PSG player ratings vs Troyes: No Lionel Messi, but Kylian Mbappe isn’t slowing down! | Goal.com UK

PSG player ratings vs Troyes: No Lionel Messi, but Kylian Mbappe isn’t slowing down! | Goal.com UK

Vitinha and Fabian Ruiz also got on the scoresheet as the French champions edged ever closer to another Ligue 1 title

Kylian Mbappe and the oft-criticised midfield duo of Fabian Ruiz and Vitinha found the net as Paris Saint-Germain saw off relegation-threatened Troyes without the suspended Lionel Messi with a 3-1 win on Sunday.

Mbappe grabbed the opener, nodding the ball into an empty net after a fortunate deflection off the crossbar. Danilo Pereira then had a good chance to make it two, but headed narrowly over from a corner.

Vitinha added a second on the hour, following his own rebound for a tap-in with the goalkeeper sprawling. And although Troyes momentarily threatened by grabbing a goal of their own, Ruiz settled things with a wonderful curled effort into the top corner.

PSG have Ligue 1 all-but wrapped up, and can now only be evaluated by the calibre of performances they put in. And this one, although not exactly world-beating, was enough to see off a far inferior opponent

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