This Saturday night, Paris Saint-Germain has easily disposed of the SC Bastia (7-0) in 32th final of the Coupe de France with goals from Thiago Silva, Adrien Rabiot, Christopher Nkunku, Thiago Motta, Lucas Moura, Angel Di Maria and Julian Draxler.
Rabiot starts strong in 2017
Early in the season, we had already highlighted the rise of Adrien Rabiot. For weeks, the middle runner missed PSG. For his first official match of 2017, Rabiot was excellent. Pressing in midfield, we have also seen taking responsibility … and be rewarded with a beautiful goal with a shot from 20 meters.
Nkunku interesting left
It has often criticized procrastination tactics Unai Emery of the end of last season. Particularly on the left where the winger Basque tended to tinker solutions. This Saturday night, it was still the case with Christopher Nkunku placed left winger. In his role composition, the young midfielder was very good, even scoring a nice goal he built himself (47 th ).
Ben Arfa … but not decisive tip
Aligned center-forward Hatem Ben Arfa passed a real test in place of Edinson Cavani. The international tricolor has struggled to exist in the center, dézonant regularly to exist in the game … This did not stop to take a little confidence by being decisive passer on the 4 th order signed Thiago Motta , by pulsing the sixth goal with Thomas Meunier right and offering the 7 th to Draxler.
Lucas Di Maria and stimulated by competition
With the arrival of Draxler, places will be expensive in the corridors to Paris Saint-Germain. Holder of the right attacking trio, the Brazilian has been very important in the wider Paris region success: decisive passer on the corner for the opener Thiago Silva (30 th ), Lucas also scored his goal on a penalty he itself caused. He returned to play on the end, Angel Di Maria has also shown that it is re-energized scoring the 6 th goal and by being very active in advanced.
Draxler, first successful
Back in the game for the last half hour when the score was already 4-0, Julian Draxler was able to make fairly quiet debut with PSG at the Parc des Princes. A great opportunity for the German to get to know new partners and refine its automation with its new partners. The former Wolfsburg player even signed his first goal while touched. His passing is a pure delight.