Paris Saint-Germain beat Nantes 4 goals to 2 at the Parc des Princes this Saturday March 4 on behalf of the 26th day of Ligue 1. Kylian Mbappé, who scored the fourth Parisian goal, is now, with 201 goals, the top scorer for the capital club.
Kylian Mbappé became this Saturday at 24 the top scorer in the history of Paris Saint-Germain by scoring his 201st goal against Nantes (4-2) in Ligue 1. He thus exceeded the 200-goal mark set by the Uruguayan Edinson Cavani, now in Valencia, whom he had equaled six days ago by signing a double against Marseille (3-0)
At the top of the 2022/2023 scorers’ ranking in L1
Scorer in added time with the captain’s armband, Mbappé received a big ovation from the Parc des Princes. The former Monaco player tops the Ligue 1 goalscoring charts with 18 goals.
PSG consolidated their first place in the standings on the 26th day of Ligue 1, four days before their round of 16 Champions League return against Bayern Munich. The German club, for its part, won a few hours earlier on the lawn of poorly ranked Stuttgart (2-1) thanks to a goal in the 62nd from Cameroonian international Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, former teammate of Mbappé .
The native of Bondy assured not to have put pressure, “ I knew I was going to beat him (the record, editor’s note) “. “This goal comes at the last minute, and it’s beautiful, it’s beautiful “, he continued. “ Just play here (in Paris), it’s a privilege, I had the chance to enjoy every moment, I progressed as a player, I changed a lot. I arrived, I was a young player, maybe talented but a young player, and as a man too, I learned a lot here “Commented the top scorer of the last World Cup in Qatar.
Shadow on the board for Paris: its defense, which again let itself go up from 2-0 to 2-2, as against Lille (4-3 victory in the end), and its goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, guilty of the two Nantes goals of Ludovic Blas and Ignatius Ganago. Tonight, Paris scored through Lionel Messi, Jaouen Hadjam (csc), Danilo and Mbappé.
The capital club is ahead of Marseille (52 pts), which plays Rennes (5th) on Sunday, Lens (51 pts) and Monaco (50 pts), traveling to Troyes (19th), also on Sunday.