With this tie, the Paris club gave up the lead in favor of Manchester City, which honored its guest Club Brugge 4-1, and rose to the top with 9 points, a point ahead of Saint-Germain II, while Brugge ranked third (4 points) and Leipzig last with one point.
Saint-Germain played its match against Leipzig in the absence of Argentine star Lionel Messi, who has a knee injury.
The host surprised his Parisian guest by opening the scoring with a header by former Paris Saint-Germain striker Christopher Nkunku, after 8 minutes.
No sooner had Saint-Germain received the shock than the referee awarded a penalty kick to Leipzig after Danilo blocked his compatriot Andre Silva inside the area, but the giant Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma brilliantly blocked the latter’s attempt (12).
And soon, “PSG” realized the equalizer when the Brazilian Neymar passed a ball in the depth towards Kylian Mbappe on the left side and crossed into the area, to be followed by Dutchman Georgino Wijnaldum into the net from a short distance (21).
Wijnaldum also gave PSG progress, taking advantage of a header from the Brazilian captain Marquinhos, for the Dutchman to follow with his head as well, out of the reach of Hungarian Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Golasci (39).
The second half witnessed a great victory and a great escape, as Saint-Germain tried to settle the result permanently in his favour, and Leipzig returned in the match, but the preference remained for the guests, who was lost to them by Mbappe individually. Goulashi managed to counter his attempts both times (50 and 63).
Hungarian Dominic Chubulai equalized when the referee awarded a penalty kick in favor of his team after a mistake by Presnel Kempebe inside the area, the Hungarian succeeded in the second minute of overtime.
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