PSG Goalkeeper Hero Arnau Tenas Gifts Lucky Fan Jersey After Ligue 1 Debut

PSG Goalkeeper Hero Arnau Tenas Gifts Lucky Fan Jersey After Ligue 1 Debut

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at December 4, 2023 at 10:03 AM
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  • Arnau Tenas earned the love of Paris Saint-Germain fans on his debut
  • The 22-year-old goalie made his Ligue 1 debut against La Havre on Sunday
  • Tenas kept a clean sheet after coming on for Gianluigi Donnarumma

Arnau Tenas had a debut any goalkeeper would dream of as he superbly replaced Gianluigi Donnarumma for Paris Saint-Germain and became an instant hit with the supporters.

The 22-year-old was not scheduled to start for the Parisians in their contest against Le Havre, but Donnarumma’s red card paved the way for him to have one of the best debuts witnessed in Ligue 1.

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Arnau Tenas gifted a PSG fan his jersey after his fantastic debut for the Ligue 1 champions. Photo by Jean Catuffe
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According to Ligue 1, Tenas looked poised, making seven saves and keeping a clean sheet in his Ligue 1 debut despite the onslaught from the La Havre attack on the home team.

After the game, the PSG goalie appreciated the supporters who had cheered him on all through the contest by giving out his debut jersey to one of the fans in the stands.

Goals from Kylian Mbappe in the first half and Vitinha late in the second half ensured PSG despite being a man down and under pressure the majority of the game, extended their lead at the top of the Ligue 1 table to four points after grinding out a 2-0 victory.

Enrique hails Tenas after debut

Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain manager Luis Enrique was full of praise for young goalkeeper Arnau Tenas following his brilliant debut for the reigning Ligue 1 champions, PSG Talk reports.

Enrique disclosed that the 22-year-old former Barcelona starlet was prepared for the occasion and showed everyone watching that he deserved to play for PSG by grabbing the opportunity when it presented itself.

With Donnarumma suspended for two matches, Tenas is expected to start next weekend when PSG plays against FC Nantes at the Parc des Princes.

10-men PSG win at Le Havre

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Paris Saint-Germain ground out a tense 2-0 victory away to Le Havre on Sunday courtesy of strikes by Kylian Mbappe and Vitinha, after 'keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma saw red early on.

Despite the two-goal win, PSG had to show great resilience to keep the hosts at bay and move four points clear of second-placed Nice in the table.

After going down to 10 men in the 10th minute, a fine Mbappe goal, his 15th in the league this season, gave the embattled visitors the lead, but the points were only wrapped up right at the end when Portuguese midfielder Vitinha doubled the score with one minute remaining of normal time.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..