Brest 1-2 PSG: Individual Grades of the Paris Saint-Germain players

Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, PSG
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Brest vs PSG - Grades: Defenders

3 - Pembele: He tried, he was alone all day on the right waiting for a pass on offense that nearly never reached him because PSG decided they wanted to only use the left wing and Nuno Mendes. And when he was actually tasked with doing something (on defense, though) he fumbled the play entirely and his bad reaction led to Brest's goal.

3 - Sergio Ramos: Say what you want about Ramos, but he's cooked. Sure, he brings the veteranship and the leading presence and whatever, but that's BS when it comes to making a difference on the pitch facing whoever is in front of you, from Bayern to Brest. The only time he had to defend a threat he screwed everything entirely with his molasses-like pace tracking back, never catching up with Honorat's rush. Deepest defender in the middle of a three-man line? Sure. CB in a two-man line? Nah, that's not for him anymore.

6 - Danilo: Solid as always. No flashes, no need for them. Moves the ball and keeps things going on offense. Is always there in defensive plays. Can't complain!

7 - Nuno Mendes: The best player on PSG's side at Brest. The man can't catch a break when it comes to getting knocked though, as he got rocked in the nuts once and then stepped on by a forward inside his own area. Anyway, he was handed all of the offensive responsibility with PSG only looking to the left side of the pitch, and did more than enough throughout the whole game. Kept his spirits up for the full evening, unlike his teammates.

4 - Bernat: You wouldn't believe it but Bernat played more than 15 minutes replacing Pembele. No, seriously, go check the stat sheet!