Senegal prospect Diallo sees red as 10-man PSG defeat Metz

The 24-year-old defender was given the marching orders as Thomas Tuchel’s men laboured to their first Ligue 1 win of the season against the Maroons

Abdou Diallo was sent off as 10-man Paris Saint-Germain struggled to a 1-0 victory over Metz in Wednesday’s French Ligue 1 encounter.

The centre-back of Senegalese got dismissed by referee Mikael Lesage in the 65th minute for a second bookable offence.

Having missed the Parisians’ 1-0 defeat to Olympique Marseille where five players saw red, Diallo was restored to the depleted PSG starting XI.

In the first minute of the clash inside Parc des Princes, he was cautioned for tugging Ibrahima Niane. With 25 minutes to go, however, he was shown the way out for a second yellow card after pulling the shirt of Senegal’s Niane.

That dismissal meant that PSG have had four red cards in their last two French topflight games, as many as in their previous sixty-two (62) outings.

For Niane, that was his third red card as a professional football with the other two…

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