PSG secure nervy win over basement side Metz as Achraf Hakimi strikes in stoppage time


Metz 1-2 PSG: Mauricio Pochettino’s men secure nervy win over basement side as Achraf Hakimi strikes in stoppage time to maintain 100% start to the season after full-back netted in the early stages with Lionel Messi not in the squad

  • PSG left it late to beat Metz 2-1 to keep up their perfect start to Ligue 1 season 
  • Achraf Hakimi scored twice – including a dramatic winner to secure a 2-1 win 
  • Kiki Kouyate had netted before half time to get basement side level initially 
  • PSG keep their seven point lead at the top without presence of Lionel Messi 


Achraf Hakimi struck deep in stoppage time to earn Paris St Germain a 2-1 victory at bottom side Metz on Wednesday and maintain their perfect Ligue 1 record this season.

The Morocco full back scored after five minutes and added his second five minutes into added time to put PSG on 21 points from seven games, three days after the capital side beat Olympique Lyonnais by the same scoreline thanks to another winning goal in the dying seconds.

PSG lead second-placed Olympique de Marseille, who drew 0-0 at Angers and have a game in hand, by seven points.

Metz have three points from seven games.

PSG claimed a dramatic win over Metz thanks to Achraf Hakimi's late strike to ensure a 2-1 win

PSG claimed a dramatic win over Metz thanks to Achraf Hakimi’s late strike to ensure a 2-1 win

The full-back scored a double after finding the net against the basement side early on

 The full-back scored a double after finding the net against the basement side early on

The unfancied side got themselves level just before the break as Kiki Kouyate headed home

But Hakimi popped up with a second to avoid an embarrassing result for the league leaders

But Hakimi popped up with a second to avoid an embarrassing result for the league leaders

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