 points from 12 games. 

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 PSG went on to beat Ajaccio 3-0 thanks to another strike involving Messi and Mbappe. They’ve linked up for every goal on the night,

with Messi registering two assists and a goal,

and Mbappe two goals and an assist. We can’t imagine Mbappe is too happy as he was subbed on a hat-trick which looked entirely possible tonight!

Messi and Mbappe shared a lovely exchange on the edge of the area,

which resulted in the Frenchman delicately back-heeling the ball to the Argentinian,

who found himself through on goal. In typical Messi fashion he rounded the Ajaccio goalkeeper and tapped home into an empty net. Simply gorgeous football!

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PSG were without Neymar for their trip to Corsica

due to the Brazilian’s suspension but they still boasted Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi in their attack.

Basically The capital club were doing all the playing early on and nearly went ahead on 14 minutes

only for Messi’s free kick to be tipped around the post by the outstretched goalkeeper.

But they did eventually take the lead on 24 minutes as Mbappé

added to his tally for the campaign after being put on a plate by Messi.

Mbappé had two more opportunities to double his tally for the evening soon after but missed the target when clean through on goal.

Into the second half and the Parisiens eventually doubled their lead late on as this time Mbappé set up Messi,

who rounded the goalkeeper and finished well.

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Paris Saint-Germain extended their lead atop the Ligue 1 standings to six points thanks to a dominant 3-0 victory over Ajaccio on Friday.

Though Lionel Messi setup both of Kylian Mbappe’s goals,

while the Frenchman turned provider for the Argentine’s strike as Christoph Galtier’s men made it seven clean sheets in their last eight league matches.

While not at their attacking best early on,

 PSG took the lead in the 24th minute.

In what was his first chance of the match,

 Mbappe collected a Messi pass and fired home his ninth league goal of the campaign.

So The Frenchman missed another chance before the break following Marco Verratti’s through ball,

meaning PSG headed into the break with only a slender advantage.

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