Nice vs PSG live score, updates, highlights, and result as Messi fires Ligue 1 leaders ahead


PSG can increase their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to six points tonight if Christophe Galtier side’s secure a win away at Nice.

The Parisians are still in a strong position to defend their Ligue 1 title in the coming weeks, but successive league losses has increased the pressure, ahead of a title showdown with second place Lens next weekend.

Galtier will be looking to focus on matters on the pitch tonight after being forced to answer pre-game questions over the futures of key pair Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi in midweek.

Sporting News will be providing live coverage of Nice vs PSG, including score updates, commentary, and highlights as the Ligue 1 title race takes another twist at the Allianz Riviera.

MORE: Updated Ligue 1 top scorers

Nice vs PSG live score

  1H 2H Final
Nice 0


Messi — PSG — 26th min

Ramos — PSG — 76th min

Confirmed lineups:

Nice (3-4-1-2): 1-Schmeichel (GK) — 25-Todibo, 4-Dante, 55-Ndayishimiye — 33-Mendy, 28-Boudaoui, 19-Thuram, 26-Bard — 16-Ramsey —  29-Pepe, 9-Moffi

PSG (3-5-2): 99-Donnarumma (GK) — 15-Danilo, 5-Marquinhos, 4-Ramos — 2-Hakimi, 17-Vitinha, 28-Soler, 18-Sanches, 25-Mendes — 30-Messi, 7-Mbappe

MORE: Ligue 1 top goal scorers 2022-2023: Updated golden boot table in France

Nice vs PSG live updates, highlights from Ligue 1 clash


Ramos clinches it for the defending champions!!

Just as Nice push for an equaliser, the two old El Clasico rivals combine, as Messi’s perfect corner is nodded home by Ramos for his first goal of the season!!!

70 mins: Nice……..SOOOOO close to the equaliser!!!

Dante gets away from his marker, to flick on Pepe’s corner, but Donnarumma is there in the way again to keep PSG in front!!

65 mins: Ramos keeps causing problems in the opposition box as the veteran Spaniard shoots over the top!

Double change from Nice Pablo Rosario and Bilal Brahimi come on for Melvin Bard and Antoine Mendy.

60 mins: half chances at both ends as we hit the hour mark in Nice. Youssouf Ndayishimiye’s bouncing effort is clawed away by Donnarumma and Schmeichel gets a block on Ruiz’s scuffed strike.

55 mins: PSG have stood firm against the pressure of Nice at the start of the second period and Sergio Ramos gets up highest to head Messi’s free kick over the bar.

52 mins: Nice are still posing a threat here, as a scramble in the box calls Donnarumma into action AGAIN to deny Pepe.

Before another missed clearance presents Dante with a chance inside the box and his effort clatters off the bar and Marquinhos hoofs clear…….very close for Nice!

50 mins: No changes from either side at the break…..can PSG get the second goal to wrap this tie up?

46 mins: WE ARE BACK!!!


The Ligue 1 leaders — and defending champions — are 1-0 up at the break in Nice thanks a sweetly taken goal by Lionel Messi.

43 mins: So close for Nice….just before the break… Khéphren Thuram eases away from two PSG tackles and finds Pepe at the back post, but the Arsenal loanee is denied by the sprawling Donnarumma.

40 mins: An interesting battle is developing on the left hand side — Mbappe vs Todibo — certainly one to watch in the second half!

33 mins: Nice have reacted strongly to Messi’s slick finish, with a string of corners for the home side, but PSG are standing firm.

26 mins: GOALLLLLLLLLL…………….MESSI!!!

PSG’s early pressure finally pays off and it’s Messi with the breakthrough!!!!

Mendes is once again at the heart of it for PSG, as his driving run and clever pass frees Messi to swerve home a 14th Ligue 1 goal of the season!!!

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22 mins: A BIG chance for PSG, as Mendes recycles a corner back into the box, and Danilo thumps a header against Schmeichel’s post!

20 mins: Nice now look to step up the intensity… Nicolas Pepe fires off target……and Terem Moffi forces a routine stop from Gianluigi Donnarumma.

15 mins: That positive start for PSG is quickly interrupted as Renato Sanches is down — and in some pain — with the Portuguese international quickly replaced by Fabian Ruiz.

11 mins: A very interested spectator at the Allianz Riviera tonight, as the cameras catch France head coach Didier Deschamps watching on intently.

10 mins: A busy start for PSG as Nuno Mendes lashes a volley high up into the stands.

5 mins: Messi is straight into the action for PSG, as he lines up an effort from 25 yards out, but it flashes just wide of Kasper Schmeichel’s post.


15 mins from kickoff: Game No.400 for PSG captain Marquinhos tonight as the Brazilian continues his incredible consistency in Paris.

30 mins from kickoff: Galtier is back in Nice for the first time since his departure to PSG last summer……the visiting boss needs a win at his old club tonight

45 mins from kickoff: Galtier mirrors his opposite number with two starting changes, as Spanish pair Sergio Ramos and Carlos Soler come in for Marco Verratti and El Chadaille Bitshiabu…….Mbappe and Messi both start!!!

1 hr from kickoff: Two changes from the home side, from last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Angers, as Youssouf Ndayishimiye and Hicham Boudaoui come into start and Pablo Rosario and Gaëtan Laborde drop to the bench.

1 hr 30 mins from kickoff: The stage is set for a crucial night in PSG’s Ligue 1 title defence

Nice vs PSG confirmed lineups

Interim Nice boss Didier Digard is without three first-team players through injury with Jordan Lotomba, Sofiane Diop and Youcef Atal all still ruled out. However, Premier League fans will recognise some key stars for the hosts, including Kasper Schmeichel, Aaron Ramsey, and Nicolas Pepe.

Nice starting lineup (3-4-1-2): Schmeichel (GK) — Todibo, Dante, Ndayishimiye — Mendy, Boudaoui Thuram, Bard — Ramsey — Pepe, Moffi

Nice subs: Bulka (GK), Amraoui, Belahyane, Rosario, Beka Beka, Brahimi, Barkley, Bouanani, Laborde

Marco Verratti has joined a growing injury list for Galtier, with Nordi Mukiele out until next month, and Presnel Kimpembe and Neymar Jr sidelined for the rest of the campaign.

PSG starting lineup (3-5-2): Donnarumma (GK) — Danilo, Marquinhos, Ramos — Hakimi, Vitinha, Soler, Sanches, Mendes — Messi, Mbappe

PSG subs: Rico (GK), Bitshiabu, Zaire-Emery, Ruiz, Gharbi, Ekitike, Housni Letellier

Nice vs PSG live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch all of the action from this match in some of the major territories:

  TV channel Streaming
USA beIN Sports Fubo,
beIN Sports Connect
Canada beIN Sports Fubo Canada,
beIN Sports Connect
UK BT Sport 3 BT Sport app/site
Australia beIN Sports 2 Kayo Sports,
beIN Sports Connect
New Zealand beIN Sports Connect
India Sports 18 Sports 18
Hong Kong beIN Sports 2 Now Player, M Plus Live,
beIN Sports Connect

beIN Sports Connect

Singapore beIN Sports Xtra beIN Sports Connect,

UK: This match will be broadcast live in the UK via BT Sport’s TV and streaming services.

USA: This Nice vs. PSG match will be televised on beIN Sports which is streamed on Fubo, available on a free trial for new users. The stream will also be carried on beIN Sports Connect.

Canada: Similarly to the USA, the match will be carried by beIN Sports platforms, and streaming on Fubo Canada.

Australia: Fans in Australia can also watch the TV broadcast via beIN and stream the Ligue 1 match via Kayo Sports and beIN Sports Connect.

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