Icardi’s goal in recovery gave PSG a difficult victory over Lyon

Paris: Substitute Mauro Icardi scored a goal in added time when Paris Saint-Germain arrived in comeback to beat Olympique Lyonnais in home in Ligue 1 on Sunday in Lionel Messi’s first appearance at the Parc des Princes, which ended in a minor dispute. With the coach Mauricio Pochettino. Kylian Mbappe crossed from the left and Icardi escaped his mark and headed into the far corner in the third minute of added time. Paris Saint-Germain maintained their perfect start, reaching 18 points, five points clear of Olympique Marseille, who jumped to second place in five games after a 2-0 win at Stade Rennes. he stopped at eight points in ninth place. The goalkeeper responded with a free kick from Messi in the first half on his third participation with Paris Saint-Germain, before Pochettino surprised everyone with about 16 minutes left by removing the Argentine player, who refused to shake hands with the his coach. in front of the midfield duo Idrissa Guy and Ander Herrera. As owner for the second time in championship after the participation of Keylor Navas in Champions League, also the Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma: Messi appeared more lively than last Wednesday against Club Brugge and goalkeeper Anthony Lopez saved the Argentine’s shot in the 32nd minute. Amazing freestyle but bounced off the door frame. Lyon snatched the goal nine minutes after the second half of a counterattack when Karl Toko Ekambi passed a ball to Paqueta, who fired a powerful low shot in brings. The Brazilian was pushing the Lyon defender. But the video assistant referee confirmed the referee’s decision and Neymar hit the ball in network at 66 ‘. Messi was stunned when he learned of Pochettino’s decision to change him and involve Ashraf Hakimi. Pochettino tried to talk to Messi when he came out, but the Argentine captain refused to shake hands with his coach. Icardi in place of Di Maria eight minutes from the end to snatch the winning goal amidst mad cheers from colleagues. (Reuters)

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