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Ligue 1 Showers Praise On Ex-Arsenal Star, Sanchez For His Brilliant Run Of Form So Far This Season

French football governing body popularly known as Ligue 1 has today reacted by showering praise on former Arsenal and Barcelona star, Alexis Sanchez for his blistering run of form so far this season at the heart of the attacking line.

The 34 year old Chilean international was in action yesterday for French Ligue 1 giant Olympique Marseille in their round of 16 ties of the ongoing Coupe de France tournament at home against Christophe Galtier led Paris Saint Germain team at the Stade Velodrome.

Alexis Sanchez in the game played his part and also contributed his quota in the thrilling and keenly contested encounter which ended two goals to one in their favour and as such got the Parisien knocked out of the competition.

Alexis Sanchez in the game opened the scoring sheet for his team thereby gave the host the lead via penalty as he put the ball away from the spot to make it one nil, before Sergio Ramos got the visitor levelled in the late minute to the end of the first half to make it 1-1 at half time.

The host in the second half were able secure the hard-fought victory as Ruslan Malinovsky put the host ahead yet again with a classic goal that made it two goals to one which was also the final scoreline at full time.

After the game, Ligue 1 showered praise on Alexis Sanchez with a post via their verified Twitter handle with the caption indicating that he has brought the heat to the attacking tempo of his new team since making his debut following his arrival in the last summer transfer window.

It was then revealed that he has been able to make a 12 goal contributions in his 27 appearances in all competitions so far and he was also pivotal in the game against Paris Saint Germain.

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