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Avid Messi steals the show on Ramos' debut at PSG

 Sergio Ramos made his authority debut at Paris Saint-Germain but it was Lionel Messi who intercepted the moves when Ligue 1 pioneers crushed Saint Etienne. 

 Ligue 1

 Result: SaintEtienne 13 Paris SaintGermain 

 Date: November 28, 2021

 Scene: Stade GeoffroyGuichard 

 Mauricio Pochettino gave Ramos his presentation for PSG under protection in Marquinhos, while Angel di Maria expelled the injured Ander Herrera, who was limping against Manchester City . 


 The hosts won the ball back in just five minutes when Neymar Messi's center returned home. 


 While the Ligue 1 pioneers were initially not considered goalkeepers, the hosts managed to stop the parade in the 23rd minute when Denis Bouanga opened the gate from close range. 


 PSG should have equalized in 40 minutes after a riveting center burst into the six yard box, but Kylian Mbappé had to be beaten by Etienne goalkeeper Etienne Green. 


 However, the guests had a touch of self-confidence at halftime when Saint-Etienne was reduced to ten men after a direct red card from Timothee Kolodziejczak. 


 PSG exploded seconds later when Messi converted from kit supplier and Marquinhos sent a nice free kick into the box to end the game at home. 


 The visitors continued into the second half, with Messi and Mbappé giving their side the lead almost prematurely. 


 Pochettino made his first improvement 15 minutes after suspension when Idrissa Gueye defeated Leandro Paredes in a search for victory. 


 PSG scored in the 79th minute when Messi received his second assist from Di María, who fired a good shot into the back corner to ensure the association's pioneers the best spotlights. 


 The game ended in an uncomfortable mood for PSG as Neymar was constrained after a terrible ordeal in the final stage of the experience. 


 PSG had enough time to score a third goal and Messi played a great hand to set Marquinhos up for his second goal of the day in the second half of stoppage time.


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