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Neymar gets involved in the fight – FRENCH FOOTBALL

by: Adam Smith


Neymar gets involved in the fight - FRENCH FOOTBALL 1

The double goalscorer in the 20th round of Ligue 1 Conforama, Neymar (PSG) returns to sixth place in the official ranking of goalscorers ligue 1 Conforama, with 10 achievements.

Author of a great match against AS Monaco, at the end of the round 20, Neymar participated in ALL three objectives of the PSG. While the club’s second goal was awarded to Ballo-Touré against his team, Brazilian crack won his first ligue 1 double in almost a year and his two goals against EA Guingamp (9-0, 19 January 2019). With 10 goals, the 10th Parisian returns to 6th place in the official ranking of goalscorers ligue 1 Conforama, only one unit by Kylian Mbappé (2nd) and four from leader Wissam Ben Yedder.

> The ranking of Ligue 1 scorers in Conforama

Statistics as maddening as ever

At 27, Neymar continues to publish impressive statistics in our league. This season, he has 10 goals and 4 assists in just 11 appearances. Since arriving in France, he has 44 goals and 24 assists in 48 Ligue 1 Conforama Games. In large shape since the beginning of December, the Seleao player has found his way into the net in his last five league games (6 goals).

Ben Yedder widens the gap

At the top of the leaderboard, Wissam Ben Yedder (AS Monaco) scored his 14th goal on Sunday. This is only his fourth record this season. The French international is already just three units away from his record in a Ligue 1 Conforama season (17 goals in 2015/2016 with Toulouse FC). Also a goalscorer on the 20th, Moussa Dembélé (Olympique Lyonnais) found his way back to the net, he had not hit in the league since the 14th. Third with 11 goals, he returns to the height of Kylian Mbappé.

Further down the leaderboard, Andy Delort (Montpellier Hérault SC) returned to the Top 10 after scoring his seventh goal with a magnificent volley. Islam Slimani (AS Monaco) reached the same total by offering the draw to the ASM at the Parc des Princes. Like the Dembélé de Lyon, Fennec had not shaken the nets since Round 14.

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