Sport Barcelona shatter PSG’s hopes in Champions League

Barcelona shatter PSG’s hopes in Champions League

 

Luis Suarez (C) of Barcelona FC celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona at Parc des Princes on April 15, 2015 in Paris, France.
Luis Suarez (C) of Barcelona FC celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona at Parc des Princes on April 15, 2015 in Paris, France.

(AA) – Barcelona beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in a Champions League quarter-final first leg in France on Wednesday.

Visitors Barcelona scored the first goal in 18th minute through Brazilian striker Neymar.

In 52nd minute, Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta was obliged to leave the pitch due to injury.

Barca increased the gap when Luis Suarez Suarez skipped past the PSG defence in the 67th minute and made it three at the Parc des Princes in the 79th minute.

Three minutes later, PSG right-back Gregory van der Wiel’s deflected shot went for a consolation goal for the home side.

Barcelona now have a great advantage for the second leg at the Nou Camp.

Meanwhile, in the night’s other match Porto beat Bayern Munich 3-1 at the Estadio do Dragao in Portugal.

Ricardo Quaresma found the net twice and Jackson Martinez scored for Porto. Thiago added to Bayern’s scoreline.

Second leg of the matches will be played on April 21.

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