Parc des Princes - Paris 04/12/2012 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Group stage - Group A

PSG - Porto
2-1
 

PSG - Porto 2-1 - 04/12/2012 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2013

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    PSG top group A from Porto, thanks to Ezequiel Lavezzi's second-half strike. Jackson Martínez had cancelled out Thiago Silva's header before the break, but the Argentinian struck with half an hour remaining to seal three points for Carlo Ancelotti's men and top spot.
  • 90+3
    James Rodríguez (Porto) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+3
    Otamendi (Porto) misses the target.
    James Rodríguez whips the free-kick in from the left, and the defender meets it with power at the front post, but the balls flashes just wide of the target.
  • Yellow Card
    90+2
    Mangala (Porto) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Yellow Card
    90+2
    Alex (PSG) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 90+1
    Chantôme (PSG) is penalised for a foul on James Rodríguez (Porto).
  • 90+1
    Ibrahimović (PSG) is penalised for a foul on Danilo (Porto).
  • Yellow Card
    90
    Danilo (Porto) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 90
    Jackson Martínez (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Nenê (PSG).
  • Substitution
    88
    Nenê (in) - Pastore (out) (PSG)
  • 88
    Pastore (PSG) misses the target.
    The Argentinian goes close again, driving at goal from a tight angle on the left, but the ball zips just the wrong side of the post.
  • 87
    Jallet (PSG) takes the corner.
  • 86
    Helton (Porto) makes a save.
    Christophe Jallet crosses from the right, and the ball is headed clear to Javier Pastore who hammers a volley at goal, which the keeper does well to keep out, before the ball falls to Zlatan Ibrahimović, who can only turn over.
  • 86
    Ibrahimović (PSG) has an effort on goal.
  • 86
    Helton (Porto) makes a save.
  • 86
    Pastore (PSG) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    86
    Ba (in) - Alex Sandro (out) (Porto)
  • Substitution
    86
    Jallet (in) - Ménez (out) (PSG)
  • 85
    Alex Sandro (Porto) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ménez (PSG).
  • Substitution
    85
    Atsu (in) - Varela (out) (Porto)
  • Yellow Card
    84
    James Rodríguez (Porto) is shown a yellow card.
  • Yellow Card
    84
    Thiago Silva (PSG) is shown a yellow card.
  • 84
    Thiago Silva (PSG) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jackson Martínez (Porto).
  • 84
    Otamendi (Porto) makes a save.
  • 84
    Ibrahimović (PSG) has an effort on goal.
  • 83
    Sirigu (PSG) makes a save.
  • 83
    Varela (Porto) has an effort on goal.
  • 82
    Lucho González (Porto) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Verratti (PSG).
  • 80
    Ibrahimović (PSG) misses the target.
    The forward is the most advanced PSG man, and waits for support 25 metres from goal. When it does finally arrive, in the shape of Javier Pastore and Jérémy Ménez, Ibrahimović opts to shoot instead, but sends the ball well over.
  • 79
    Matuidi (PSG) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Otamendi (Porto).
  • 79
    Varela (Porto) misses the target.
    Danilo cross low from the right, but Silvestre Varela cannot control in the centre and the ball drops for forward who loops a volley the wrong side of the post.
  • 78
    Ménez (PSG) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Varela (Porto).
  • Substitution
    77
    Verratti (in) - Lavezzi (out) (PSG)
  • Yellow Card
    76
    Lavezzi (PSG) is shown a yellow card.
  • 76
    Lavezzi (PSG) is penalised for a foul on Alex Sandro (Porto).
  • 76
    Alex (PSG) is penalised for a foul on Jackson Martínez (Porto).
  • 75
    Ménez (PSG) takes the corner.
  • 73
    Defour (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Pastore (PSG).
  • Substitution
    70
    Defour (in) - Fernando (out) (Porto)
  • 70
    Lucho González (Porto) misses the target.
    An outstanding, brave stop from Salvatore Sirigu keeps PSG ahead, as João Moutinho's pass sends in Jackson Martínez, but the goalkeeper rushes from his goal to smother the shot at the feet of the forward. The ball falls to Lucho González on the edge of the area, but the midfielder's first-time effort is driven a fraction over the bar.
  • 70
    Jackson Martínez (Porto) has an effort on goal.
  • 70
    Sirigu (PSG) makes a save.
  • 69
    Sirigu (PSG) makes a save.
  • 69
    James Rodríguez (Porto) has an effort on goal.
  • 68
    Ménez (PSG) misses the target.
    PSG are dangerous on the break and almost double their advantage as Javier Pastore lofts a ball down the right flank which sends Jérémy Ménez clear. The Frenchman cuts inside Fernando on the edge of the area, but his low, left-footed effort is not struck cleanly and dribbles wide of the near post.
  • 67
    Ibrahimović (PSG) is penalised for a foul on Fernando (Porto).
  • 65
    Jackson Martínez (Porto) is flagged for offside.
  • 65
    Van der Wiel (PSG) is penalised for a foul on Varela (Porto).
  • 65
    Pastore (PSG) is penalised for a foul on Fernando (Porto).
  • 64
    Alex Sandro (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Van der Wiel (PSG).
  • Goal
    61
    Lavezzi (PSG) scores!
    Porto fail to clear a corner sufficiently, and Jérémy Ménez plays in Ezequiel Lavezzi on the right of the area. The low shot towards the front post is powerful, and slips through the hands of Helton, who cannot keep the ball out.
  • 61
    Lavezzi (PSG) takes the corner.
  • 60
    João Moutinho (Porto) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Chantôme (PSG).
  • 57
    Mangala (Porto) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ménez (PSG).
  • 53
    Pastore (PSG) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Otamendi (Porto).
  • 51
    Helton (Porto) makes a save.
    The keeper denies Jérémy Ménez with a strong save. Javier Pastore is the creator, with a slipped pass into the area, and Ménez turns inside Nicolás Otamendi before driving powerfully with his right foot from the left.
  • 51
    Ménez (PSG) has an effort on goal.
  • 49
    Ibrahimović (PSG) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 48
    Ménez (PSG) delivers the corner.
  • 48
    Otamendi (Porto) makes a save.
  • 48
    Ménez (PSG) has an effort on goal.
    Nicolás Otamendi produces an excellent block to deny the forward, after Javier Pastore's neat pass slid Ménez clear on the left, before cutting into the area and shooting low at goal.
  • 47
    Varela (Porto) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Chantôme (PSG).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    As it stands Porto will go through as Group A leaders, followed by PSG. The hosts have 45 minutes to turn that around.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Matt Spiro (UEFAcomMattS), Parc des Princes: PSG probably shaded the first half but Porto have posed a constant threat on the counterattack and it was no great surprise when Jackson Martínez equalised just four minutes after Thiago Silva’s opener. This has been an open game and it remains very difficult to predict which way it will go.
  • 45+1
    Jackson Martínez (Porto) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Matuidi (PSG).
  • 45
    João Moutinho (Porto) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lavezzi (PSG).
  • 43
    Ménez (PSG) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 43
    Ménez (PSG) delivers the corner.
  • 43
    Helton (Porto) makes a save.
    Thiago Silva meets the corner from the right at the front post, flicking on for Zlatan Ibrahimović, who loops a header towards the top corner, but the goalkeeper retreats rapidly and tips over as the ball was about to drop in.
  • 43
    Ibrahimović (PSG) has an effort on goal.
  • 43
    Ménez (PSG) delivers the corner.
  • 42
    Fernando (Porto) misses the target.
    The cross from the left is met by the midfielder, who does not make a true contact with the ball, which slips off his head and wide of the far post.
  • 41
    Matuidi (PSG) is penalised for a foul on James Rodríguez (Porto).
  • 40
    Sirigu (PSG) makes a save.
    Slick, one-touch passing opens up the PSG defence, and creates space for James Rodríguez, who curls towards the corner from the edge of the area, but the goalkeeper gets across to his right and catches safely.
  • 40
    James Rodríguez (Porto) has an effort on goal.
  • 39
    Jackson Martínez (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Maxwell (PSG).
  • 38
    Matuidi (PSG) is penalised for a foul on João Moutinho (Porto).
  • 36
    João Moutinho (Porto) takes the corner.
  • 35
    Ibrahimović (PSG) is penalised for a foul on Otamendi (Porto).
  • 34
    Alex Sandro (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Lavezzi (PSG).
  • Goal
    33
    Jackson Martínez (Porto) scores!
    The forward gets his third goal in Group A, heading in from close range at the back post. Danilo skips past Javier Pastore on the right before finding the goalscorer, who had escaped the attentions of Alex, expertly.
  • 32
    Ménez (PSG) is penalised for a foul on Otamendi (Porto).
  • 32
    James Rodríguez (Porto) delivers the free-kick on target.
    A free-kick from 20 metres gives Porto promise, but the ball is sent straight into the wall and the chance is wasted.
  • 32
    Chantôme (PSG) makes a save.
  • 31
    Matuidi (PSG) is penalised for a foul on James Rodríguez (Porto).
  • Goal
    29
    Thiago Silva (PSG) scores!
    An excellent header puts the hosts ahead. From a free-kick wide on the left Maxwell sends the ball to the back post, where the Brazilian defender meets it with a powerful header which clips the crossbar on its way into the net. Helton had no chance.
  • 29
    Maxwell (PSG) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    29
    Otamendi (Porto) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 29
    Otamendi (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Ménez (PSG).
    PSG have a free-kick wide on the left. Maxwell will deliver.
  • 28
    Ibrahimović (PSG) is penalised for a foul on Fernando (Porto).
  • 27
    Alex Sandro (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Lavezzi (PSG).
  • 25
    Varela (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Van der Wiel (PSG).
  • 24
    Lavezzi (PSG) is penalised for a foul on João Moutinho (Porto).
  • 23
    Ibrahimović (PSG) misses the target.
    The ball is sent from the right to the back post, but the forward is stretching as he makes contact, and cannot direct his effort on target.
  • 23
    Helton (Porto) makes a save.
  • 23
    Matuidi (PSG) has an effort on goal.
  • 23
    Ménez (PSG) delivers the corner.
  • 21
    Ibrahimović (PSG) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 21
    Ménez (PSG) delivers the corner.
  • 20
    Ménez (PSG) delivers the corner.
  • 20
    Pastore (PSG) misses the target.
    Alex heads down a ball forward on the edge of the Porto area, and the winger smashes an effort at goal from 20 metres, but the ball flicks off a defensive body and loops behind for a corner.
  • 19
    Mangala (Porto) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ménez (PSG).
  • 18
    Ibrahimović (PSG) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 18
    Helton (Porto) makes a save.
    Brazilian defender Alex shakes off Nicolás Otamendi to meet the outswinging corner from the right, but his header from five metres is straight at the Porto goalkeeper who catches smartly.
  • 17
    Alex (PSG) has an effort on goal.
  • 17
    Ménez (PSG) delivers the corner.
  • 14
    Jackson Martínez (Porto) is flagged for offside.
  • 11
    James Rodríguez (Porto) takes the corner.
  • 11
    Jackson Martínez (Porto) has an effort on goal.
  • 11
    Sirigu (PSG) makes a save.
    Porto's first effort comes from Jackson Martínez, driving at goal from the edge of the area, but Thiago Silva makes an excellent tackle to take the pace off the ball.
  • 11
    João Moutinho (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Pastore (PSG).
  • 10
    Ménez (PSG) takes the corner.
  • 10
    Lavezzi (PSG) misses the target.
    A lovely dinked pass from Blaise Matuidi over the visiting defence gives Jérémy Ménez room on the right, and the low cross is met at the front post by the forward whose effort is deflected over.
  • 9
    Ménez (PSG) takes the corner.
  • 9
    Ménez (PSG) takes the corner.
  • 8
    Lucho González (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Chantôme (PSG).
  • 7
    Alex Sandro (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Lavezzi (PSG).
  • 6
    Van der Wiel (PSG) is penalised for a foul on James Rodríguez (Porto).
  • 4
    Jackson Martínez (Porto) is flagged for offside.
  • 4
    Helton (Porto) makes a save.
    It has been an energetic start from the home side, and they are on the front foot again as Ezequiel Lavezzi releases Gregory van der Wiel into the right of the area, but his drilled cross is just held on to by the goalkeeper.
  • 4
    Van der Wiel (PSG) has an effort on goal.
  • 3
    João Moutinho (Porto) is penalised for a foul on Lavezzi (PSG).
  • 2
    Ibrahimović (PSG) misses the target.
    A great early chance goes begging, as Javier Pastore is sent clear on the left, and with the defence stretched the Sweden forward meets the cross in the middle, but directs his low volley just wide of the far post.
  • 1
    Ibrahimović (PSG) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Otamendi (Porto).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    PSG kick us off, knowing they must win if they are to top Group A. A draw will be enough for Porto.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
 
 

Player rater

Ménez

Top Player

PSG 

Match statistics

PSG
Porto

2

Goals scored

1

52

Possession (%)

48

18

Total attempts

11

11

Attempts on target

7

7

Attempts off target

4

0

Attempts blocked

0

0

Attempts against woodwork

0

13

Corners

2

4

Offsides

3

3

Yellow cards

4

0

Red Cards

0

20

Fouls committed

20

20

Fouls suffered

20

Standings

Last updated: 05/12/2012 08:01 CET

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