PSG reduced their chances for the title with a draw against Rennes



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PSG reduced their chances for the title with a draw against Rennes

We saw that this team of Paris Saint-Germain does not have a champion character in the semifinal duel of the Champions League against Manchester City, and the complete collapse of the current season, the rich project probably experienced in Rennes.

Fighting and persistent hosts, who are fighting for a place in the new UEFA competition - the Conference League - resisted the attacks of the favored rival and it finished 1:1 However, the guests mostly threatened in the first half, in which they took the lead from the penalty spot in deep compensation, while in the continuation they acted rather sluggishly and, even thanks to the great Kaylor Navas, avoided defeat.

The Costa Rican was in the problem several times tonight, mostly after the shots of Guirassy, who scored against PSG in the 71st minute. It was after a great jump by the 25-year-old striker on a center shot by Bourigeaud from a corner.

The ball bounced off the post into the net for Guirssy'ss ninth goal of the season. Navas had to intervene as many as ten times, which is more than double that his colleague Alfred Gomis had to save. A sufficient indicator of how PSG looked in this match, in which a victory was necessary for them to stay one point less than the leading Lille two rounds before the end.

Thus, with "minus three", it does not seem that the Parisians will be able to defend the trophy. Especially because Lille plays much more confidently and decisively and it is hard to believe that they will lose the advantage in the matches with Saint-Etienne and Angers, who will not be motivated.

Although Renes had several dangerous attacks during the first half, after Neymar's goal from the penalty spot in the compensation, it did not seem that the Saints would be left without three points in this game.

Second half

However, the complete drop-in concentration and motivation after returning from halftime took the guests two points.

Almost the one that they barely saved. If Paris Saint-Germain did not have Kaylor Navas on the goal, it would be difficult for him to avoid a defeat that would definitely say goodbye to the title. Thus, hope still exists because, in the case of the same number of points, PSG will be the champion due to a much better goal difference.

The Saints will probably be without Presnel Kimpembe in both games of the last round, who received a direct red card in the 87th minute due to a fierce start that stopped the rival's counter. Just like against Manchester City, at the end of the game, he was very nervous.

Unable to do anything more in the game, they started beating, and that is certainly not a characteristic of the champion team ...