This is a meeting that had a small scent of history. The "fantastic Four" of the PSG, Neymar, Kylian Mbappé, Mauro Icardi and Angel di Maria, were conspicuous for their re-entry, Sunday, at the Haven (9-0), in a friendly warmed by the presence of about 5,000 spectators. "The sensation of playing a grand final, a ball in the belly." We weren't expecting Neymar shudder at the idea of facing a formation of League 2, away from the spotlight that he loves so much. But after a break of four months without competition, the N. 10 brazilian, who is entrusted on Instagram, is revenue hungry. His state of mind, enhanced by a brace (21st, 42nd s. p.), says a lot about his team, who attack a been as exciting as history. The PSG must play two finals in July (Cup of France on the 24th, and the League Cup on the 31st), and then the final tournament to eight of the champions League, with a quarter against Atalanta Bergamo on August 12.
Potentially, what are the three trophies that he can win in five matches only, and all that, at the time of its fiftieth anniversary. In le Havre, so it was for the coach Thomas Tuchel to give rhythm to his players, to get to the legs when it counted. The technician German well have to play two different teams in each period, and is sending the message that the most important thing was to avoid injuries, players had the heart too much to prove to himself that they had lost none of their talent during the break caused the pandemic.
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Di Maria double sampler
In a period, the "fantastic Four" have played in the accelerated film of their super powers, and it is obviously very promising for the future. In the second period, the replacements for the parisians, with Verratti, Thiago Silva or Pablo Sarabia, continued the festival, even if, in front, the coach of the Hacmen Paul Le Guen has also completely messed up his eleven.
Less than 5,000
Idrissa Gueye (50th), Sarabia (52nd, 61st) and the young Arnaud Kalimuendo (59th), have compounded the mark to enter this game in another history, the history of the HAC, the dean of the French clubs, who had lost 9-0 against RC Paris in 1959, his biggest defeat ever suffered. Decidedly, it is a match to the memories. It is also the first, in one of the countries of the "Big five" european, have welcomed spectators, in agreement with the rule of the gauge of 5,000 people applied by the government since Saturday.
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With 4 500 tickets left to the public, the stands of the stade Océane (25 000 seats) have remained very sparse, but it was enough for fifty ultras, gathered in their turn, without a mask, in the first period - to liven up the stage and cover the cry of the seagulls nearby. "I am delighted that the football in France can return to so popular, with the public in the stadium", was found, on the spot, the minister responsible for Sports Roxana Maracineanu, without excluding an increase in the number of spectators allowed in the stadiums during the summer. PSG, too, leaves the Normandy with the things about which to rejoice.