FT: PSG 2-1 Juventus, Kylian Mbappe Bags BRACE! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
PSG have defeated Italian giants Juventus in their 2022/23 UEFA Champions League opening match in France to secure three all points, MySportDab reports.
The first half started with the host dominating the match as Juventus retreated to the backline.
It was a tough match for both clubs; the French giants dominated the game, creating a series of chances as the game progressed.
Juventus, on the other hand, appeared dangerous when utilizing counterattack to threaten the defense of the Parisians.
The match continued with the host being the better side as they mounted intense pressure on their opponents.
Mbappe opened the scoring in the 5th minute to give the hosts the lead with an assist from Brazil international and former Barcelona star Neymar.
It was still PSG on their rule even after a 1-0 lead against a hard-fighting Turin club. Mbappe scored again in the 25th minute to double the lead.
The first half ended with the Parisians in control of the match as they maintained their 2-0 lead.
It was a dramatic and high-pitched second half as Juventus made more inroads into the match, seeking to overturn a 2-0 deficit.
The Old Ladies created some series of chances with a breakthrough coming in the 53rd minute as Mckennie struck to restore the hope of a come-back for the visitors.
It was still the hosts in control of the game as it progressed, but Juventus was equally dragging for possession and control.
The match ended with PSG winning their first three points in the 2022/23 Champions League season.
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