FT: PSG 1-1 Reims, PSG HELD With Balogun Stoppage-time Strike! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
PSG have been held to a 1-1 draw by Reims following a stoppage-time strike by Balogun after Neymar put the host ahead, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
PSG started pretty well going into the game as they hope to secure a win against Reims.
It was all a one-sided affair as PSG dominated proceedings and made some attempts to find an early goal.
Reims held on against the Ligue giants, and frustrated PSG upfront after losing possession to the hosts.
The visitors relied on collective defending and attack to stop PSG from scoring an early goal, and proceed on quick pace counters to threaten the PSG defense.
Meanwhile, PSG proved far superior in possession, attack and threats, and were forcing Reims goalkeeper to make some early saves.
Good defending by the visitors ensured that Reims held off their star-studded opponents throughout the first half without conceding a goal despite the immense pressure.
Both sides went into the break with a barren draw as PSG failed to find the back of the net despite several attempts
Second Half Report
PSG ramped up their attempt to find a goal as the second half began.
They forced the visitors to fall back into their half, as they continue to mount pressure for a goal.
Six minutes into the second half, Neymar put the defending champions on the lead after an assist from Bernat.
Despite taking a 1-0 lead early in the second half, PSG continue to dominate the game and were stil pressing for a second goal.
Reims made no attempt to mount a response after trailing by a lone goal as they continue to play second fiddle to the star studded side.
Surprising, a 90+6th minute defensive blunder by PSG saw Balogun struck to rescue a points for Reims.
The match finally ended with PSG sharing points with the visitors following the 1-1 draw at Parc des Princes.