PSG cruise past FK Crvena zvezda in CL

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 – 10:49 PM

Paris Saint Germain defeated hosts FK Crvena Zvezda 4-1 to seal their progression into the champions league knockout stages to top Group C Liverpool.

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Thomas Tuchel side took control of the game with Kylian Mbappe squared pass across the goalmouth for striker Edinson Cavani left with an easy job to slot the ball into an empty net from just a few yards for a 1-0 lead.

The Ligue 1 champions were a couple of goals to the good from Neymar great solo run into the penalty box and feigned to pull the trigger from inside the box, beating Milan Borjan with a strike into the left side of the goal with the keeper already committed and wrong-footed.

Zvezda after the break found their consolation with Marko Marin cross from the left wing towards the middle of the box but was headed away by Thiago Silva but Marko Gobeljic volley beat the former Juventus keeper Gigi Buffon.

PSG restored their two-goal lead as Angel Di Maria’s cross in from the set-piece found Marquinhos to leap high to connect with it on the edge of the 6-yard box and straight into the back of the net.

Kylian Mbappe got into the act as Neymar slipped him in and the young French player of the year struck the fourth in stoppage time to see his side move to 13 points top of the group.

 

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