Paris Saint-Germain faced off against Newcastle United at St. James’ Park earlier tonight as they looked to secure all three points on the road in the UEFA Champions League. The French outfit made a poor start to the game and conceded the opening in the 17th minute when Miguel Almrion found the back of the net. Dan Burn doubled the home team’s lead in the 39th minute as PSG went into the half-time interval 2-0 down on the scoreline.
The French outfit conceded another goal in the 50th minute when Sean Longstaff got his name on the scoresheet. Lucas Hernandez scored a consolation goal for PSG just six minutes later. However, the Magpies had the last laugh after Fabian Schar scored in injury time. The match ended with Paris Saint-Germain crashing to a poor 4-1 loss away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Paris Saint-Germain player performed during the clash against the Magpies.
GK: Gianluigi Donnarumma – 6/10
He made a few solid saves at the back but conceded four goals tonight.
RB: Achraf Hakimi – 6/10
Hakimi was far from convincing inside his half but made some decent chances in the opponent’s half.
CB: Marquinhos – 5/10
He made some poor errors of judgment and produced a lackluster display defensively during the game.
CB: Milan Skriniar – 5.5/10
Skriniar failed to keep the Newcastle attackers quiet but was accurate with his passing.
LB: Lucas Hernandez – 7/10
The French talent did his fair share of defending and managed to score in the 56th minute.
CM: Manuel Ugarte – 6/10
He anchored the midfield well and offered very little going forward.
CM: Warren Zaire-Emery – 6.5/10
Zaire-Emery made a few decent chances for others around him and has got an assist to show for his efforts.
RW: Ousmane Dembele – 6/10
He made two good runs with the ball but failed to register a goal.
CAM: Kylian Mbappe – 6/10
Mbappe managed to engineer a few promising chances for his teammates but failed to find the back of the net.
LW: Randal Kolo Muani – 6/10
Kolo Muani was quiet for most of the game and was replaced in the 56th minute.
ST: Goncalo Ramos – 6/10
The Portuguese striker never looked like he would score tonight.
ST: Bradley Barcola – 6.5/10
He had a few lively moments in the Newcastle half.
CM: Vitinha – 6/10
Vitinha added some energy to PSG’s midfield.