Oh the heat stroke for Paris!
After a long free kick given by Vitinha, warned, but poorly played by the Canaries, the ball still remained at the feet of FC Nantes. Yellow and Green were almost able to take advantage of this, but Simon missed the target in that area.
THE TRANSVERSE AFFECTED BY MARQUINHOS!
With a high corner towards the far post, Kimpembe cleverly headed to Marquinhos. The Brazilian defender tries to smash his head into the goal … but he is blocked by the crossbar!
long shot by Blas
The Nantes attacking midfielder cleared his attempt, which Donnarumma saw miss. The Canaries tried to react by putting more impact on the duels.
OOOH FLY IN SARABIA!
Searched by Verratti in depth, Sarabia came out behind the Nantes defense and attempted a complex volley. His powerful shot went over the crossbar!
First alert for the goalkeeper of FC Nantes! After a very nice action from Messi, who slipped between the lines and found a nice pass for Sarabia. The ball bounces in all directions and ends up with Hakimi, who hits … straight at Lafont!
Hakimi whistled publicly
Just like last season, for the same game switched to Israel, Hakimi was whistled for every touch of the ball.
Let’s go to this champions trophy!
The kick-off of the match was given by Lionel Messi, at the dawn of his second season in Paris. Can the Parisians get their hands on the Champions Trophy after last season’s defeat against Lille?
Both teams on the pitch
The little music of Ligue 1 rings in a loop at the Bloomfield Stadium, the time to take the traditional pre-match photos. The 2022-2023 season can begin.
Galtier talks about the transition to 3
The innovation for PSG, with the arrival of Christophe Galtier, is the transfer to a three-man defense. The Parisian coach of the Amazon Ligue 1 justified it: “When there were initial discussions and the choice fell to me, it was clear that I worked a lot in the best system according to the players who stayed with us. I think it fit, with the piston and our attacking game while keeping the famous balance.”
Kombouaré in Sissoko
Before the start, the coach of FC Nantes spoke to Amazon Ligue 1 about the arrival of the French international: “To be honest with you, I don’t think that he is free and that we have a chance to do it. the player and know- I like the person very much. He is a beautiful person. He brings a lot to the team and to the pitch.”
PSG did not intend to let this game go
If the Champions Trophy is not the most anticipated title of the year, the Parisians will aim to make an impression in the first match of the season, the famous debut of Christophe Galtier in his new position, and “learn to worry about every game” .
Warm-ups begin at Bloomfield Stadium
On the side of the spectators, there is apparently more support on the part of PSG for this match that has been moved to Israel.
The composition of Nantes
Lafont – Pallois, Girotto, Appiah – Chirivella, Blas, Fabio, Sissoko, Corchia – Simon, Guessand.
The composition of PSG
The confirmation that Sarabia replaced Mbappé, was suspended. Diagram of 3-4-1-2 as expected and as set up by Christophe Galtier since the start of the preparation.
Donnarumma – Ramos, Marquinhos, Kimpembe – Hakimi, Verratti, Vitinha, Mendes – Messi – Neymar, Sarabia.
Paris bench: Navas, Rico, Diallo, Mukiele, Bernat, Danilo, Gueye, Paredes, Zaire-Emery, Icardi and Kalimuendo
Galtier’s praise for Neymar, ‘happy and very professional’
While some rumors talk about a possible departure of Neymar from PSG, Christophe Galtier, the Parisian coach, wants to reassure the Brazilian’s state of form and his determination before the Champions Trophy against Nantes.
Pallois made FC Nantes’ sponsors “groan” … because of his shorts
A favorite among FC Nantes supporters, central defender Nicolas Pallois is used to playing in shorts that are raised above the thighs for his personal comfort. It would be a shame if it offends some of the Canaries’ sponsors.
Why Mbappé, suspended, did not join the PSG group in Tel Aviv
PSG justified the absence of Kylian Mbappé for the Champions Trophy against Nantes. If the French striker is suspended, he could have gone to Tel Aviv, as planned. But the 23-year-old star remains in care.
Verratti hopes to improve his record
Marco Verratti is the record holder for victories in Champions Trophy history (8). The PSG midfielder had the chance to add a ninth against Nantes.
Captain Marquinhos in the history of PSG
Marquinhos will play his 116th game with the PSG armband on his biceps. A total that makes him the third most captain in the history of the capital club, behind Thiago Silva (293) and Dominique Bathenay (227). In front of Claude Makelele (115).
The Parisians arrived at the stadium
PSG players arrive at Bloomfield Stadium.
PSG: the number of Ekitike revealed
Hugo Ekitike will wear the No. 44 in PSG this season. The official profile of the former Stade de Reims striker has been updated on the club’s website in the capital. Lacking preparation, the 19-year-old was not in the group called by Christophe Galtier to compete in the Champions Trophy against Nantes, tonight in Tel Aviv.
What we expect from PSG de Galtier
After Foot debates the game of PSG under Christophe Galtier and what is expected of this team this season.
The probable compositions of PSG-Nantes
PSG: Donnarumma – Ramos, Marquinhos, Kimpembe – Hakimi, Verratti, Vitinha, Mendes – Messi – Neymar, Sarabia.
Nantes: Lafont – Coco, Castelletto, Girotto, Pallois, Fabio – Sissoko, Chirivella – Blas, Guessand, Simon.
Welcome to this live commentary to follow the Champions Trophy between PSG and Nantes. The kick-off will be given at 8 pm in Tel Aviv.
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