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Reims Shock Hapless PSG At Home French League   
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Reims Shock Hapless PSG At Home French League   

Austin Papi

The big boys of France, Paris Saint-Germain, suffered their first home defeat in the French League since May 2018.

Two unreplied goals from Hassane Kamara and Boulaye Dia gave Reims a shocking 2-0 victory at the Parc des Princes, home ground of PSG.

Reims Shock Hapless PSG At Home French League   

The Ligue 1 champions were putting out a constrained squad with a host of key players out injured. Cavani and Mbappe, still out nursing their respective injuries, Di Maria did not start the game but came off the bench and could do little or nothing to save the defending champions.

Neymar was held at bay all through the game. The 27-year-old Brazilian was given little or no chance to express himself on the ball by the resolute Reims defense.

It would be important to note that summer signings, ex-Sevilla superstar, Sarabia, former Real Madrid goalie, Navas, and former Manchester United midfielder, Ander Herrera, all played, but the depleted squad were well below their best and a courageous Reims side took advantage of these missing stars to thump PSG.

In the 29th minute, Kamara powerfully headed home the first goal of the game, though PSG piled on the pressure in the second half, seeking for the equalizer.

The visitors on a mission to end PSG's 1-year unbeaten run at home, stood firm in defense and Boulaye Dia laid the icing on the cake when he scored a second in the fourth minute of injury time, not just any goal, a spectacular bicycle kick goal that left the PSG fans in Parc de Princes stunned.

Boulaye Dia 
Boulaye Dia