UEFA Champions League LIVE: Man City come from behind and beat PSG 2:1 to secure top spot in Group A

UEFA Champions League LIVE: Man City come from behind and beat PSG 2:1 to secure top spot in Group A
UEFA Champions League LIVE: Man City come from behind and beat PSG 2:1 to secure top spot in Group A

UEFA Champions League LIVE: Man City come from behind and beat PSG 2:1 to secure top spot in Group A – Gabriel Jesus completed Manchester City’s comeback to beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 and secure a place in the round of 16 of the Champions League as group winners on Wednesday.

PSG is also sure of going through as runner-up in Group A thanks to Leipzig beating Club Brugge 5-0. The clash of the competition’s wealthiest teams, who are yet to win European football’s top prize, fully came to life in the 50th minute when Kylian Mbappé put PSG ahead after an interchange between Lionel Messi and Neymar.

But the attacking dominance by City that defined the first half saw Raheem Sterling’s outstretched left foot nudge in a cross from Kyle Walker to equalize in the 63rd.

After Neymar missed a chance to restore PSG’s lead, Bernado Silva teeed up Gabriel Jesus who connected with scuffed shot that still beat Keylor Navas in the 76th.

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FULL TIME – MANCHESTER CITY 2:1 PSG

76’ Goal Gabriel Jesus (MCI) – It’s 2-1 to City!!!!!!! Gundogan advances down the right and cuts the ball back to Mahrez. His cross to Silva sees the Portuguese tap it across to Jesus, who taps it past Navas and into the back of the net!!!!

63’ GOOOOALLLL!!! Finally, City have their goal!!! Walker shoots forward and Rodri finds him, before crossing on the volley across the face of goal. It’s through the legs of Jesus, and Sterling is there to tap it into the far corner to level the scores at 1-1!!! What a game we have going on here!

51′ GOOOOOALLLLL!!!! PSG LEAD!!! Messi and Herrera play a lovely one-two on the edge of the box, and Messi’s cross is deflected right into the path of Mbappe. He sets himself, and then fires a low shot straight through Ederson’s legs and PSG lead 1-0!

STARTING 11 –

Manchester City:

XI | Ederson, Walker, Dias, Stones, Cancelo, Rodrigo, Gundogan (C), Zinchenko, Mahrez, Bernardo, Sterling SUBS | Steffen, Carson, Ake, Jesus, Laporte, Fernandinho, Palmer, McAtee

Paris Saint Germain:

Navas; Hakimi, Marquinhos, Kimpebe, Nuno Mendes; Herrera, Gueye, Paredes, Neymar, Messi, Mbappe

In the Group A of the Champions League matchday Manchester City vs PSG will go head-to-head in order to secure qualification and could possibly top the group with a win for either of the side. It is going to be a blockbuster match with a star studded lineup from both the sides ready to face each other.

Manchester City currently sit 1st in the table with 9 points in hand and just a 1 point lead over 2nd placed Paris Saint Germain. Pep’s side will look to defeat the French side in order to secure the top spot in the group with a win over Pochettino’s men.

Last meeting between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain:

PSG comfortably breezed past the Cityzens at Parc des Princes in the reverse fixture as Idrissa Gueye found the net in just 8 minutes of the game and then Lionel Messi scored his first goal for PSG since joining them in the summer. It was a 2:0 defeat for Pep’s side but they still managed to go on top of PSG in the Group A table by turning around other results their way.

UEFA Champions League LIVE: Man City come from behind and beat PSG 2:1 to secure top spot in Group A