Choupo-Moting: Hard to explain incredible howler

Choupo-Moting: Hard to explain incredible howler

Choupo-Moting: Hard to explain incredible howler

Cameroon global Choupo-Moting started with Mbappe rested and Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Edinson Cavani all unfit - the latter watched from the stands sporting a beret.

Victory for the reigning champions would have seen them retain their Ligue 1 crown on Sunday night, after second-placed Lille' 1-1 draw at Reims earlier in the day. PSG led through a goal from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting but the same striker was guilty of a.

Amid disbelieving looks from teammates, with the score at 1-1 in the first half, Choupo-Moting accidentally prevented a goal for his team despite the ball being about to cross the goal-line.

"I wondered if I was offside and it all happened very fast".

The shopping list should include an upgrade on Choupo-Moting, who will surely forever be remembered at PSG - and perhaps for his entire career - for his error.

PSG could have sealed another title in front of their fans should they have got maximum points against the visitors.

PSG are 20 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 ahead of Lille and they will have to wait a little longer to earn another incontestable league title.

Strasbourg quickly went 2-1 up and Thomas Tuchel's men required a late headed equaliser from Thilo Kehrer to save a point - after the German coach had been dismissed for arguing with referee Thomas Leonard.

In an eventful game, Choupo-Moting put the hosts ahead in the 13th minute when Colin Dagba beat the off-side trap down the right side to deliver a precise cross for the Cameroon global, who scored with a calm finish.

They will wrap up their sixth title in the last seven seasons if they avoid defeat at Lille next Sunday.

Tuchel was then sent to the stands on 58 minutes for verbally challenging the referee, with Mbappe and Julian Draxler entering the fray shortly after to try and salvage the game.

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