UEFA Champs League: 10-Man PSG Humble Chelsea

French champions Paris St Germain – reduced to 10 men after Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s controversial first-half sending off – twice came from behind in the last-16 tie, with their two away goals decisive in the 3-3 aggregate draw to humble a careless Chelsea side on a decisive night.

Gary Cahill opened the scoring in the 81st minute with a crisp volley, but David Luiz swiftly equalised to force extra-time, before Silva conceded a penalty by handling the ball in his own area.

Eden Hazard coolly converted the spot-kick, but PSG would not be denied and Silva atoned for his error with a superb headed goal in the 114th minute to knock the hosts out of the competition.

The game ended 3-3, but it was PSG who progressed to the quarter final of the competition, due to the away goals’ rule (PSG scored more ‘away’ goals than Chelsea).

In the other game of the evening, Bayern Munich predictably, demolished Shakhtar, block-by-block, handing them a 7-0 defeat.

The Bavarians were given a significant helping hand in the third minute when Shakhtar defender Kucher was shown a straight red card – the quickest in Champions League history – for a foul on Mario Gotze.

Thomas Muller stepped up to convert the resulting penalty and from there it was little more than a procession for the Bundesliga champions. Jerome Boateng (34th), Franck Ribery (49th), with a second from Muller, a Holger Badstuber header, a Robert Lewandowski strike and Gotze’s effort putting the gloss on the victory.

Leadership news – culled from: http://leadership.ng/sports/416904/uefa-champs-league-10-man-psg-humble-chelsea

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