If there was one player who needed a strong performance in Paris Saint-Germain’s home Ligue 1 fixture against Montpellier, it was Kylian Mbappe. The French forward came into the fixture riding a four-match goalless streak.
In the end, Mbappe silenced the critics with two goals scored in the match coupled with an assist recorded.
Angel Di Maria assisted Mbappe for the first goal and is well pleased to see the PSG forward step up with a fine performance in the match.
The Argentine playmaker spoke after the game (via Le10Sport) on just what it means to see Mbappe back delivering pivotal performances for the team.
“I’m happy for Kylian,” Di Maria said. “We were all very happy for him. He was in a not so good, not so positive time, but he continued to work. He had a great match, he ran a lot and we are all satisfied.”
Even with Mbappe’s short goalless streak, he still maintains the league lead in goals with 14. He has also logged six assists this season. This number puts him well on par to surpass his career-high for assists in a season with eight, which he accomplished during the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 Ligue 1 seasons.
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