The Argentinean was replaced just after the Leandro Paredes hour mark at the Parc des Princes after he was warned of an emergency
Robbery in Di Maria’s mansion
Angel Di Maria got bad news during the loss of Paris Saint-Germain’s in Nantes on Sunday after he received news that his home was robbed with his family members present, Goal can confirm. The Argentine was replaced just after the Leandro Paredes hour mark at the Parc des Princes, after Randal Kolo canceled Julian Draxler’s opening. Mauricio Pochettino’s side slipped to a 2-1 defeat against Antoine Kombouare’s side, which was threatened with relegation thanks to winner Moses Simon’s, but after that their focus was more on the well-being of Di Maria’s than on the end result.
Robbery happened during the game
Angel Di Maria gave up a solid executive and helped Paris Saint-Germain’s push back the lead when Leonardo’s sporting director signaled Mauricio Pochettino’s communication on the sidelines. The former Tottenham boss quickly escorted Di Maria out and disappeared into the dressing room with the forward, then returned a few minutes later to watch the rest of his side’s match. The hosts appeared to be reeling from the news and fighting for the rest of the game, and their anxiety was compounded at the end of the trial by the disclosure that Marquinhos’ teammate’s parents were also victims of domestic intruders. The incident is not the first time Angel Di Maria has been attacked; his family was traumatized by an incident during his time at Manchester United that contributed to his exit from Old Trafford. “This is not an excuse, but there was a drop in energy,” the Argentine stated when discussing his side’s speech. “We talked about things other than football after playing in the locker room.” The truth is that in the first period we controlled the match, but after the equalizer we were in trouble and we weren’t strong enough to hang on to this match.”