AA / Paris / Eşref Yeftale
At the Parc des Princes, the French club Paris SG hosted the English team Manchester City on Tuesday evening for the shock of the 2nd day of the matches of the UEFA Champions League 2021-2022.
The Parisians quickly opened the scoring on one of their first foray into the Citizens’ area, a ball well led by Kylian Mbappé who managed to find Idrissa Gueye, the Senegalese international opening the scoring (1-0, 8 ‘) with an overpowering shot in the top corner for PSG.
Despite a very intense first period on both sides between these two favorite teams for the final victory in the competition, the score will remain in favor of the Pochettino players to the delight of the Parisian fans.
Pep Guardiola’s proteges started the second half with outrageous domination, but the players of the English formation encountered an imperial defense of the Parisians well organized around the young Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma impassable
Acting against, the Parisian supporters finally witnessed the first goal of their superstar Lionel Messi, the Argentinian doubling the score (2-0, 74 ‘) at the best time for his team after a superb stint with Kylian Mbappé at the entrance of the penalty area.
Achieving an almost perfect match in front of the well-oiled collective of Mancuniens, the Parisians obtain their first victory this season in the Champions League and position themselves at the first position of group A with 4 points on the clock.
Manchester City find themselves in 3rd place with 3 points to their credit.
In the other group match, Club Brugge created a surprise by winning 2-1 away against RB Leipzig with goals from Vanaken (22 ‘) and Rits (41’) despite the opening of the score from Nkunku (5 ‘) for the Austrians.
Here is in what follows the classification of group A after the second day of the group matches of the Champions League 2021-2022:
1. Paris-SG 4 pts
2. Club Brugge 4 pts
3. Manchester City 3 pts
4. RB Leipzig 0 pt
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