Match statistics

ValenciaParis

Goals scored1
 
2
on target7
 
10
off target5
 
4
Corners8
 
0
Offsides3
 
5
Fouls committed13
 
10
Yellow cards1
 
1
Red Cards0
1
Possession (%)60
 
40

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Graham Hunter (@UEFAcomGrahamH), Estadi de Mestalla: What a stunning ending to a terrific UEFA Champions League night. No sooner had Adil Rami given Valencia hope, against superior opponents, Zlatan Ibrahimovic earned a straight red to rule him out of the return. Hope for Valencia - if they vastly improve.
  • Red Card
    90+2
    Ibrahimović (Paris) is sent off.
    The Swedish striker receives his marching orders for a foul on Andrés Guardado and will miss the return leg.
  • 90+2
    Ibrahimović (Paris) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Guardado (Valencia).
  • Goal
    90
    Rami (Valencia) scores from an indirect free-kick
    Adil Rami flicks in a late goal from close range after another superb Tino Costa delivery drops beyond the PSG defence and picks out the French centre-back.
  • 90
    Costa (Valencia) takes the free-kick.
  • 90
    Armand (Paris) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Valdez (Valencia).
  • Substitution
    88
    Armand (in) - Pastore (out) (Paris)
  • 88
    Soldado (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Verratti (Paris).
  • 86
    Sirigu (Paris) makes a save.
  • 86
    Costa (Valencia) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 86
    Verratti (Paris) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Viera (Valencia).
  • Substitution
    84
    Viera (in) - Feghouli (out) (Valencia)
  • 82
    Soldado (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Verratti (Paris).
  • 79
    Ibrahimović (Paris) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 79
    Alex (Paris) blocks a shot.
  • 79
    Costa (Valencia) has an effort on goal.
  • 77
    Costa (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Verratti (Paris).
  • Substitution
    76
    Ménez (in) - Lavezzi (out) (Paris)
  • 76
    Valdez (Valencia) misses the target.
  • 74
    Ibrahimović (Paris) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • 73
    Valdez (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Matuidi (Paris).
  • 72
    Chantôme (Paris) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 72
    Guaita (Valencia) makes a save.
    Zlatan Ibrahimović is played in brilliantly by a Clément Chantôme backheel and looks odds-on to score, but Vicente Guaita makes himself big and blocks to keep his side in this.
  • 72
    Ibrahimović (Paris) has an effort on goal.
  • 71
    Costa (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Matuidi (Paris).
  • 69
    Feghouli (Valencia) misses the target.
  • 69
    Lavezzi (Paris) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 68
    Costa (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Verratti (Paris).
  • 66
    Ibrahimović (Paris) has an effort on goal.
  • 66
    Guaita (Valencia) makes a save.
    The keeper denies Zlatan Ibrahimović in a one-on-one, blocking the neat pass from Ezequiel Lavezzi with his feet.
  • 65
    Guaita (Valencia) makes a save.
  • 65
    Matuidi (Paris) has an effort on goal.
  • 65
    Ricardo Costa (Valencia) blocks a shot.
  • 65
    Lavezzi (Paris) has an effort on goal.
  • 63
    Guaita (Valencia) makes a save.
    A relieved Vicente Guaita stands and simply clutches a failed attempted chip from Ezequiel Lavezzi.
  • 63
    Lavezzi (Paris) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 63
    Verratti (Paris) takes the free-kick.
  • 63
    Valdez (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Verratti (Paris).
  • 61
    Lavezzi (Paris) misses the target.
  • 61
    Guaita (Valencia) makes a save.
    The keeper dives full-length to his left to save Zlatan Ibrahimović's low curler, but parries it into the path of Ezequiel Lavezzi, who fires wide.
  • 61
    Ibrahimović (Paris) has an effort on goal.
    A fine counterattack from PSG brings a great chance after a heavy touch from Roberto Soldado inside the visitors' area allows Mamdou Sakho to clear again.
  • 60
    Guardado (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Chantôme (Paris).
  • 56
    João Pereira (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lavezzi (Paris).
  • 56
    Costa (Valencia) delivers the corner.
    Another corner is cleared away with relative ease. Valencia must start making their pressure count.
  • 56
    Chantôme (Paris) blocks a shot.
  • 56
    Costa (Valencia) has an effort on goal.
    A Mamadou Sakho clearance falls invitingly for Tino Costa to strike it, but the shot cannot break through the PSG bodies.
  • 55
    Ibrahimović (Paris) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Parejo (Valencia).
  • 55
    Rami (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maxwell (Paris).
  • 54
    Chantôme (Paris) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Guardado (Valencia).
  • Substitution
    53
    Chantôme (in) - Lucas (out) (Paris)
  • 53
    Costa (Valencia) delivers the corner.
  • 52
    Sirigu (Paris) makes a save.
    The looping, deflected effort threatens to drop under the crossbar, but Salvatore Sirigu readjusts his feet and tips it away.
  • 52
    Valdez (Valencia) has an effort on goal.
  • 52
    Parejo (Valencia) delivers the corner.
  • 52
    Maxwell (Paris) blocks a shot.
  • 52
    João Pereira (Valencia) has an effort on goal.
  • 52
    Costa (Valencia) delivers the corner.
  • 50
    Valdez (Valencia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    46
    Canales (in) - Banega (out) (Valencia)
  • Substitution
    46
    Valdez (in) - Jonas (out) (Valencia)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    PSG get the game restarted, looking to maintain their grip on this first leg.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    For all Valencia's possession, they find themselves two goals down at the break to a ruthless counterattacking PSG. Both goals straightforward finishes, but both exquisitely crafted. The hosts have their work cut out now.
  • 45+2
    Costa (Valencia) delivers the corner.
  • 45+2
    Costa (Valencia) delivers the corner.
  • 45+1
    Pastore (Paris) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on João Pereira (Valencia).
  • Goal
    43
    Pastore (Paris) scores!
    Javier Pastore powers a low effort beyond Vicente Guaita after marvellous play by Lucas down the right, twisting his way past his marker and feeding the Argentinian in the penalty area.
  • 38
    Lavezzi (Paris) has an effort on goal.
  • 38
    Guaita (Valencia) makes a save.
    Vicente Guaita gets down well to his left to deny Ezequiel Lavezzi after Javier Pastore's lay-off was met with a tricky, scuffed low effort.
  • 36
    Jonas (Valencia) misses the target.
    Tino Costa whips in a free-kick from the right flank, Adil Rami pulls away from the crowd nicely but heads well over.
  • 36
    Costa (Valencia) takes the free-kick.
  • 35
    Pastore (Paris) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Feghouli (Valencia).
  • 34
    Ibrahimović (Paris) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 34
    João Pereira (Valencia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lavezzi (Paris).
  • Yellow Card
    32
    João Pereira (Valencia) is booked.
  • Yellow Card
    32
    Verratti (Paris) is booked.
  • 30
    Ibrahimović (Paris) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 30
    Jonas (Valencia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 27
    Guaita (Valencia) makes a save.
    A relatively comfortable save for the home keeper, getting down low to hold a smart shot by Lucas, who showed blistering pace to break into a shooting position on the right.
  • 27
    Lucas (Paris) has an effort on goal.
  • 27
    Alex (Paris) blocks a shot.
  • 27
    Jonas (Valencia) has an effort on goal.
  • 26
    Lucas (Paris) misses the target.
    Marco Verratti surges forward and picks out Zlatan Ibrahimović. The Swede's back-post cross is met by Lucas, but he cannot keep the volley down and the ball sails over.
  • 25
    Pastore (Paris) is penalised for a foul on Feghouli (Valencia).
  • 23
    Guardado (Valencia) misses the target.
    Andrés Guardado blazes over from the angle on the left after latching onto Mamadou Sakho's clearance.
  • 20
    Banega (Valencia) misses the target.
    After collecting Christophe Jallet's header out, Éver Banega has the first real effort for the hosts from the edge of the area, but snatches at it and sends it bobbling past the left post.
  • 15
    João Pereira (Valencia) is penalised for a foul on Ibrahimović (Paris).
  • 13
    Soldado (Valencia) is penalised for a foul on Sirigu (Paris).
  • 13
    Costa (Valencia) takes the corner.
  • 12
    Banega (Valencia) takes the corner.
  • Goal
    10
    Lavezzi (Paris) scores!
    Ezequiel Lavezzi scores a wonderful goal, firing in past Vicente Guaita from the angle after playing a clever one-two with countryman Javier Pastore to work his way into the area.
  • 9
    Lucas (Paris) misses the target.
    Lucas hits a thunderous drive after Zlatan Ibrahimović's surging run was brought to an end, but the Brazilian crashes the ball against the upright.
  • 6
    Soldado (Valencia) is flagged for offside.
  • 4
    Verratti (Paris) is penalised for a foul on Banega (Valencia).
  • 4
    Lavezzi (Paris) is penalised for a foul on Guardado (Valencia).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    The home side kick-off, and head out aiming to strike the first blow in this contest.

Legend:

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