PSG 1-3 MAN UTD: Lukaku and Rashford send PSG out of UCL
Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 06/03/2019
Manchester United forwards Romelu Lukaku and Marcos Rashford's goals were enough to send Paris Saint-Germain out of the Champions League in the round of 16 at the Parc des prince Stadium following a 3-1 victory over the Ligue 1 champions on Wednesday evening.Romelu Lukaku broke the deadlock in the second minute of the match and just 10 minutes latter Paris Saint-Germain defender Juan Bernat equalised for the home team from a brilliant assist from Kylian Mbappe. ParisSaint-Germain controlled the game in the middle of the pack with Angel di Maria and Julian Draxler busy distributing the ball to PSG attack.Manchester United remained sharp and efficient with the ball the few times they have it, PSG keeper Gianluigi Buffon made a huge error and Lukaku was at the right place at the right time to put the ball into the net to make it 2-1 for the visitors in the 30th minute.Di Maria got the first yellow card of the match after he fouled a Manchester United player in the 34th minute. Manchester United was forced to make a substitution after Eric Bailly sustained an injury, he was replaced by Diogo Dalot in the 36th minute.The first half ended with Manchester United leading with a 2-1 scoreline.The start of the second half saw the home team pushing forward to get another goal in a bid to level terms with Manchester United to avoid elimination at this stage of the tournament.