Sergio Ramos was sent off after Paris Saint-Germain drew 1-1 to Ligue 1 struggle Lorient, thanks to Mauro Icardi’s injured equalizer on Wednesday.
On the final expedition in 2021, PSG caught up with Thomas Montcongit’s first half lightning strike against Lorient in Brittany, and Icardi saved the point with a heading shot in the 91st minute.
Ramos had been off the bench for the third time since moving from Real Madrid to France in the early part of the second half, but was fired four minutes after receiving his second yellow card. PSG has another concern focusing on Mauricio Pochettino, with both top scorer Kylian Mbappe and playmaker Marco Verratti missing due to suspension and Neymar still injured. So it produced substandard performance. Argentine, celebrating its first anniversary, struggled to get the most out of PSG’s superstars, but in the middle of the French season, it was 13 points away from its closest challengers, Nice and Marseille.
“In terms of results, we’re still in every tournament, so we’re doing well in that regard,” Pochettino said. “When it comes to performance, we’re trying to get the most out of our team.
“The first few months of the season were fierce with lots of trips. I’m sure we’ll get there, but we know we need to make significant improvements.”
Parisian, who will face Real Madrid in the last 16 Champions League games, was fortunate enough to avoid losing to Lorient, who lost in the last eight games and did not win the match for three months.
Nigerian striker Terem Moffi wasted a big chance on Lorient’s early departure after seeing Keylor Navas’ efforts saved by PSG’s goal.
Lionel Messi still has only one league 1 goal, attacking the post with Volley’s efforts in the middle of the first half, and Enzo Le Fée teeing up Moncongit and shooting in the upper right corner. , Lorient took the lead 5 minutes before the interval. From just outside the box.
Armand Loriente was rejected by Navas at the hour mark, but Angel Di Maria gave the bar a great chance at the other end shortly after being set up by Messi.
Lorient appeared ready to win a valuable victory in the fight to avoid demotion after Ramos was shown a second yellow in Mofy’s blatant body check.
But then, in the first minute of the extra time, Achraf Hakimi raised the cross from the right side and Icardi bowed. Nice moved up to second place above Marseille by a goal difference after winning 2-1 at home. Mario Lemina and Justin Kluivert scored goals after Arnaud Karimend took the lead. Marseille had a one-on-one draw to Reims at home, requiring a Dimitri Payet penalty of eight minutes injured. Renne was fourth in Monaco, although he lost 2-1. Due to the penalty of Wisam Benjeder, the opening round of Martin Terrier’s away team was canceled before Germany’s Kevin Volland decided the winner.
Montpellier came in fifth after beating AnGes 4-1. Meanwhile, Lille 1 beat Bordeaux 3-2, while League One top scorer Jonathan David scored the winner in the second half of Season 12. Lyon, who was struggling, was held 1-1 by Mets at home, and Clermont’s match against Strasbourg was canceled at the last minute due to fog. France’s top flights will be shut down for a short winter vacation before returning on January 7.
http://www.gulf-times.com/story/706777/Ramos-sent-off-as-Icardi-s-goal-helps-PSG-end-2021 Ramos was sent off as Icardi’s goal helped PSG draw in 2021