DIRECT. PSG-Riyadh Season Team: Ronaldo responds to Messi, the Parisians hooked (1-1)

 DIRECT.  PSG-Riyadh Season Team: Ronaldo responds to Messi, the Parisians hooked (1-1)


Cristiano Ronaldo, hit in the face, equalizes on penalty.

32′. Penalty for the Riyadh Season Team!

On a free kick, Cristiano Ronaldo rises to take the lead, but Keylor Navas completely misses his exit. His elbow ends in the face of CR7. Yellow card for Navas.

29′. Navas always vigilant

Ighalo plays with his physique to get past Sergio Ramos. He tries his luck from a tight angle, but Keylor Navas catches his shot without forcing it.

27′. Messi’s shot deflected

The Argentinian world champion tries his luck from a distance, but the defense intervenes. The corner is then pushed back by the Saudi goalkeeper.

25′. Mbappé scores… but is flagged offside

Lionel Messi launches Kylian Mbappé in depth. The Frenchman adjusts the goalkeeper perfectly, but was offside when called.

23′. Mbappé fires up the defense

Mbappé sends a superb heel to Juan Bernat, who crosses back, it is narrowly deflected by Al-Owais.

20′. Slight shiver in the Parisian surface

The Saudis are growing in numbers close to Navas’ goal, but the linesman signals an offside, while Cristiano Ronaldo is about to take an aerial ball.

18′. Neymar close to 2-0

Superb one-two between Fabian Ruiz and Kylian Mbappé in the area, above the defenders. Mbappé centers hard in front of goal, but it slips past Neymar, who throws himself.

16′. Neymar stumbles on the goalkeeper

The Parisian is at the reception of a center from Achraf Hakimi. His shot, too crushed, is pushed back by Al-Owais.

15′. Renato Sanches at fault

The Portuguese midfielder is overtaken by Saud, is conceding a dangerous free kick 10 meters from the surface. It does nothing.

13′. Mbappé beaten in the race, narrowly

Al-Owais ventures far from his cages and clears the ball, while Kylian Mbappé was very close to recovering it, completely alone.

12′. Nice stop from Navas

Luiz Gustavo unleashes a powerful left-footed shot from outside the box. Keylor Navas folds quickly and fends off the attempt.

10′. Ronaldo delights the fans

In midfield, the Portuguese put on a show, and passed a small heel bridge to Carlos Soler.

8′. Mbappé gets the corner

The French crosses to the penalty spot, but finds no one. It’s cleared for a corner.

6′. Luiz Gustavo tries his luck

New Saudi strike. The former Marseille misses the target, and sends the ball over the crossbar.

5′. Navas stops Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo escapes against Ramos and applies his shot from the left. It is well captured by Navas.


It starts very strong for PSG! Superb ball stung by Neymar above the defense. Messi resumed perfectly and opened the scoring, taking advantage of a hazardous exit from goalkeeper Al-Owais.

2′. Already a Messi-Ronaldo duel!

It was the Portuguese who intervened in front of the Argentinian.

2′. PSG put their foot on the ball

The Parisians start with a long possession phase.

1′. Here we go !

The kick-off has (finally) been given. The ball is in the feet of Paris.


The composition of Riyadh

Riyadh Season Team starting XI: Al-Owais – Abdulhamid, Al-Amri, Jang Al-Boleahi – Kanno, Luiz Gustavo, Matheus Pereira Talisca – Al-Dawsari, Cristiano Ronaldo (C)


A little late in Riyadh

The players go out on the lawn. The match will start soon.


The MNM lined up for the first time since November

Messi, Neymar and Mbappé had not started a match as starters together since November 13, 2022, before the start of the World Cup.


The starting line-up of PSG

The big names are out at Paris Saint-Germain, including the Messi-Mbappé-Neymar trio lined up from the start. The composition of Christophe Galtier:

Navas – Hakimi, Marquinhos (C), Ramos, Bernat – Fabian Ruiz – Soler – Sanches, Neymar – Messi – Mbappé


The sold-out stadium

All available seats at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh were sold out within hours a fortnight ago. Four days ago, the enclosure already hosted the final of the Spanish Super Cup, won by Barcelona against Real Madrid (3-1).


A busy schedule for Parisians

Before landing in Saudi Arabia, the Parisians made an express detour via Qatar. Arriving overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday in Doha, the Parisians trained in front of 20,000 people yesterday.


New shirt for PSG

The capital club will play with its new fourth jersey, black and gold. Training outfits in the same colors have already been unveiled since the start of the tour.


Messi and Ronaldo against each other for the last time?

The event of the evening is obviously the presence of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on the same lawn. A look back at the five most memorable matches of a legendary rivalry.


Hello everyone !

And welcome to this live to follow PSG’s friendly match live against a Saudi selection, led by Cristiano Ronaldo. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.!