Neymar and Kylian Mbappé may attract all the light, they are not the only ones to shine in the Parisian ranks.
Neymar always on the side and Kylian Mbappé once again lacking success, the PSG nonetheless signed a great success on Saturday on the occasion of the 19e Ligue 1 day. Opposed to Brest stadium at the Parc des Princes, the capital club signed its first victory in 2021 and the first of the Pochettino era by winning 3-0. A victory notably marked by the very successful comeback of Mauro Icardi. Substitute at kick-off, the Argentinian nonetheless signed a goal and an assist after replacing Moïse Kean shortly after the hour of play.
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The former Milanese was well inspired to shine so much the one who was recruited during the last summer transfer window to play the liners does not stop scoring points. Against Brest, the player loaned by Everton has certainly rarely been to his advantage. He nevertheless opened the scoring thanks to a goal full of opportunism after a header on the post of Marquinhos. Enough to post 9 goals in Ligue 1 on his personal counter, which is already his best career total.
9 goals on 15 shots on target
And the prowess of the Italian international is all the more impressive as these 9 goals were all scored in the game. Nobody does better in Ligue 1. Kylian Mbappé (12 goals), Boulaye Dia (12 goals) and Memphis Depay (11 goals) are certainly ahead of him in the scorers’ standings but they owe it in part to the many transformed penalties. Moïse Kean nevertheless shares this honor with Karl Toko-Ekambi and Kevin Volland, they also authors of 9 goals in the game. With nevertheless a much more significant playing time since the two men show respectively 1259 and 1222 minutes of presence against 906 for the Parisian striker.
Another proof of his formidable efficiency, Moïse Kean scored his 9 goals in 31 shots including 15 on target, the transalpine striker taking an average of 2.3 shots per match (against 3.3 for Kylian Mbappé or 4.1 for Memphis Depay) And his achievements are most often precious since if it is not his goal scored at the end of the match against Strasbourg, the score is indecisive each time when it shakes the opposing nets. Another asset in his game while Mauricio Pochettino will now have to decide between Moise Kean and Mauro Icardi.
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