3 Talking Points from PSG's dominant 3-0 win over Marseille

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2. Excellent Marquinhos leads a defense in shambles

Galtier announced in his post-game press conference the worst possible news about Presnel Kimpembe's injury: the France international ruptured his Achilles and is out for the remainder of the season.

That happened before even reaching the 15th minute of yesterday's game, but that didn't really impact PSG's defensive performance for the bad. Marquinhos got moved from the right side of the three-man line to the left, but it could be argued that actually benefited him more than hurt his outing, all things considered.

Again, Marseille's defensive plan of man-marking the players of PSG helped Marquinhos pull off some runs forward completely freed of markers and getting into the open field in astonishing fashion. So much so that he could have even scored a goal a la Mbappe had he shot the ball slightly less crossed than he did.

That, combined with OM's lack of offensive actions and the little danger they generated in the final third, made it possible for Marquinhos to have one of his best overall games of the season. With Kimpembe down and no real alternatives on the bench (other than, perhaps, El Chadaille Bitshiabu), Marquinhos needs to keep his levels up for the remainder of the year and with Bayern Munich lurking around the corner.