Presnel Kimpembe produces incredible defending for PSG vs Lille despite being injured

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After a difficult start to their season, Paris Saint-Germain faced a tough trip to league leaders Lille on Sunday night.

PSG went into the clash one point behind the league leaders and that’s where they remain following a 0-0 draw at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

In truth, it was a wretched match with a Neymar-less PSG only managing one shot on target in 90 minutes.

Meanwhile, the home side had 30% possession and only had three shots on target themselves.

So, why are we talking about it?

Well, that’s because of Presnel Kimpembe.

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’s 25-year-old defender produced some of the best defending you’ll ever likely to see to stop a four-on-one attack from Lille.

In the 78th-minute, Lille countered from a PSG corner. Suddenly, it was four vs one in Lille’s favour.

Then, disaster struck as Kimpembe appeared to pull his hamstring as Lille flew forward.

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Surely PSG were about to concede.

But, somehow, Kimpembe produced a quite incredible tackle on Burak Yilmaz to stop to attack before kicking the ball away to a teammate.

Unbelievable.

Check out some of the reaction on social media:

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It proved to be a vital challenge as PSG held on to a 0-0 draw.

The draw leaves PSG on 32 points from their opening 16 matches. They host Strasbourg on Wednesday before taking a winter break until January 6.

Manager Thomas Tuchel is under enormous pressure in the French capital but Kimpembe may have just kept him in the job for a little bit longer.

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