PSG beat St. Etienne in the match of the 15th round of the French Ligue 1 with the result 3-1. This game was marked by the debut of Sergio Ramos as well as a hat-trick of assists made by Lionel Messi.
Ramos wore the PSG jersey for the first time after leaving Real Madrid at the end of last season, but his debut did not start well because as St. Etienne took the lead in the 25th minute with a goal by Bouange. However, in the 45th minute, Kolodziejczak received a red card and left the home team with a player less for the rest of the match, and soon after, Messi’s cross shot was turned into a goal by Marquinhos.
PSG reached a turning point in the 79th minute when Messi hooked up Di Maria with a goal, and the final 3-1 was set by Marquinhos with his second goal, after another assist by Messi. This is Messi’s fifth time in his career that he scored a hat-trick in assists, and for the first time in a PSG jersey.
PSG remains first on the table with 40 points after 15 games played, while St. Etienne in the last position with only 12 points scored.