African players abroad UCL : Mahrez inspires Man City to important away win over PSG

Man City

It’s a nightmare night for Paris Saint Germain. After a controlled first half, PSG completely sank in the second half as Man City set foot on the ball to overthrow the club in the French capital.

Manhandled and dominated by Manchester City, PSG conceded an equalizer on a Kevin De Bruyne cross.

Riyad Mahrez then gave the advantage to the English on a free kick and demoralized Mauricio Pochettino’s squad.

Riyad Mahrez celebrating his goal against PSG.

Paris Saint Germain even ended the game shorthanded after Idrissa Gana Gueye’s red card.

With this victory, Man City takes a serious option for the qualification in the final of the Champions League pending the return leg scheduled on May 4.

Lineups

PSG : Navas – Florenzi, Marquinhos (cap.), Kimpembe, Bakker – I. Gueye, Paredes – Di Maria, Verratti, Neymar – Mbappé.

City : Ederson – Walker, Stones, Dias, Cancelo – De Bruyne (cap.), Rodri, Gündogan – Mahrez, B. Silva, Foden.


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