Premier League defending champions Manchester City went away to the Parc des Princes to face French giants PSG in a Matchday Two encounter in the UEFA Champions League group stage on Tuesday night. The Cityzens fell 2-0 to Paris Saint Germain, as they suffered their first defeat of the new campaign.
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The second matches of the group stage of the UEFA Champions League were played on Tuesday and Wednesday. Liverpool, Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Juventus are among the big clubs who have been able to pick all three points this week, while Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City and FC Barcelona all failed to pick a point from their various games.
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Argentine captain Lionel Messi ended his goal drought for his new team Psg yesterday in a thrilling 2-0 win against premier league club Manchester City. Goals from Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi were enough to secure a hard fought win for Mauricio Pochettino's team. Some of the major highlights of the game included Lionel Messi opening his account for the French club, courtesy of a stunning strike in the second half.
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) finally beat Manchester City, and it was a fantastic performance. Mauricio Pochettino's tactics worked perfectly as the Ligue 1 side dominated the game. Pep Guardiola's team entered the game with a lot of confidence after their dominating win over Chelsea the previous weekend.
Photo Credit: PSG official Facebook page Pep Guardiola's men suffered a 2-0 defeat against Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday evening. Photo Credit: PSG official Facebook page PSG scored with two of their first three shots on goal to take all three points in today's game.
Paris Saint-Germain got their first win of the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League campaign following a 2-0 win over English Premier League champions, Manchester City on Tuesday night at the Parc Des Princes. Photo credit - France 24 Man of the match-winner, Idrissa Gueye gave PSG the lead in the 8th minute as he smashed the ball into the back of the net after Neymar's mishit fell to him in the box.
Check out the 4 African players who were among the goal scorers on Match-day 2 of the 2021/2022 UCL.
Four African stars shone on Matchday 2 of the UEFA Champions League 2021/2022 as Idrissa Gueye, Mohammed Salah, Sadio Mane, and Eric Maxim Choupo Moting were amongst the goal scorers for their respective club-sides. Match-day 2 of the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League Group Stages began on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021, and ended on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021, with a total of twenty-two goals scored in the sixteen matches played over the course of two days.Some football players who represent some African nations on the international stage were amongst the goal scorers in the Match-day 2 of the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League round of matches played on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.
Paris Saint Germain played host to Manchester City on Tuesday night, since their last meeting in the UEFA Champions League semi-final last season in which they were knocked out by the Citizens. Paris Saint Germain defeated Manchester City by 2-0 on Gameweek 2 of this UCL campaign. Two great goals in either half condemned City to a defeat.
UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 started with the usual suspects doing their businesses as expected but story wasn't the same for Real Madrid as they got the shock of their lives. Idrissa Gueye opened scoring for Paris Saint Germain just 8 minute into the all star studded encounter against Man City.
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City was defeated by Paris Saint Germain at the Parc des Princes, in the UCL on Tuesday night. Manchester City traveled to Paris on Tuesday night to play against Paris Saint Germain but was left undone. PSG scored two beautiful goals in either half, by Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi respectively.
It was a tough game between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City as they battled for a win in the second round of the Champions League. Paris Saint-Germain were the hosts of the game, as both clubs played in the Parc des Princes stadium. The fans were mostly waiting to see Lionel Messi, and he was lucky to get on the scoresheet.
After Lionel Messi first trademark goal for Paris Saint-Germain during last night Group A UEFA Champions League match between PSG and Manchester City, the second most talking points across social media has been how unlucky the Citizens were in failing to utilize their plethora scoring opportunities - most especially during the first half.
Paris Saint German is considered the favourite to win the champions league trophy due to their current squad depth and the presence of star players. With Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in the attack, PSG might fail to win the champions league this season. They are considered to have the most deadliest attack but might fail to win the champions league if they are not well managed.
Pep Guardiola, the manager of Manchester City, says he is "in love" with Marco Verratti, the Italian midfielder who helped Paris Saint-Germain win the Champions League on Tuesday. At the Parc des Princes, Verratti and PSG defeated City 2-0, with goals from Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi.
Mauricio Pochettino's Paris Saint-Germain beat Man City 2-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday night, with Lionel Messi scoring his first goal for the club. PSG pushed forward for the first time after only seven minutes, and Idrissa Gueye smashed home his second goal in a week.
Lionel Messi rises to the occasion in irresistible style and exposes Man City's lack of their own goal machine. Full time PSG 2 Man City 0 A statement from PSG who have demonstrated they have upgraded significantly in goal and, obviously, with Lionel Messi. But they also showed that Pochettino, with his selection and tactics, set up PSG perfectly for Man City's multi-talented and multi-pronged attack.
The UEFA Champions league Group A match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Premiership champion, Manchester City has come and gone with the host team scoring two beautiful goals after a mesmerizing display. Frenchman Idrissa Gueye sent the vociferous supporters at the Parc des Princes into early celebration after scoring at a close range at the 9th minutes.
FULL TIME: PSG 2-0 Manchester City Goals from Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi were enough for Paris Saint-Germain to beat Manchester City, who created a plethora of chances but could not find a way past Gianluigi Donnarumma. PSG defended brilliantly, and they were always going to cause problems for the City defence with the players they have in attack.