By Eyong Macdella
Indomitable Lion of Cameroon and FC Nantes’ boy, Jean Charles Castelleto caused his side reduced to 10 men after he was sent off at the 81st minute in their Trophee des Champions game against Paris Saint Germain at Bloomfield.
The match which took place on Sunday, July 31st, saw the Cameroonian defender disciplined for bringing down Neymar Jr in the box in the cause of clearing danger, causing a Penalty which was taken and converted to a goal by the fouled striker.
This action contributed to Nantes’ defeat in the encounter after Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos scored one each. While Neymar Junior netted a brace; A stunning free kick second from the spot.
Argentina’s big boy, Messi, scored the first of the game at the 22nd minute of playing when he fooled goalkeeper Alban Lafont to go left if his goalpost while he netted a right- footed shot into the empty net.
Neymar Jr awarded PSG her second goal through a free kick after he was brought down right Bessie the box.
The Brazilian took the free kick brilliantly and it found the back of goalkeeper Alban’s net. Similarly, he courageously took the 81st minute penalty after he again was fouled this time around right inside the 18m box.
Sergio Ramos made 3-0 early into the second segment with a close range shot, leaving his defense line to add the goal tally.
The 4-0 victory over Nantes gave Paris Saint Germain her 15th Trophee des Champions before the start of a new season.
PSG, reigning Ligue 1 champions dominated the game from start to finish, a game termed to be Lionel Messi’s best performance after having trouble finding the back of the net last season for Paris Saint-Germain.
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written, or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from our management.
This site is not responsible for the content displayed by external sites