Kylian Mbappe achieved many things in his young career. He won a World Cup, was named France’s captain, and scored a hat trick in a World Cup. However, his most recent achievement is breaking Paris Saint-Germain scoring record in Ligue 1.
Mbappe led his team to a 3-1 win against Lens. He scored the first goal, his 139th Ligue 1 goal for PSG. Also, he assisted Lionel Messi for PSG’s final goal. Mbappe achieved the milestone in his 169th game in the league. According to bookie pay per head solutions report, he overtook Edison Cavani’s record of 138 goals in Ligue 1. Cavani needed 200 games to achieve the previous record.
According to sports news reports, Lens went down to nine points behind PSG in the Ligue 1 standings. Thus, it seems like PSG will earn its 11th title this season. Also, Salis Abdul Samed’s red card didn’t help Lens.
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Losing two consecutive home games gave championship contenders Lens and Marseille optimism that PSG was going through a mediocre stretch.
PSG coach Christophe Galtier said that the game against Lens was a match they needed to win. It came after losing two games straight at home. Also, they consider Lens as their rival. Thus, they needed to win the match.
According to the best bookie software sources, PSG needs to keep the momentum going in the season’s last seven games. Marseille and Lens are still trying to win the title. Also, the team needs to stay focused and on top until the end.
Galtier is now preparing the team for the game against Angers. Although they are the favorites for the match, they need to show determination heading to the final stretch of the tournament.