Revenge on his best enemy, three more points on the clock, confirmation of the awakening of Kylian Mbappé, lethal efficiency, a new clean-sheet… everything could have gone for the best in the best of all possible worlds for PSG. If he left the Vélodrome with a new clasico in his pocket – the 45th – the champion of France did not bring back only good news of his trip to Marseille.
After delivering his 99th assist in the Parisian jersey and allowing “Killer” Mbappé to kill the suspense a little, Angel Di Maria had to abandon his partners due to a discomfort in the quadriceps of the right leg. Not really a good sign eight days before the meeting against Barcelona in the round of 16 first leg of the Champions League, this premature exit did not spoil the good mood of the Argentine.
Navas still in the room
“The most important thing is the goal and the victory and especially that everything goes as usual”, he posted on the networks, a bit lodger, after the match. The concern did not seem to have won over Mauricio Pochettino either. “For now, the medical service is confident enough to say that it is not too serious, explained the Argentine coach on Sunday evening, but we have to wait for the exams. “
Cautious, the club should wait until Tuesday before unveiling the diagnosis and its consequences. But there is no doubt that the “Fideo” will not be on the trip to Caen on Wednesday evening in the 32nd finals of the Coupe de France. He could also miss Saturday’s league game against Nice. Hit in the hip on a clumsy Dimitri Payet, Marco Verratti should be subject to the same regime of caution for the trip to Catalonia on February 16.
We will not witness the return of Navas to the Parisian cage either. In delicacy with his adductors, the Costa Rican goalkeeper was still content to train indoors on Monday and will not return to competition, at best, before this weekend.
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