(EFE) – A goal by Italian Moise Kean gave Paris Saint Germain the 1-0 victory over Caen in Ligue 2, which advanced to the round of 32 of the French Cup pending the Brazilian’s physical condition Neymar, who retired injured.
The uncertainty surrounding Neymar surrounds the French champion, who in six days will face Barcelona in the first leg of the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League. Mauricio Pochettino’s team has already lost Argentine Ángel Di María, who was injured last weekend, for the European appointment.
Neymar received a strong tackle from Steeve Yago and, after being treated, went directly to the locker room with an abductor discomfort in the 60th minute of the cup match. He was replaced by Kylian Mbappe, who was a starting substitute.
PSG reserved Mauro Icardi and Kilian Mbappe for the clash. He gave Neymar minutes from the beginning and the Brazilian was decisive in the victory. At the beginning of the second half, he made a good play that culminated in a cross to Kean, who beat Sullivan Pean. The goal ended up qualifying the Parisian team against an inferior rival, currently eleventh in Ligue 2.
Pochettino’s team fulfilled and without brilliance they exceeded the thirty-second finals, the first round that has the participation of the Ligue 1 teams.
PSG joins Lille, Nice, Brest, Metz, Marseille, Montpellier, Toulouse, Monaco and Lens, who previously achieved their pass, and Lorient, Valenciennes and Lyon, who sealed their qualification for the round of 32 on Tuesday.