PSG beat Saint-Etienne and took the Coupe de France


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PSG beat Saint-Etienne and took the Coupe de France

The Parisian team returned to action after the pandemic and already added a title by beating the Greens 1-0. Next Friday they will go for the League Cup.

France rolled the ball for the first time after the pandemic this Friday with the final of the French Cup. At Stade de France, he PSG surpassed by 1-0 to Saint-Etienne, with a goal of Neymar, to thus obtain his second title of the year.

The Parisian team, which had won Ligue 1 “on the desktop” after the authorities decided that competition for the country’s health crisis could not be continued, this time did its work in the field. That, despite the fact that, at the beginning of the game, their rivals dedicated themselves more to hitting than playing soccer.

It is that, as soon as the match started, Neymar was the victim of a violent fault to his battered ankle that did not prevent him from continuing to play, but that his rival only generated a yellow when a red one that could have been deserved.

The Brazilian crack took revenge after a few minutes, opening the scoring for the Parisians after a rebound left by the goalkeeper after a shot by Mbappé. Precisely, the French winger was the second to suffer the violent mark of those in green, when he was shot down by Loic Perrin on one counter. The Saint-Etienne captain earned the red, but Mbappé got it worse: an ankle injury that ended up taking him out of the field with tears in his eyes.

The PSG, which had as headlines three Argentines, Leandro Paredes, Ángel Di María and Mauro Icardi, dominated the actions and the times the rest of the meeting. It was enough to keep possession of the ball so as not to be startled in his own arc, and although he could not stretch the advantage, he ended up with the victory.

In this way, Thomas Tuchel’s team added their second trophy in 2020 and will now go for the local triplet, when next Friday they play the final of the League Cup against Lyon. Thereafter? The main objective of the season: to reach the final stages of the Champions League to be held in Lisbon.

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