PSG finally beated Barcelona 3: 2 at Parc des Princes in Paris, in a game of the second round of Group F of the Champions League.
This were the first conceded goals for Barcelona this season, also and the first defeat ( in La Liga the Catalans enrolled five wins and one draw , while in the Champions league first round they were defeated APOEL 1-0 ) while the Parisians after the draw with Ajax in the first round tasted a win without their key player Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Already the first minutes indicated that we could see a goals galore match as PSG went with high pressure on Barca from the start, and scored early trough David Luiz. Lionel Messi hits back for Barca only two minutes later. Verratti in the 26th minute has brough a half time lead to PSG while Matuidi in the 54th minute increased that lead to 3-1 after the cross from the right flank. Brazilian Neymar two minutes later (56´) with precise shot reduces the score to 3-2. While until the end both teams have their chances to score more goals, neither managed to do it and Matuidi’s goal proves to be a decisive one.
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Barcelona (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Alves, Mascherano, Mathieu, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta; Pedro, Messi, Neymar.
PSG (4-3-3): Sirigu; Van der Wiel, Marquinhos, David Luiz, Maxwell; Verratti, Motta, Matuidi; Lucas, Cavani, Pastore.
Paris Saint Germain, Barcelona 3: 2
APOEL Nicosia vs Ajax 1: 1
Games / Win/ draw / lose
1.Paris Saint Germain 2 1 1 0 4
2.Barcelona 1 0 1 2 3
3.Ajax 2 0 2 0 2
4.APOEL Nicosia 2 0 1 1 1
21:10. Barcelona vs Ajax
21:10. APOEL Nicosia vs Paris Saint Germain