5 Paris St Germain players who have impressed in the 2018-19 Ligue 1 season
Paris St Germain has enjoyed a promising run in the 2018-19 Ligue 1 season as Thomas Tuchel’s side has dominated every team it has played against. The Parisians are currently at the top of the table with 71 points and are once again in contention to lift the title.
The Paris-based club has looked solid in every department and manager Tuchel will be hoping his side continues with the momentum. The French champions won their first leg round of 16 Champions League game against Manchester United on February 12 with a 2-0 scoreline, in what was considered one of their best performances of the entire season.
The team put up a spirited performance even though key players such as Neymar and Edinson Cavani were out due to injuries. The French champions also won their Ligue 1 game against Nimes on February 23 with a 3-0 scoreline, that would have surely boosted the side’s confidence.
The Parisians have a good mix of youth and experience in their outfit and it will be interesting to see what kind of formation Thomas Tuchel opts for once Neymar and Cavani return to the squad.
The Parisians still need to work on certain areas especially their defense whenever they are playing against sides who are quick during counter attacks. Paris St Germain has produced some high-class performances but still need some fluidity in their game.
The French Champions have got some exceptional players in their team who have been crucial for the team. We take a look at 5 such players who have impressed the most this season.
#1 Kylian Mbappe
The French sensation took last year’s World Cup by storm as the 20-year-old looked in sublime form in the entire tournament. He scored four goals in seven games at the tournament and won the Golden Boot award.
Mbappe has scored 24 goals in 21 games in the ongoing Ligue 1 season with eight assists to his name. In the 2018-19 Champions League season, the Frenchman has already scored four goals in seven games with four assists.
The striker has been the shining light along with Neymar and Cavani in the forward line. The 20-year-old is a threat for any opponent because of his goal-scoring prowess and his ability to out-sprint any defender.
His dribbles can also outsmart any opposition and he has the knack of finding himself in goal scoring positions. The yougster will surely be a key figure for the Parisians till the end of the season.