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Lens 1-1 PSG: injury-time Georginio Wijnaldum header levels as Lionel Messi misfires again

Lens 1-1 PSG: stoppage time Georginio Wijnaldum header levels after Seko Fofana long ranger scared Ligue 1 leaders as Lionel Messi starts, but fails again

  • Paris-Saint Germain traveled to the high-flying Lens in Ligue 1 on Saturday
  • Seko Fofana scored the opener with a long range effort at 62 minutes
  • Georginio Wijnaldum’s header finally equalized from Kylian Mbappe .’s cross
  • PSG now have one win in their last four games across all competitions


Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe couldn’t get through, so it fell to Georginio Wijnaldum to save PSG against Lens on Saturday night.

Seko Fofana opened the scoring after 62 minutes with a thumping attack past Keylor Navas, and PSG struggled all night to control the hosts – leaking more shots than they could make.

Finally, Mbappé delivered a quality moment two minutes into stoppage time, bringing in an inch-perfect ball that Wijnaldum sent into the net.

Draws to Nice and Lens, plus a defeat to Man City in Europe, mean PSG have only had one win in four games: the 3-1 win over St Etienne.

More to follow…

Gini Wijnaldum headlined the winner to save PSG from embarrassment against Lens on Saturday

The former Liverpool midfielder rose above the defenders to meet Kylian Mbappe's late cross

The former Liverpool midfielder rose above the defenders to meet Kylian Mbappe’s late cross

Lionel Messi had another rough night as his stuttering adjustment to life in Paris continues

Lionel Messi had another rough night as his stuttering adjustment to life in Paris continues

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