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Leicester City Star James Maddison Impressed With PSG Ace Neymar

Leicester City Star James Maddison Impressed With PSG Ace Neymar Photo: TT
Paris Saint-Germain Forward Neymar

Leicester City attacking midfielder James Maddison has raved about Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar on Twitter.

Maddison was impressed with the display produced by Neymar during PSG’s 2-1 win against Atalanta in the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Wednesday evening.

The 28-year-old Brazil international laid the ball for Marquinhos to score in the 90th minute to cancel out Mario Pasalic’s goal for Atalanta as early as the 26th minute.

The former Barcelona star was involved in PSG’s second and winning goal as well, as Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting found the net in the third minute of injury time.

Leicester star Maddson was following the match, and he was hugely impressed with Neymar.

Stats

Against Atalanta on Wednesday evening, PSG star Neymar took seven shots of which two were on target, played four key passes, had a pass accuracy of 74.5%, took 113 touches, attempt 16 dribbles, and put in four crosses.

So far this season, the Brazilian has made four starts and one substitute appearance in the Champions League for the French club, scoring three goals and providing three assists in the process.

Subhankar mondal
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