Manchester City defeats Paris Saint-Germain and approaches the Champions League final
Manchester City turned their goal behind to a valuable victory over Paris Saint-Germain (2-1) in the match that brought them together this evening, Wednesday, in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final round.
Brazilian defender Marquinhos opened the scoring for the Parisian team with an early goal, scored in the 15th minute of the first half, with a header after a corner kick.
Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne responded with the equalizer for the guests, by the 64th minute, a ball turned into the penalty area towards the far right corner, but hugged Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper, without touching any player.
And who scored the Algerian star, Riyad Mahrez, the second winning goal for the English team, in the 71st minute, with a wonderful free kick in the left corner.
Then the Paris Saint-Germain team received a painful blow by expelling Senegalese player Idrissa Gay, due to excessive roughness, in the minute of the match, which was held at the “Princes Garden” in the capital, Paris.
After this victory, Manchester City came close to qualifying for the final match of the “Champions League”, where it needs only a draw and with any result, and even a loss with one goal, especially since the first-leg match will be held at home next Tuesday, at the “Al Ittihad” stadium. , In Manchester.
While Paris Saint-Germain needs to win and with a score greater than the result that it lost today in its own home, in order to qualify for the second time in a row in its history to the Champions League final.