PSG defeats Caen and wins the last game of the year
PSG’s last duel of 2017 was held on this Wednesday (20), at the Parc des Princes. The French team ended the year with a golden key, after beating Caen by 3-1, in the 19th round of the French Championship. Cavani, Mbappé and Berchiche secured the victory goals.
First half –
The last game of the year started well for PSG, with the team attacking and scoring in 20 minutes. Shortly after seven minutes, Pastore sent Mbappé into the area, he dribbled the goalkeeper, but kicked it out. After the attempt, the Paris team was completely objective in the match, causing danger until the 20th minute, when Mbappé crossed from the right to Cavani, who completed to the goal.
Caen caused danger at the 23rd minute, with a cross from Mbengue, who put the ball on Rodelin's kick, but ended up sending it outside. The game was well-balanced for the next few minutes, but with Neymar Jr., Cavani and Mbappé speeding up the duel, it was clear that the PSG dominated.
41 minutes played and Neymar Jr. almost extended the lead, but his shot from the left glanced off the top of the bar to fall behind the net. Without new opportunities, the first time came to an end.
Second half –
In the second half, PSG came back even more aggressive. After three minutes Neymar Jr. rolled to Mbappé, who tried to cut the goalkeeper, but did not. At 10, it was the Frenchman’s turn to launch the ball on the second crossbar to Cavani, who sent it out. But the goal came at 11, after Njr accelerated to the area and, after falling, Lo Celso took the opportunity to pass for Mbappé to expand.
After the goal, the PSG rained chances to score against Caen, making the team rarely leave the field of defense. After 23 minutes, after receiving a ball from Lo Celso, Neymar Jr accelerated and kicked, sending it in the crossbar. The number 10 tried to rebound the shot, but stopped in the rear. Until, at 35, the third of the club came from Berchiche’s kick, after an Exchange of passes with Neymar Jr.
Caen fought back at the end of the game, after Thiago Silva touched his arm in the ball, inside the area. Santini charged the penalty and reduced to his team. No new chances, PSG left 2017 as a great victorious team.