Kylian Mbappe scored possibly aspect of halftime but picked up a thigh personal injury as Paris St Germain returned to the best of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 victory above Metz at the Stade Saint-Symphorien on Saturday.
The France forward was substituted in the closing times with a intensely strapped thigh, casting doubts on his fitness in advance of PSG’s Champions League semi-closing very first leg at house to Manchester Town on Wednesday.
“We hope it truly is not much too significant,” PSG mentor Mauricio Pochettino advised reporters. “Kylian was tranquil when he was replaced but even a basic knock is always distressing.”
PSG opened the scoring inside of 4 minutes when Mbappe latched on to a floated move from midfielder Ander Herrera, ahead of smashing it past Metz goalkeeper Alexandre Oukidja.
Towards the run of play, Metz scored their to start with goal in 4 league matches to equalise at the start of the second fifty percent as correct back again Fabien Centonze headed household a dipping cross by attacking midfielder Farid Boulaya.
PSG reclaimed the lead in the 58th moment when Mbappe capitalised on a misplaced Centonze move, just before scoring his 25th league purpose of the period with a deflected energy from outside the house the box.
Mauro Icardi’s cheeky ‘Panenka’ penalty sealed the outcome with two minutes remaining as PSG moved two details obvious of 2nd-put Lille, who have a match in hand from Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday.
The outcome rounded off a successful week for PSG as they remained on study course for an historic treble of domestic league and cup and European Cup this period, possessing defeated Angers to attain the French Cup semi-finals in midweek.
“We are on the proper monitor, there is still a thirty day period of aggressive soccer to go, we are however in the cup, in the league and in the Champions League,” Pochettino added.
“We are battling to win all three we want to execute what we want to do at the conclusion of the period.”