With a goal from Argentine striker Lionel Messi, Paris Saint-Germain equalized today, at the Parc des Princes, 1-1 against Lens and was proclaimed champion of Ligue 1 with four dates in advance, as it took an important difference in points to Olympique de Marseille, second in the standings of the contest. As for the match, the first half was even, as both teams generated dangerous situations, but failed to define the plays.
The match would have another rhythm in the second half, since the Parisian cast approached the rival area with greater aggressiveness. For the benefit of the home side, in the opening minutes, Lens defender Kevin Danso was sent off for double yellow. With an extra man, those led by Mauricio Pochettino went in search of the goal with all their offensive power. In fact, in the 68th minute of the match, the Argentine Lionel Messi controlled the ball in the vicinity of the area and took a powerful left-footed shot to put the 1-0 partial. Despite the advantage, PSG could not keep the goal at zero, as in the final moments Lens tied the match with a goal from Corentin Jean and put suspense to the consecration of the local cast. Finally, there was equality in the Parc des Princes and Paris Saint-Germain, thanks to the wide advantage of points, was crowned champion of the Ligue 1.De this way, the institution achieved its tenth league title (1986, 94, 2013, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20 and 22), the same amount as Saint Etienne.