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Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 Toulouse: Kylian Mbappe Stars as PSG Clinch 12th Trophee des Champions Title

by: EdwardB


Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 Toulouse secured their record-extending 12th Trophee des Champions title with a convincing 2-0 victory over Toulouse at Parc des Princes. Lee Kang-in opened the scoring just three minutes into the match, followed by a sublime individual effort from Kylian Mbappe before halftime. This triumph marks Luis Enrique’s first piece of silverware since taking charge of the Parisiens.

Match Summary

Lee Kang-in Early Brilliance

The game ignited in style as PSG needed less than three minutes to take the lead. Ousmane Dembele’s volleyed cross was met by Lee Kang-in, who applied a composed finish at the end of a flowing team move, showcasing PSG’s attacking prowess.

Kylian Mbappe Solo Masterpiece

The highlight of the match came just before halftime when Kylian Mbappe displayed his brilliance. Picking up the ball 25 yards from goal, he left three defenders in his wake, held off another, and expertly fired past the goalkeeper, doubling PSG’s lead and effectively securing the victory.

Toulouse Moments of Threat

Despite Toulouse struggling to get out of their own half, they posed a threat and hit the post through Thijs Dallinga, reminding PSG of a small sense of jeopardy in the game. However, PSG’s defense and goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma stood firm.

Post-Match Analysis

PSG Attacking Brilliance

The overall performance of PSG was marked by attacking brilliance and fluid team play. New signings Lee Kang-in and Ousmane Dembele shone in a brilliant attacking display, indicating a promising future for the team. The debut of 20-year-old Lucas Beraldo in defense added to the positive developments for PSG.

Luis Enrique Milestone

Beyond lifting the Trophee des Champions, this victory holds particular significance for PSG manager Luis Enrique. The team’s impressive display, especially from new signings, suggests a positive transformation under Enrique’s guidance. This win could set the tone for PSG’s pursuit of further trophies this season.

Player of the Match – Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe was rightfully named the Player of the Match for his goal-scoring contribution and overall influence on the team dynamics. His solo goal showcased not only his individual brilliance but also his ability to create space for teammates.

Match Highlights

  • GOAL! PSG 1-0 Toulouse (Lee) 3′ – PSG takes the lead with a brilliant team move, culminating in a calm finish by Lee Kang-in.
  • OFF THE POST! 37′ – Toulouse’s Thijs Dallinga hits the post with a snapshot, creating a moment of jeopardy for PSG.
  • GOAL! PSG 2-0 Toulouse (Mbappe) 44′ – Kylian Mbappe’s solo masterpiece secures PSG’s victory with an unstoppable finish.
  • OFF THE POST! 56′ – Achraf Hakimi’s free-kick hits the post, showcasing PSG’s attacking prowess.


This Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 Toulouse victory marks PSG’s record 12th Trophee des Champions title, and the team will be eager to build on this success. With a five-point lead atop Ligue 1 and upcoming challenges in the UEFA Champions League and Coupe de France, PSG under Luis Enrique seems poised for a successful season. The impressive display against Toulouse, particularly from new signings and young talents, suggests a bright future for the Parisiens.

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