Manchester City overturned its goal by a clean one to win a precious 2-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday in the fifth penultimate round of the first group matches in the group stage of the European Champions League.
The two teams qualified together for the second round (the round of sixteen) in the championship with a landslide 5-0 victory for the German Leipzig team against its Belgian host Club Brugge in the other match in the group.
And Manchester City avenged this victory by defeating Paris Saint-Germain 0-2 in France.
Manchester City strengthened its lead in the group, raising its score to 12 points, four points ahead of Saint Germain. Manchester secured the top of the group regardless of the results of the last round of group matches, in which Saint Germain meets with Club Brugge and Manchester is a guest of Leipzig.
Leipzig revived its hopes of moving to the European League after advancing to fourth place, raising its score to four points, with a goal difference only against Club Brugge.
At the “Al Ittihad” stadium in Manchester, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain presented an exciting show during the first half, with a relative superiority of Manchester, whose players’ possession rate of the ball reached 55 percent, and the team was the most offensive and the most dangerous chances.
Despite this, the two teams failed to find the net throughout the first half, ending in a goalless draw.
In the second half, the two teams continued their strong performance and each managed to score the net.
Paris Saint-Germain was the first to score through Kylian Mbappe in the 50th minute, and the hosts responded with two goals scored by Raheem Sterling and substitute Gabriel Jesus in the 63 and 76 minutes.
In the second match of the group, Leipzig won the match completely in its first half with a clean four in the net against its host Club Brugge.
The four goals were scored by Christopher Nkono and Andre Silva in the 12th and 26th minutes, and Emil Forsberg in the 17th and 45th minutes from a penalty kick.
In the second half, Nkunko scored his second goal and the fifth for Leipzig in the last minute of the match.