Javier Pastore & Blaise Matuidi Named In L’Equipe’s Team Of The Week

Following their scintillating performances against Montpellier last weekend, both Blaise Matuidi and Javier Pastore have been named in the Ligue 1, Best XI for Week 8 by sports daily L’Equipe.

Both players were pivotal in the 3-0 victory that ended a 12-year winless streak at the Stade de la Mosson.

Matuidi shone in the centre of midfield by quelling his opposition and Argentine Pastore netted a brace, with his first being an early contender for goal of the season.

Both were marked 8/10.

Team in full: Mandanda (Marseille, 8) – Bamba (Dijon, 7), Abdennour (Toulouse, 7), Angoua (Valenciennes, 7), Béria (Lille, 7) – Lemoine (Saint-Etienne, 8), Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain, 8) – Oliech (Auxerre, 8), Pastore (Paris Saint-Germain, 8), Bastos (Lyon, 8) – Gomis (Lyon, 8).


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