After another few weeks out of the game, we can finally say that Kylian Mbappe is back as one of PSG’s most important leaders.
The French forward was cleared on Thursday by Thomas Tuchel’s medical team after he recovered from a recent problem, he was part of the bench players in the most recent game.
Paris Saint-Germain visited Nice at Allianz Riviera Stadium, they are still at the top of Ligue 1 but they needed a new away victory tonight.
With players such as Angel Di Maria, Pablo Sarabia, and Mauro Icardi, the French giants confirmed they are going through a great moment.
The match had a little bit of everything, the Nice players lost their temper during the second half as they saw how the Parisian squad was better than they were in every aspect of the game.
We have a team that is currently being led by Angel Di Maria, who took full responsibility for the team’s creation with both Neymar and Mbappe out of commission.
‘Fideo’ managed to score a double during the first half, this was more than enough to get all the PSG players more comfortable with the result and manage the rest of the game.
Also, Kylian Mbappe wouldn’t feel any pressure if Tuchel decided to put him back on the pitch this evening.
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) October 18, 2019
The second half wasn’t as easy for PSG.
With the initial 2-0 advantage from PSG, Nice decided to become tougher with their defending and the visiting players suffered quite a bit with fouls.
In fact, the locals saw two of their footballers getting sent-off right after they pulled one back for their side.
If Cyprien and Herelle hadn’t lost their minds, perhaps Ganago’s goal would’ve been more helpful for Nice.
The two red cards that Nice suffered came with only 15 minutes left on the clock, and this is exactly when Thomas Tuchel decided to act.
Kylian Mbappe got back on the pitch with only seven minutes left on the clock, but that was more than enough time to create a lot of damage in OGC Nice’s defense.
As soon as he touched the first ball, we realized how much we all missed his football.
Mbappe is still that explosive player who can’t really control his pace as much as he should, he needs to take this return slowly if he doesn’t want to fall injured again.
But controlling Kylian is very much like trying to control a wild horse, it’s almost impossible to do so.
It took him only those minutes to make the fans believe that PSG was far more superior to Nice than they actually were, the final score was 1-4 in the Parisian club’s favor.
83’: Subbed on
88’: Scores goal
92': Assists Icardi
— B/R Football (@brfootball) October 18, 2019
Mbappe started moving around the left side of the pitch with freedom, his speed and pace are nearly impossible to counter for any defender.
After only a few minutes, Kylian scored his second goal of the tournament when he found a loose ball inside the box.
But his impact on the game was only getting started, he also served Mauro Icardi with an assist that gave PSG the final result he previously mentioned.
Angel Di Maria led the attack on the final goal, and Kylian Mbappe was the one who broke the defensive line with his speed.
This new performance proves that as long as he is healthy, this young player is one of Paris Saint-Germain’s most important players and a true leader.
Mbappe won’t be one of those loud-mouth footballers who are also very prominent in front of a microphone, but he will speak loudly on the pitch.
We are just glad that Mbappe is finally back in time to play the UEFA Champions League, PSG will visit Club Brugge next Tuesday and a victory would pretty much land them the ticket to the tournament’s knock-out stages.
This is where we want to see Kylian Mbappe perform, against the best clubs in the world and during the UEFA Champions League. Ligue 1 has turned into a child’s play for the French star.
Kylian Mbappé vs Nice:
13’ Minutes Played
7 Accurate Passes
2 Key Passes
1 Big Chance Created
What a way to return from the future superstar. pic.twitter.com/IrVhShdT3a
— Esteban (@KML7i_) October 18, 2019
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