- End of 2nd Half
- 2nd Half
- Forsberg (P)57'
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- Di María6'
RB Leipzig - Paris Saint-Germain
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FT: Leipzig 2-1 PSG. Last year's finalists suffer a desperate defeat after Di Maria had given them an early lead. The Argentine missed a penalty soon after and from there it went pear-shaped. Nkunku and Forsberg (pen) turned it around for the hosts and PSG had two men sent off late on.
- Red cardPresnel KimpembeParis Saint-Germain
RED CARD! PSG are down to nine men. Kimpembe hacks down Poulsen as he looked to break and deservedly gets a second yellow.
The game is so stretched as we enter the dying embers. Kimpembe denies Poulsen with a last-ditch challenge while at the other end, Kean sees a driven shot well blocked.
Five minutes added.
- OffMarcel SabitzerRB Leipzig
- OnKevin KamplRB Leipzig
LEIPZIG CHANGE: Kampl on for Sabitzer.
Kean breaks on to Di Maria's pass, but can't make anything of it as he charged into the right side of the box. The flag was up anyway.
PSG have offered very little in this half. It's been Leipzig posing most of the questions. It's a real contrast to how it all started. The visitors were totally dominant and creating openings every time they came forward.
- OffAlessandro FlorenziParis Saint-Germain
- OnRafinhaParis Saint-Germain
PSG CHANGE: Rafinha on for Florenzi.
As it stands: Man United 6pts, Leipzig 6 pts, PSG 3, Istanbul 3.
A short corner is worked to Sabitzer, but he takes too long lining up the shot and sees it well blocked.
A free kick causes panic in the PSG defence. It drops to Nkunku on the far side, but his rifled shot flashes a few yards wide.
- OffAmadou HaidaraRB Leipzig
- OnTyler AdamsRB Leipzig
LEIPZIG CHANGE: Haidara off, Adams on.
- OffEmil ForsbergRB Leipzig
- OnJustin KluivertRB Leipzig
LEIPZIG CHANGE: Forsberg off, Kluivert on.
- OffPablo SarabiaParis Saint-Germain
- OnThilo KehrerParis Saint-Germain
PSG CHANGE: Sarabia off, Kehrer on.
- OffLayvin KurzawaParis Saint-Germain
- OnMitchel BakkerParis Saint-Germain
PSG CHANGE: Kurzawa off, Bakker on.
PSG are probing despite being a man down. Leipzig continue to defend with a high line.
- Red cardIdrissa GueyeParis Saint-Germain
RED CARD! Gueye receives a second yellow and his marching orders for a high tackle.
- Yellow cardLayvin KurzawaParis Saint-Germain
Kurzawa booked for a late tackle on Nkunku.
- OffNordi MukieleRB Leipzig
- OnBenjamin HenrichsRB Leipzig
LEIPZIG CHANGE: Mukiele off, Henrichs on.
- OffDani OlmoRB Leipzig
- OnYussuf PoulsenRB Leipzig
LEIPZIG CHANGE: Olmo off, Poulsen on.
Di Maria comes back to life for PSG with a dangerous run down the right. He flicks an outside of the foot cross into the six-yard box, but Gulacsi watches it all the way and hangs on tight.
This chap has been impressive this evening.
That penalty miss from Di Maria is looking even more costly right now.
- Goal by penaltyEmil ForsbergRB Leipzig
GOAL! Forsberg steps up and fires a low spot kick just beyond the reach of Navas.
Leipzig want a penalty. Kimpembe appeared to handle it as he looked to defend a ball into the box. VAR checks - it's a penalty!
At the other end, Kean fakes a 25-yard shot, moves it out of his feet and drills a fizzing effort just over the bar.
Wonderful play by Forsberg. He charges in from the left, twists and then turns before firing over the top.
Nkunku falls too easily as he looks to get in the end of a ball forward. Kurzawa came across him but didn't do much to affect the Leipzig man.
When you bite the hand that fed you!
UEFA STAT: Leipzig have won one of their three games at home to French clubs, losing the most recent by a 2-0 scoreline against Lyon in last season's UEFA Champions League group stage. The semi-final loss to Paris made it three defeats in their last four games against Ligue 1 opponents (D1). Leipzig had been unbeaten in their first three matches against French clubs (W2 D1).
- 2nd Half
KICK OFF! The second half is underway.
- End of 1st Half
HT: Leipzig 1-1 PSG.
Olmo collects a pass from Forsberg but can only drift a 20-yard shot inches over the bar.
PSG will be disappointed if they go in level at the break. They have had a plethora of chances, but have paid the price for not being clinical.
- GoalChristopher NkunkuRB Leipzig
GOAL! Nkunku levels matters against his old club with a crisp low drive from the edge of the box.
Deja vu! The hosts gift the ball to PSG deep in their won territory once again. Sarabia sees his shot saved and Kean tucks in the rebounds - but it's offside once again!
Leipzig's high line is literally in the centre circle. Di Maria runs in-behind on to a simple ball over the top and coolly finds the net. However, he made his move a fraction too early and it's rightly chalked off for offside.
- Yellow cardIdrissa GueyeParis Saint-Germain
Gueye for a nasty challenge on Haidara in the centre of the park.
Sabitzer follows suit by trying his luck from outside the box, but his shot from the left is well off target.
Forsberg takes aim from distance but can't find a way past Navas.
Tend to agree with this. A very shaky opening half an hour.
- Yellow cardIbrahima KonatéRB Leipzig
Konate is th latest to pick up a caution for lunging through the back of Herrera.
Leipzig's defence is constantly being caught out by fast balls in-behind. The high line isn't working and PSG must really fancy their chances of scoring a few tonight.
- Yellow cardPresnel KimpembeParis Saint-Germain
Kimpembe booked for tumbling Nkunku.
PENALTY SAVED! Di Maria's spot kick is fair too close to Gulacsi, who dives to his left and beats it away.
- Yellow cardDayot UpamecanoRB Leipzig
PENALTY TO PSG! Kean takes down a left-wing cross brilliantly. He twists neatly and unleashes a shot that hits Upamecano on the arm. He picks up a yellow for his troubles too.
Di Maria takes on three down the right. He looks in the mood again versus Leipzig. This time his cross is well headed away though.
Kean trips over trying to convert Di Maria's cutback from six yards out. Leipzig carved open far too easily again there. What a start we've had here!
It should be all square. Navas somehow denies Haidara from close range before Angelino's follow-up is miraculously blocked.
- GoalÁngel Di MaríaParis Saint-Germain
GOAL! Di Maria touches a deft finish beyond the keeper after Kean had intercepted Upamecano's poor back pass and played the Argentine into space inside the area.
As for Paris, they have won 13 of their last 20 UEFA Champions League matches (D3 L4). The Matchday 1 defeat by United was only their fourth in their last 56 European home games (W36 D16).
STAT: Leipzig have won nine of their 18 UEFA Champions League fixtures (D3 L6).
Given the visitors' injury list there will be plenty of responsibility on the shoulders of Di Maria this evening.
- 1st Half
KICK OFF! PSG get us underway.
Imagine a few Evertonians will be tuning into this match tonight to check on Kean. The 20-year-old scored two EFL Cup goals for the Toffees earlier this season prior to his surprise loan move to Paris. He's got four goals in five for Tuchel's side so far, including doubles against Dijon and Basaksehir.
RESULT: Group H leaders Manchester United have surprisingly lost away to Istanbul Basaksehir. As it stands: United are on six points from three played. PSG and Leipzig have three points from two played, while Istanbul Basaksehir have three from three outings.
DID YOU KNOW? This match marks Tuchel's 50th as a coach in UEFA club competition. The German's record includes matches in charge of PSG, Dortmund and Mainz. It currently stands at: P49 W29 D8 L12. His Champions League tally for the French champions: P21 W13 D3 L5.
MENACING MOISE: Kean has netted four times in his last three PSG outings.
More from Nagelsmann: "I see the two games against Paris as a knockout tie. It's all about getting more points from these games than they do, so four points from the two games would be good. You don't have another 34 games to make up for bad results (in the Champions League). The pressure is on, but it's a privilege to have that pressure. That means there is something at stake. If it wasn’t, it would be quite boring."
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PSG are missing some key men tonight, including Neymar and PSG. Their preparation was further hindered when some of those who are involved in this contest got stuck in a lift!
An interesting stat from the teamsheet: RB Leipzig is the FIRST German team to start a Champions League match without a single German player in its starting XI.
Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann: "It is not the worst thing for us that Mbappé and Neymar cannot play. They are outstanding players, and Paris are stronger with them than without them. But we would also be better if all of our players were fit."
Thomas Tuchel: "The game will be totally different from the semi-final. If you compare the 11 players with those we had in the semi-final, it cannot be the same match. We controlled the pace of the game in Portugal, I think Leipzig will defend higher on the pitch because they are at home."
CONFIRMED STARTING XIs – LEIPZIG: Gulacsi, Angelino, Orban, Upamecano, Konate, Sabitzer, Haidara, Forsberg, Nkunku, Mukiele, Olmo. /// PSG: Navas, Florenzi, Danilo, Kimpembe, Kurzawa, Herrera, Marquinhos, Gueye, Di Maria, Kean, Sarabia.
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