Kevin de Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez both scored as Man City came from behind to beat Paris Saint Germain 2-1 in the Champions League semi final 1st leg encounter.
Just one goal was scored by the home side who were able to capitalize on their opportunities in the first half of the encounter which was evenly balanced from both teams.
Paris Saint Germain opened the goal scoring in the 15th minute thanks to a corner kick from Angel Di Maria which Marquinhos was able to make it 1-0 with a good finish inside the back of the net.
Man City couldn’t do much other than try everything possible to make a comeback which proved difficult as the game progressed with them creating back-to-back opportunities but couldn’t score.
The first half of the encounter went on with the two teams sizing each other up as they were able to deal with every attack in a good manner by making sure it doesn’t go in.
It finally came to an end in the first half with Paris Saint Germain 1-0 Man City, as they both headed for the break with advantage to the home side who were able to make it count.
Second Half Report Paris Saint Germain 0-2 Man City
It was a different ball game when it came to the second half of the encounter as they away side showed more quality and were able to control the game by scoring more than once.
Man City pulled back level 1-1 in the 64th minute of the game after a good display from the Premier League side saw Kevin de Bruyne finished off neatly to give his side an away goal.
Paris Saint Germain were poor in the game as they were punished for their lack on concentration as Riyad Mahrez made it 2-1 in the 71st minutes with a beautiful freekick finish.
The game progressed with things getting worst for the home side as Idrissa Gana Gueye was sent off after a harsh tackle on his opponent which left his side down to 10menn in the 77th minute.
The match finally came to an end with Paris Saint Germain 1-2 Man City as Pep Guardiola’s side claimed a huge first-leg victory ahead of the return leg clash which will go down in England.
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