Match highlights : Club Bruges vs PSG 1-1
Club Bruges vs PSG : On Wednesday night, the highly anticipated Paris Saint-Germain had to draw an amazing 1-1 draws against Bruges in Flanders Group A.
Lionel Messi made his first debut for Paris Saint-Germain.
This is his first appearance since his summer transfer from the Catalan giants with former Barcelona teammates Neymar and Kelian Mbappé.
Despite the long list of high-profile entries in Paris, it was Ander Herrera who scored the first goal for the visiting team in the 15th minute.
“We didn’t play a great game, but to be fair, we did enough to win, and we deserve it,” Herrera said.
“Maybe they had a chance early in the second half, but I think we controlled the game, we have a lot of opportunities.”
Bruges counterattacked half an hour ago, Hans Wanaken from Edward Sobol’s perfect pass The mid shot passed Keller Navas and shot into the center of the penalty area, bringing the game back to sight.
Mauricio Pochettino’s team was pressured by the Belgian champion after equalizing, but entered the dressing room with 1-1 at halftime.
Mbappe fell to the ground in the first half and left briefly.
Hobbled in the second half after an awkward mess with two Bruges defenders and was replaced by Mauro Icardi.
In the second half, both sides pushed the green ball. Messi got a big chance from Simon Mignole in the first 70 minutes. The Argentine was given a yellow card for a foul on Bruges Matsritz.
“I didn’t do a lot of work, I only made a few saves. We played very tightly, which is the right thing to do,” the Belgian said.
Neither club has won a victory. The two teams agreed to leave Manchester City at one point per point. Manchester City defeated Leipzig on Wednesday and fell behind in the group.