Liga 1: A brace from Achraf Hakimi gives the Messi-less side the victory PSG beats Metz 2-1 to keep their winning streak going.
League 1 Metz at PSG: Achraf Hakimi’s brace wins the win for Messi-less PSG against Metz, PSG maintains winning streak by defeating Metz. PSG’s flawless record in Ligue 1 maintained with a 2-1 victory, their seventh in a row. At 5 minutes, Achraf Hakimi gave Tunisia the lead. In the 30th minute, though, the hosts were level thanks to Boubakar Kouyate. Metz’ Dylan Bronn was sent off for a second yellow card in injury time, and the game remained goalless. Achraf Hakimi scored a hat trick for the French giants in the 90th minute to seal the victory.
Three days earlier, PSG defeated Lyon 1-0 thanks to another last-gasp winner from the capital side’s Morocco full-back, who opened the scoring after only five minutes and added a second goal in additional time to give PSG 21 points from seven games.
A scan will be performed to determine the degree of Lionel Messi’s injury before Sunday’s match against Tottenham.
PSG are seven points ahead of second-placed Marseille, who drew 0-0 with Angers and still have a match to play.
With three points after seven games, Metz is in the bottom half of the table.