Match Info – Brest vs Paris Saint-Germain – 2023-03-11
Brest 1-2 Paris Saint-Germain Highlights
Paris Saint-Germain extended their lead at the top of the Ligue 1 table to 11 points with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over relegation-threatened Brest, as Kylian Mbappé scored the winning goal which also marked PSG’s 3000th goal in Ligue 1.
PSG’s 2-1 victory over Brest, after a late winner from Kylian Mbappé, saw the French champions extend their commanding lead at the top of Ligue 1 to 11 points, despite Brest holding firm during the early exchanges and Carlos Soler seeing PSG’s best opportunity of the opening half-hour tipped onto the post.
As halftime approached, PSG increased their pressure in the final third and scored the opening goal in the 37th minute through Soler’s clinical finish following a parried long-range effort from Mbappé, but Brest responded swiftly with an equalizer from Honorat’s clever finish just six minutes later.
Brest continued to put up a strong fight in the second half, but Lilian Brassier missed a golden chance to take the lead, while PSG’s Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi both failed to convert their opportunities, with the game remaining finely balanced.
As the clock wound down towards the end of the game, PSG and Brest were both eager to score the winning goal, but it was Kylian Mbappé who sealed the deal for the visitors with a perfectly timed run and finish, marking PSG’s 3,000th goal in Ligue 1 and widening their lead at the top of the table.