The previous league champions struggled as they went all the way down to their rivals impressed by the African star
Ghana’s winger Kamaldeen Sulemana recorded an help as Rennes defeated PSG 2-0 in a Ligue 1 encounter at Roazhon Park on Sunday.
Sulemana’s aspect registered the victory as Gaetan Laborde scored late within the first half earlier than Flavien Tait added the opposite objective simply because the second half started.
Morocco’s Nayef Aguerd did a greater job by restraining an accelerating Kylian Mbappe within the sixth minute as PSG threatened to open the rating early.
Within the tenth minute, Sulemana led Rennes’ assaults because the play he began ended at Gaetan Laborde’s toes, however PSG’s Gianluigi Donnarumma was alert to thwart the approaching hazard.
Achraf Hakimi misplaced the ball contained in the penalty space within the 18th minute when PSG counter-attacked however Rennes recovered, counter-attacked too however their transfer was equally blocked for a fruitless nook.
Idrissa Gueye’s long-distance shot within the twenty seventh minute barely missed the left-post as Rennes managed to maintain them far-off from their penalty field.
Lionel Messi gained a free-kick within the thirty first minute and his curled effort from 25-yards hit the bar and bounced into play as Rennes breathed a sigh of aid.
As Rennes recovered from the PSG siege, Sulemana gained a nook and the house aspect took time earlier than they delivered it however have been unable to choose something significant from the set-piece within the forty first minute.
Senegal’s Alfred Gomis did nicely to cease Angel Di Maria’s cross that was destined for a PSG participant within the forty fourth minute. Gomis and Sulemana, have been at this level Rennes’ excellent gamers.
Gaetan Laborde – with an help from Sulemana – scored the opener for Rennes within the forty fifth minute. The Ghanaian delivered a cross from the left-wing and Laborde – with a first-time volley – buried the ball into the far put up as Rennes took the lead in opposition to the run of play.
The house aspect scored the second simply because the second half started when unmarked Tait discovered the again of the online from a cross delivered by Laborde.
The referee needed to warning Rennes’ Jonas Martin after he hit a PSG participant throughout an aerial problem whereas Presnel Kimpembe and Donnarumma have been yellow-carded for protests within the fifty fifth minute.
Sulemana – who was a thorn in PSG’s flesh – took a right-footed shot within the 62nd minute, however he couldn’t discover the far proper nook.
Gueye was among the many gamers substituted within the seventy fifth minute alongside Neymar and Marco Verratti as Mauro Icardi, Georginio Wijnaldum and Ander Herrera got here on.
Hakimi may have simply handed Rennes a penalty within the 82nd minute when he seemed to have made contact with Laborde within the field, however after a VAR evaluation that confirmed Hakimi made contact with the ball and never Laborde – the referee needed to cancel his earlier determination that had awarded the house aspect a penalty.
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