Ligue 1 champions PSG bring down the curtain on their 2022/23 campaign as Lionel Messi bids farewell to the French capital.
With their title defence assured, and visitors Clermont safe from relegation, the main focus at the Parc des Princes will be on the departing Messi.
Christophe Galtier confirmed the news of the Argentina star’s exit in his pre-match press conference. Messi opted against an extension to his contract, with speculation continuing over where he will be playing next season.
Sergio Ramos is also set to play his final PSG match after confirming he, too, would be leaving for a new club in the summer.
PSG (3-4-3): Donnarumma (Letiellier) (GK) — Danilo, Marquinhos (Bitshiabu), Ramos — Hakimi, Vitinha (Soler), Verratti, Zaire-Emery — Messi, Mbappe, Ekitike (Sanches)
Clermont (3-4-3): Diaw (GK) — Seidu, Wieteska, Caufriez — Zeffane (Allevinah), Gonalons (Khaoui), Gastien, Borges — Rashani, Kyei (Andric), Cham (Magnin)
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90th+3 Min: Messi’s final kick of the ball as a PSG player is denied by Diaw and the final whistle goes on a difficult night for the champions.
90th Min: Three minutes added on and Clermont will be very happy to run the clock down in Paris.
81st Min: More changes from Galtier as the clock ticks down. Back up goal keeper Alexandre Letellier is given a run out in place of Donnarumma and El Chadaille Bitshiabu comes on for Marquinhos.
Gyei is cheered off by the away fans as Komnen Andric sprints on. PSG win a string of corners, but Clermont stand firm.
75th Min: Frustration is starting to creep in for PSG now as Danilo picks up a booking, Can the hosts final a winner on Messi and Ramos’ final night?
70th Min: Clermont almost make it four on the counter attack but Donnarumma keeps out the impressive Rashani.
Changes from the home side now, as Yohan Magnin and Saif-Eddine Khaoui come on for Cham and Maxime Gonalons.
65th Min: CLERMONT HAVE TURNED IT AROUND!
THE VISITORS ARE IN FRONT!
Rashani’s low ball into the box is perfect and Kyei steers home!
60th Min: Another chance carved out for Messi, but Diaw is on hand to make an important stop, as Galtier makes a double change.
Carlos Soler and Renato Sanches are on and Vitinha and Ekitike head off.
55th Min: PSG have looked bright since the restart, and Messi misses a perfect chance to put them back in front.
Mbappe races clear of the Clermont defence and cuts back for his strike partner, however, Messi gets a bad connection on the pass and fires over!