Original title: French Ligue 1-Neymar lifted the ban and comeback Icardi scored twice, Paris 2-0
At 3 o'clock in the morning on September 28th, Beijing time, the final game of the fifth round of the 2020-2021 season Ligue 1 kicked off. Paris Saint-Germain challenged Reims away. After 90 minutes of fierce battle between the two sides, Paris finally defeated Reims 2-0. Among them, Icardi scored a goal each in the second half.
The two sides have faced each other 12 times in all competitions, including 11 times in the French League. Paris has the upper hand with 6 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, scoring 22 goals and losing 13 goals. The last time the two teams met was in the French League Cup semi-finals last season, when Paris defeated Reims 3-0 in the away game. Before that, the two sides had met in the 7th round of last season's Ligue 1 league, when Paris lost 0-2 to Reims at home, and that game was also the first loss that Paris suffered last season.
In this campaign, Paris coach Tuchel attacked with a strong line, among which Neymar lifted the ban and returned to partner Mbappé and Icardi. In the 6th minute, Paris took the lead in the attack, Neymar went straight, Mbappe's left foot in the penalty area was blocked from the bottom line.