Neymar and Tiago Djalo had been each despatched off throughout PSG’s house defeat to Lille.© AFP
Paris Saint Germain’s star ahead Neymar was concerned in an astonishing altercation with Lille defender Tiago Djalo on Saturday. Neymar and Djalo had been each despatched off after a shoving match late within the recreation. As the 2 headed in direction of the tunnel, tensions rose between them, with Neymar animatedly gesticulating in direction of Djalo. Officials separated the 2 as they entered the tunnel, however Neymar tried to run round them to get to Djalo, who himself additionally appeared to need to confront the Brazilian star, however officers managed to once more efficiently separate them earlier than issues may get out of hand.
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Neymar’s crimson card within the ninetieth minute summed up a irritating night for PSG, as they went down 0-1 at house to Lille, who’ve now taken a three-point lead on the prime of Ligue 1.
This was Neymar’s second sending off this season and fourth since he joined PSG in a world-record deal in 2017.
PSG have now suffered three straight house league losses for the primary time since 2007, they usually path Lille by three factors with seven video games left.
Monaco are an additional level behind in third after beating Metz 4-0, however Lyon misplaced floor, dropping 5 factors off the lead in fourth with a 1-1 draw at fifth-placed Lens.
Mauricio Pochettino’s PSG had been fancied to ease to a different league title after profitable 4-2 in Lyon earlier than the current worldwide break, however Saturday’s consequence raises doubts about their credentials.
They have taken only one level from 4 video games towards Lille and Monaco this season. Lyon additionally beat them in Paris.
“I am disappointed with the result and at losing three important points. I am not worried but we will need to keep fighting to the end,” mentioned Pochettino.
“We are an inconsistent side for lots of reasons but we are working to fix that.”
(With AFP Inputs)
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