Manchester United successfully beat PSG by a narrow score of 2-1 in the matchday 1 Group H of the 2020/21 Champions League which was held at the Parc des Princes, Wednesday (21/10/2020) early this morning.
United took the lead first thanks to the execution of a penalty from Bruno Fernandes. PSG had equalized the score through Anthony Martial’s own goal. However, the visitors managed to win thanks to a goal from Marcus Rashford.
At the beginning of the first half, the match was very balanced. PSG threatened through L. Kurzawa’s action. Unfortunately, the MU goalkeeper can still drive him away.
Action runs 20 minutes, Manchester United awarded a penalty after Martial was violated by Abdou Diallo in the forbidden box. As usual, B. Fernandes stepped forward as executioner.
The execution of B. Fernandes was actually countered by Keylor Navas. However, VAR informed the referee that Navas was moving away from the goal line before the ball was kicked.
As a result, the penalty kick had to be repeated. B. Fernandes coldly succeeded in tricking Navas in this second execution.
Fernandes has a golden opportunity to double United’s lead. Unfortunately, the long-range shot that was fired was still denied by Navas. Score 0-1 lasted until halftime.
In the second half, PSG tried to increase the intensity of the attacks. The hosts finally managed to equalize the score thanks to a goal born through Martial’s suicide in the 55th minute.
Intending to block the corner from Neymar’s kick, Martial’s header went into his own team’s goal without De Gea being able to anticipate.
United don’t want to lose. The entry of Paul Pogba made the Red Devils play even more alive. Rashford also managed to find the distance that came back from the command with a long shot in the 87th minute.
PSG always catch up with the rest of the game. However, no additional goals were created until the long whistle sounded. 1-2 score for Manchester United’s victory was the final result of this match.
That was the summary of last night’s match. How do you comment on last night’s match.