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Kylian Mbappe’s final PSG house recreation ends in shock defeat


Paris Saint-Germain misplaced 3-1 to Toulouse at Parc des Princes’ in Kylian Mbappe’s ultimate house recreation for the membership.

Mbappe confirmed earlier this week that he would depart PSG on the finish of the season upon the expiry of his contract. Although he didn’t title his subsequent membership, it’s extensively anticipated that he’ll be a part of Actual Madrid.

The 25-year-old’s announcement got here days after their shock Champions League elimination on the semi-final stage to Borussia Dortmund, that means he had solely 4 video games left to play for PSG earlier than upping sticks this summer time.

The primary of these 4 matches got here on Sunday night, with PSG welcoming Toulouse to the Parc des Princes for Mbappe’s final house recreation.

Mbappe opened the scoring solely eight minutes into the competition, racing onto a protracted ball straight from goalkeeper Arnau Tenas earlier than rounding opposition stopper Guillaume Restes and coolly changing.

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Mbappe broke the impasse / Franco Arland/GettyImages

However that was pretty much as good because it acquired for PSG, who have been shortly pegged again by an equaliser from Thijs Dallinga. Although the hosts dominated proceedings, they then fell behind within the second half to a surprising strike from Yann Gboho.

PSG threw the kitchen sink at Toulouse in the hunt for a late equaliser, solely to be undone by a Ninety fifth-minute objective from Frank Magri. The defeat meant little within the context of the season given the Ligue 1 title had already been wrapped up by Luis Enrique’s facet.

Mbappe will finish his PSG spell with visits to Good and Metz in Ligue 1 earlier than taking up Lyon within the Coupe de France title. He’ll depart the membership as their all-time main scorer and as one of many biggest gamers of their historical past.

Whereas Mbappe was making ready to tackle Toulouse, his seemingly future Madrid teammates spent Sunday celebrating their La Liga title with a parade by way of the Spanish capital.