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PSG shocked by injury-hit minnows Dijon despite Kylian Mbappe strike


PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN were dealt a hammer blow with defeat at shocked to injury-hit minnows Dijon.

Kylian Mbappe scored for moneybags PSG but they went down 2-1 – as Dijon climbed off the bottom of the table.

 Jhonder Cadiz celebrates his goal to shock moneybags Paris Saint-Germain

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Jhonder Cadiz celebrates his goal to shock moneybags Paris Saint-GermainCredit: AFP or licensors

It was their second defeat to one of Ligue 1’s smaller clubs inside the space of just over five weeks.

PSG, bankrolled by Qatar billions, lost 2-0 at home to Reims on September 25.

They have now lost three league matches already this term, following their 2-1 loss at Rennes in their first away game of the season.

They only lost five league games in the whole of last season.

Pressure on boss Thomas Tuchel is mounting, with former Manchester United and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho one of numerous men linked with the position.



German former Borussia Dortmund boss Tuchel, 46, took over in 2018, winning the Ligue 1 title in his first season.

Against Dijon, wantaway £162million striker Mbappe gave the visitors an early lead.

The minnows looked done for when they lost three players to injury with only an hour played.

Dijon, who had only struck five league goals all season, struck either side of half-time through Mounir Chouiar and Jhonder Cadiz to take the three points and leave PSG stunned.

However, PSG remain eight points clear at the top.

They also beat Real Madrid in the Champions League and remain top of their group with three wins out of three.

They host Club Bruges in the Champions League on Wednesday, when defeat could see more speculation about United target Tuchel’s job.

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