Paris Saint German gave the people of Paris an amazing show as they defeat Dortmund quite easily by a scoreline of 2-0. Two second half strikes from Kylian Mbappe and Achraf Hakimi was enough to seal the deal for PSG.
Match no. : 3
Date : 20 September 2023
Venue : Parc des Princes, Paris, France
Time : 12:30 am IST
First Half Begins!
01'| Corner for Dortmund
Dortmund is trying to start well and in the process have been awarded with a corner.
03'| PSG takes control of the ball
Paris Saint German has taken control of the ball and is looking find a breakthrough in the early stages of the game.
07'| Array of corners for Dortmund
Dortmund are trying to make the most of the set pieces.
09'| Good play by PSG
PSG are showing a good bit of passing football to keep the ball in their possession.
12'| Match delay
Marcel Sabitzer has suffered an injury trying to revive a ball.
13'| Substitution for Dortmund
Felix Nmecha replaces Marcel Sabitzer.
14'| Good chance for Dortmund
Dortmund registered their first shot on target through a good play by Malen.
16'| PSG on the counter
Paris Saint German was successful in picking up the ball from their own half and venture forward with sheer pace but missed out on hitting the target.
18'| Vitinha hits the post
After a great passage of play by PSG, Vitinha hit the woodwork with an amazing right footed shot of his.
22'| Can takes a shot
Emre Can took a shot from outside of the box but it was way off target.
26'| PSG controlling the game
PSG are playing a nice breed of passing football but is finding it very difficult to breach through the Dortmund defense.
28'| Hakimi tries his luck
Achraf Hakimi failed to keep his shot on target and lofted it over the goal.
30'| Corner for PSG
Vitinha's powerful shot following a corner was deflected behind for another corner by Wolf.
33'| Another chance for PSG
Kolo Muani's shot took a deflection and PSG is awarded with another corner.
37'| Corner for PSG
A nice spell of play by Paris Saint German got them rewarded with a corner.
39'| An array of corners for PSG
The Paris Saint German players are trying everything they've to get a breakthrough but the goal just wouldn't come.
44'| Good defending by Dortmund
Dortmund are not making lives any easier for the Paris Saint German players and are displaying an amazing defensive performance.
3 minutes of additional time.
Second half begins!
Can PSG break the deadlock or is Dortmund gonna hold on?
46'| Penalty for PSG
Referee has pointed to the spot after a possible handball by Sule.
49'| Mbappe scores for PSG!
Kylian Mbappe put the ball in the corner from the spot and give PSG the much needed breakthrough.
53'| Dortmund is showing good intensity
After going 1-0 down, Dortmund is trying to get more of the ball and control the game.
57'| Hakimi doubles the lead!
Achraf Hakimi scored a brilliant goal against his former club with great composure and doubled PSG's lead.
61'| Substitution for Dortmund
Niclas Fullkrug and Marco Reus replaces Donyell Malen and Julian Brandt.
65'| Yellow card for Schlotterback
Schlotterback received a yellow card for a bad challenge on Kolo Muani.
66'| Yellow card for Can
Emre Can was shown a yellow card for indulging in a fight.
70'| Good defending by Can
Emre Can stopped the counter with great athleticism and restricted PSG to their two goal advantage.
74'| PSG controlling the game
Paris Saint German seems to have taken control of the game and is exchanging some passes among themselves.
75'| Substitution for Dortmund
Jamie Bynoe Gittens replaces Emre Can.
77'| Substitution for Dortmund
Ramy Bensebaini replaces Marius Wolf.
78'| Bynoe Gittens hits the post
Jamie Bynoe Gittens, the substitute hits the frame of the goal after a nice bit of place.
79'| Substitution for PSG
Goncalo Ramos replaces Randal Kolo Muani.
82'| Good defending by Hummels
Hummels with his stretched leg stopped the ball from reaching Ramos's feet.
84'| Good chance for PSG
Goncalo Ramos failed to hit the target from inside of the box following a great ball by Dembele.
87'| Chance for Dortmund
Fullkrug got at the end of a nicely floated delivery from a corner but put it wide off the target.
88'| Substitution for PSG
Danilo replaces Lucas Hernandez.
6 minutes of added time announced.
90'+2| Mbappe misses
Kylian Mbappe failed to keep the ball on the target and triple Paris's lead.
90'+3| Mbappe misses again
Mbappe missed the target on consecutive occasions and this time on the keeper's left
90'+6| Ramos scores but the flag is raised
Goncalo Ramos scored the first goal of his PSG career but was ruled out due to Offside by the Referee.