Player ratings as Messi & Ramos sign off with defeat

Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos stated goodbye to Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday, having a look at after a 3-2 loss to Clermont Foot.

The veteran centre-back opened the scoring on the night and Kylian Mbappe included a 2nd from the charge area, however PSG never ever looked excellent worth for their lead and yielded two times prior to half-time.

The visitors, who likewise missed out on a charge, included a 3rd after the break and hung on for a much-deserved success versus the league leaders.

Clermont Foot believed they had actually taken an early lead as Grejohn Kyei snuck in at the back post and scuffed an effort beyond Gianluigi Donnarumma, however a prolonged VAR check validated the wait as the authorities found a handball and chalked the effort off.

It was a sluggish start to the video game from PSG, who needed to wait till the 13th minute for their very first genuine sight of objective. Messi weaved his method into package and poked an effort towards objective however might not beat Mory Diaw, who came down low to reject Mbappe minutes later on.

With the pressure structure, PSG took the lead as the leaving Ramos jumped greatest to head into the bottom corner 16 minutes in, simply as a homage to hurt goalkeeper Sergio Rico, who uses the number 16, started in the stands.

The opportunity to double that benefit came right after when Achraf Hakimi was tripped in package, and naturally, Mbappe made no error from 12 lawns to tighten his grip on the Meilleur Buteur.

Marco Verratti talented Clermont an objective back with a painfully under-hit backpass which enabled Johan Gastien to move in and transform in the 24th minute, and Muhammed Cham must have equalised instantly after however might not guide his effort on target.

An uncomfortable volley from Hugo Ekitike went cruising over the bar prior to Clermont were granted a charge of their own for a handball from Warren Zaire-Emery, however Kyei sent his area kick skyrocketing well large of the post.

The equaliser featured possibly the last kick of the very first half as Donnarumma spilled a conserve right at the feet of Mahdi Zeffane, who bundled house to connect things up – the least Clermont should have in an exceptional very first half.

Mbappe began the 2nd half by squaring for Messi to offer the Argentine a straight shot on objective, however he sent his effort blazing over the bar and missed out on the opportunity to seal his goodbye with an objective.

That profligacy was penalized as Clermont took the lead quickly after the hour mark. Elbasan Rashani’s cross split the PSG defence completely and Kyei offseted his charge miss out on to tap house from inside the six-yard box.

While both groups declined to down tools, it ended up being obviously that neither was prepared to make that additional push in a video game which had absolutely nothing on the line for either side, and Clermont hung on for a popular, albeit worthless, success.

GK: Gianluigi Donnarumma – 2/10 – Unconvincing with the ball at his feet. Had to bail himself out of self-inflicted problem far a lot of times, and didn’t cover himself in magnificence for either objective in the very first half.

CB: Danilo Pereira – 4/10 – Struggled up versus Clermont’s ruthless high press. Couldn’t handle the pace.

CB: Sergio Ramos – 6/10 – A normally effective header to bid goodbye to the club. Should’ve done much better for the 3rd objective.

CB: El Chadaille Bitshiabu – 3/10 – Targeted by Clermont and frequently torn apart. His lack of experience truly revealed here.

RM: Warren Zaire-Emery – 5/10 – Put himself about however the child is not a wing-back and plainly didn’t understand how to play the position sufficiently.

CM: Marco Verratti – 4/10 – A substantial error for Clermont’s very first objective. Looked a little off the rate.

CM: Vitinha – 7/10 – Impressive with the ball at his feet. Bagged a help.

LM: Achraf Hakimi – 6/10 – Got forward well and won the charge, however turned off defensively as Clermont equalised prior to half-time.

AM: Lionel Messi – 6/10 – Dangerous in the early phases however saw his effect fade as time advanced.

ST: Hugo Ekitike – 5/10 – Tried to get in the ideal positions however appeared to do not have both the composure and capability required to take advantage of those chances.

ST: Kylian Mbappe – 7/10 – Not his greatest efficiency however still discovered the back of the web and might have included a couple of more.


Carlos Soler (57′ for Ekitike) – 5/10

Renato Sanches (57′ for Vitinha) – 5/10

Alexandre Letellier (80′ for Donnarumma) – N/A

Marquinhos (80′ for Bitshiabu) – N/A

Ismael Gharbi (88′ for Danilo) – N/A)

Subs not utilized: Lavallee, Pembele, Nhaga


Christophe Galtier – 5/10 – Had his hands connected with injuries that made his group choice extremely tough, however got his strategies incorrect with his decision to play out from the back. This group of gamers was not up for the job.

GK: Mory Diaw (7); CB: Alidu Seidu (6); CB: Mateusz Wieteska (7); CB: Maximiliano Caufriez (6); RM: Mahdi Zeffane (7); CM: Maxime Gonalons (7); CM: Johan Gastien (8); LM: Neto Borges (6); AM: Muhammed Cham (7); AM: Elbasan Rashani (8); ST: Grejohn Kyei (7)

Substitutes: Jim Allevinah (6), Yohann Magnin (6), Saif-Eddine Khaoui (6), Komnen Andric (N/A), Florent Ogier (N/A)

Player of the match – Johan Gastien (Clermont Foot)

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