Undermanned PSG stunned by newly-promoted Lens; Florenzi on the way
A woeful goalkeeping decision and a raft of Paris Saint-Germain absences helped newly-promoted Lens beat the visiting champs 1-0 in the latter’s Ligue 1 opener for the 2020-21 season.
Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Mauro Icardi, Angel Di Maria, Keylor Navas, Marquinhos, Julian Draxler, and Leandro Paredes were missing for the Champions League finalists, many due to positive COVID-19 tests.
The visitors had 78 percent of the ball but managed just one shot on target and an 8-7 edge in shot attempts.
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PSG boss Thomas Tuchel did confirm that the club is close to adding Alessandro Florenzi from Roma and re-signing Eric Choupo-Moting.
The goal came from Igniatius Ganago in the 57th minute, but young PSG keeper Marcin Bulka was clearly the creator.
PSG is only above the bottom three on goal differential. Look out.
(We’re totally kidding).