Juve 1 – PSG 2: The Old Lady unable to stop visitors getting win

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Paris Saint-Germain earned hard-fought win over Juventus 2-1 on Wednesday at the Allianz Stadium. Juve were looking to get back to winning ways after losing 4-3 to Benfica in their previous fixture. PSG were looking to extend their winning run after a 7-2 victory against Maccabi Haifa FC. Following this match, Juve are now in 3rd place on the table and have 3 points while PSG sit in 2nd with 14 points after 6 matches.

PSG started the first half well, thanks to a goal from Kylian Mbappe on the 13 minute mark. However, their lead was short-lived, as Leonardo Bonucci equalised for Juve, at 39 minutes, which brought Massimiliano Allegri’s squad level at 1-1 at the half time break

Les Parisiens continued to pile on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, with a goal from Nuno Mendes on the 69 minute mark, leaving the final score at 2-1.

Substitutions for Juve included Federico Chiesa, Matias Soule, Enzo Barrenechea and Tommaso Barbieri for Fabio Miretti, Manuel Locatelli, Juan Cuadrado and Nicolo Fagioli, respectively. PSG brought on Renato Sanches, Hugo Ekitike, Nuno Mendes and Danilo Pereira, to replace Fabian Ruiz, Carlos Soler, Juan Bernat and Marco Verratti.

There were bookings for Federico Gatti, Arkadiusz Milik and Nicolo Fagioli from Juve. For PSG, Marco Verratti saw yellow.

Technical card:
Juventus:Wojciech Szczesny, Federico Gatti, Leonardo Bonucci, Alex Sandro, Juan Cuadrado (Enzo Barrenechea, min.88), Adrien Rabiot, Manuel Locatelli (Matias Soule, min.86), Nicolo Fagioli (Tommaso Barbieri, min.88), Filip Kostic, Fabio Miretti (Federico Chiesa, min.74) and Arkadiusz Milik
Paris Saint-Germain:Gianluigi Donnarumma, Achraf Hakimi, Sergio Ramos, Marquinhos, Juan Bernat (Nuno Mendes, min.68), Marco Verratti (Danilo Pereira, min.88), Fabian Ruiz (Renato Sanches, min.21), Carlos Soler (Hugo Ekitike, min.68), Vitinha, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe
Stadium:the Allianz Stadium
Goals:Kylian Mbappe (0-1, min. 13), Leonardo Bonucci (1-1, min. 39) and Nuno Mendes (1-2, min. 69)