Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria has been substituted during the 2d half of their 2-1 Ligue 1 loss to Nantes amid stories his home had been burglarised with his household inside.
At some point of the hour mark, PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino left the arena for about a moments after an earlier dialogue with sporting director Leonardo, who was once on his cell phone.
It was once unclear why the trade came about nonetheless it coincided with Argentina extinct Di Maria being changed.
Pochettino accompanied his countryman Di Maria to the locker room with his arm around him.
“There was once a situation outside of sport itself that you are now mindful of,” Pochettino stated after the game, without mentioning Di Maria by title.
“For the gamers this goes beyond soccer and it ought to be taken into consideration.”
RMC Sport reported during the game that Di Maria had left the stadium and that he had been taken off due to a “serious personal matter”.
Canal+ and RMC Sport equipped a extra update at fulltime, stating that Di Maria, along with a PSG teammate, believed to be captain Marquinhos, had their homes targeted on Sunday whereas the game was once ongoing.
According to the media shops, PSG confirmed the stories, with RMC Sport additionally claiming that both attacks took space whereas the respective families of the gamers were at home.
Home robberies are something the French giants had been suffering with for roughly 18 months now with weak skipper Thiago Silva, Mauro Icardi, Sergio Rico and Eric Maxim Choupo Moting amongst others to indulge in suffered from identical incidents.
Defending champion PSG’s seventh defeat of the league season left them three points behind leaders Lille and stage with third-space Lyon.
Germany winger Julian Draxler assign PSG forward in the 41st minute handiest for Nantes to hit encourage with objectives from Randal Kolo Muani and Moses Simon.
Despite the win Nantes are 18th and remain in the plunge zone.
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Maignan confirmed extraordinary composure and reflexes to stick out his true leg and block Stevan Jovetic’s effort at Stade Louis II.
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