Lionel Messi and Neymar both got on the scoresheet but the French champions emerged victorious after David Luiz and Marco Verratti also scored.PSG Vs Barcelona highlights.
A goal from Blaise Matuidi was ultimately enough for Paris Saint-Germain as they beat Barcelona 3-2 in a Champions League thriller on Tuesday.PSG Vs Barcelona 3-2 all goals video match report 2014
Paris St Germain PSG Vs Barcelona 3-2 Live commentary
That is a real statement of intent from PSG. Could this be the year that they make a real go of getting all the way to the final? Barca will be disappointed with the defeat, their first of the season, and will need to bounce back against Ajax on the next matchday.
FULL TIME – PSG 3-2 Barcelona: A fantastic game of football ends with all three points remaining in Paris. It was important for les Parisiens to get a positive result given their draw with Ajax in their group opener. Goals from David Luiz, Verratti and Matuidi secure the win, despite strikes from Messi and Neymar either side of the break!
GOOOOOOAAAL!! BARCA STRIKE BACK YET AGAIN! Alves’ cross from the right is missed by the head of Messi, but his jump draws in three PSG defenders. The ball falls to Neymar and the Brazilian controls it before bending a fine shot through the group of players and in off the post!
54′Goal Blaise Matuidi
GOOOOOOOOAAAL!! PSG HAVE A THIRD! Van der Wiel drills a low cross in from the right and Matuidi meets it at the back post, guiding a shot through ter Stegen’s legs and into the back of the net!
26′Goal Marco Verratti
GOOOOOAAAAL!! PSG TAKE THE LEAD AGAIN! They may have been tremendous at one end, but Barca are woeful when defending from a set piece once again. The corner is missed by both ter Stegen and Rakitic, leaving Verratti with a simple header into an empty net at the back post!