Youcef Atal is a player that a lot of Paris Saint-Germain supporters rate and would even like to see him in the squad one day. Well, Kylian Mbappé showed why the OGC Nice right-back may not be ready for the big time quite yet.
PSG defeated Nice on Sunday 3-0 at the Allianz Riviera to claim their second-consecutive win of the Ligue 1 season and it was Mbappé who opened up the scoring.
The Frenchman blew by a stationary Atal and eventually won a penalty when he was brought down in the box in the 36th minute. Mbappé stepped up and finished calmly for his first goal of the young domestic campaign.
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It didn’t get much better for Atal from there. Right before halftime, Mbappé raced down the sideline with the Algeria international keeping up momentarily before the PSG superstar used his physicality to shrug him off and eventually get a shot off on target. Walter Benítez made the save on Mbappé but Angel Di Maria was quick to the rebound for the easy goal to put PSG up 2-0.
#OGCNPSG (0-2) – GOAL FOR PSG!
Scored by Angel Di Maria! ⚽️🔥 pic.twitter.com/ucn7MUOvIH
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After this performance, I think PSG supporters will be pleased that the club signed Alessandro Florenzi on loan from AS Roma instead.
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