Ligue 1 champions PSG suffer defeat at the hands of Toulouse

PSG suffer defeat at the hands of Toulouse || Imago

Ligue 1 champions PSG suffer defeat at the hands of Toulouse

Stephen Oladehinde 22:05 - 12.05.2024

Paris Saint Germain stumbled to a defeat to Toulouse at their home ground Parc des Princes.

Luis Enrique’s men were recently crowned the champions of French Ligue 1 for the third time in a row.

However, with just three games left to play in the league, they suffered a 3-1 home defeat to Toulouse 

As it happened 

PSG manager Luis Enrique made just one change to his side that lost 1-0 to Dortmund in the UCL semi-final, eliminating them from the tournament.

Toulouse manager Carles Martinez on the other hand made four changes to his team that lost 2-1 to Montpellier last weekend.

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The game started with the home side piling pressure on Toulouse which paid off in the eighth minute of the game.

Kylian Mbappe's incredible solo effort culminated in a goal from inside the penalty area. He makes it 1:0 by perfectly placing the ball in the lower left corner.

Mbappe in action for PSG || Imago
Mbappe in action for PSG || Imago

It did not take long before the away side responded with an equaliser in the 13th minute, just five minutes after PSG took the lead.

Thijs Dallinga, who is unmarked, received a pass from Moussa Diarra inside the box and buried the ball in the left side of the net.

Toulouse players celebrating their goal || Imago
Toulouse players celebrating their goal || Imago

Both teams failed to utilise their chances to take the lead in the first half as the referee blew the whistle for half-time.

The second half started and Toulouse brought in their A-game with a change of approach and attacking instinct which paid off.

Yann Gboho made a fantastic effort to find the right side of the net in the 69th minute after Gabriel Suazo slipped the ball to him on the outskirts of the area.

The away side did not relent and added the third goal to prevent a comeback by PSG in stoppage time.

Frank Magri received the ball inside the box, reacted quickly and without any problems stabbed the ball in the middle of the goal to seal the win. 

Immediately after the restart, the referee blew the whistle for full-time, leaving the league winners with a defeat.