16 Apr Lille 5-1 Paris Saint Germain:’We’ve VAR so why not use it?’ – PSG flip on referee after Lille fiasco
The Warriors were defeated 5-1 on the night that they had been put to wrap up the name in the house of their nearest challengers
Paris Saint Germain’s players were included in a furious altercation with the referee following their shock 5-1 defeat to Lille because their intended name parties descended into farce.
A single stage in the Stade Pierre Mauroy could have sufficed for its winners to wrap up another title in a couple of decades, but their nighttime fell apart in spectacular style
Skipper Thiago Silva was forced off injured with Thomas Meunier following soon after.
Juan Bernat, that had briefly levelled the scores for PSG following Meunier’s first own goal, was
And after the match, the defeated winners engaged the referee in a heated exchange about decisions made during the defeat.
Qatari proprietor Nasser Al-Khelaifi might be heard yelling:”We will need to boost the amount of French football! )” Whilst Thomas Tuchel was heard saying to
He responded:”Yeah, I know, same .”
Afterwards, Draxler called out Benoit Bastien directly, demanding:”We’ve VAR so why not use it? Explain that for me!”
Bastien was in control as PSG crashed from the Coup de France contrary to Guingamp earlier in this season.
Against Lille, the next half brought no respite. PSG dropped behind soon after the separation transfer goal Pepe broke off to provide the hosts the lead, since the winners were forced to cover their first-half travails from the team in 2nd location.
Jonathan Bamba made it 3-1 with 25 minutes left to play, and Gabriel led home Lille’s fourth moments after to additional compound the winners’ distress.
Portugal defender Jose Fonte thumped home a header to make it five and around off the embarrassment.
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The reduction is PSG’s worst Ligue 1 defeat as a 5-1 loss to Sedan in December 2000.
PSG’s next opportunity to wrap up what’s definitely still an inevitable name will come off against Nantes on Wednesday.