U.S. Abroad: Weah and Miazga both get low marks after Ligue 1 starts

A week after scoring his first Ligue 1 goal, Tim Weah got the start for Paris St. Germain at Guingamp but lasted only 45 minutes before being pulled in favor of Kylian Mbappe, who scored two goals to lead PSG to a 3-1 comeback win.

Playing between Neymar and Angel Di Maria at center forward, the 18-year-old Weah had little impact on the game as PSG was lucky to get into the locker room only 1-0 down.

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel again started three academy players -- 19-year-old Colin Dagba on the backline, 19-year-old Antoine Bernede  in midfield and Weah -- but they all struggled.

-- Less than weeks after joining Nantes on loan from Premier League team Chelsea, defender Matt Miazga debuted for the Canaris, who lost their second game in a row, a 2-0 loss to Dijon.

The 23-year-old Miazga won 11 tackles and completed 92 percent of passes but received a rating of "3" from L'Equipe, the same Weah received.

2 comments about "U.S. Abroad: Weah and Miazga both get low marks after Ligue 1 starts".
  1. frank schoon, August 19, 2018 at 11:43 a.m.

    No surprise . This is out of Weah's league, let him learn,place him on the second team or loan him out. You can't expect ,as green as he is , to be able to play between Di Maria and Neymar...What is his role suppose to be ,lay off balls for the 2 wing attackers, or stay out of the middle because Di Maria and Neymar will be cutting inside. Weah, will have difficulty creating for DiMaria or Neymar in the middle for what defender is going to follow Weah, they don't respect him...
    Ofcourse , Miazga was loaned out for he is not good enough for the Premier league.... 

  2. Fire Paul Gardner Now replied, August 20, 2018 at 4:43 p.m.

    No surprise - frankie telling us how terrible every American player is.  Amazingly, however, he got through an entire post without referencing Cruyff or making some racist remark.  Rare!!

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