PSG faces Bordeaux in a Ligue 1 match on the Parc des Princes in Paris, France, on Saturday, November 28, 2020 (11/28/20).
Followers with out cable can watch the match totally free through a trial of fuboTV.
Right here’s what you could know:
What: Ligue 1
Who: PSG vs. Bordeaux
When: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. ET
The place: Parc des Princes
TV: beIN Sports activities
Reside stream: fuboTV (free trial)
Neymar scored an early penalty as a nervous Paris Saint-Germain scraped a 1-0 dwelling win towards a wasteful Leipzig within the Champions League on Tuesday.
PSG was overwhelmed by Bayern Munich in final season’s ultimate, however wanted a win after dropping two of its first three group video games.
Though PSG moved above Leipzig and into second place in Group H — behind Manchester United — coach Thomas Tuchel’s facet performed poorly. PSG was lucky to come across a German facet missing a leading edge, and so Neymar’s Eleventh-minute spot kick proved sufficient.
“We wanted a win and now we’ve got one. We performed with a whole lot of coronary heart, it was a really powerful match. I knew it might be,” Tuchel mentioned. “What I’ll take from this recreation is the guts we confirmed, the necessity to stick collectively as a result of we’re in a troublesome state of affairs.”
Lackluster PSG’s reduction at profitable was as evident because it was exaggerated, with Neymar and the surprisingly ineffective Kylian Mbappe — each taken off late — aggressively leaping from the bench on the ultimate whistle.
“This was a take a look at for us, and a take a look at we needed to go,” PSG captain Marquinhos mentioned. “The workforce managed to drag collectively when issues bought powerful.”
Neymar’s first Champions League aim this season got here after Leipzig captain Marcel Sabitzer fouled ahead Angel Di Maria breaking into the realm.
Neymar took a trademark staggered runup and positioned the ball simply out of the attain of Hungary goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi’s left hand after he went the best manner.
Tensions bought to PSG at Parc des Princes. Di Maria appeared offended at being taken off by Tuchel halfway by the second half; Neymar was proven a yellow card for hacking down Sabitzer; and substitute Marco Verratti appeared lucky to flee a purple for a lunging sort out on Christopher Nkunku that drew blood from the previous PSG participant’s knee.
Whereas PSG always gave the ball away, sloppy Leipzig did not make the most of lengthy phases of possession. The guests have been let down by rushed ultimate passes, neat however too predictable sideways passing, and attacking gamers typically simply knocked off the ball.
“I feel we have been the higher workforce,” Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann mentioned. “Paris didn’t actually have any possibilities, they defended very deep and compact. They blocked one or two of our pictures, our crosses weren’t actually discovering their goal. We did sufficient to deserve no less than a draw, now we have to win each video games and hope Paris don’t win each of theirs.”
Leipzig did threaten from a nook moments after Neymar’s penalty when imposing middle half Dayot Upamecano compelled goalkeeper Keylor Navas right into a tip-over save. Navas, a key participant this season, then saved midfielder Amadou Haidara’s low shot within the thirty eighth as Leipzig did not punish a PSG facet there for the taking.
Attacking midfielder Emil Forsberg volleyed simply broad for Leipzig within the forty ninth, and middle ahead Yussuf Poulsen headed over within the 79th when he ought to have accomplished higher from an unmarked place.
PSG opened this marketing campaign with a 2-1 dwelling defeat to Manchester United and misplaced 2-1 three weeks in the past in Leipzig.
In Tuesday’s different recreation, United beat Turkish facet Istanbul Basaksehir 4-1 at dwelling and leads with 9 factors, three forward of PSG and Leipzig. PSG’s win, nevertheless, gave it a lift when it comes to a greater head-to-head document towards Leipzig — courtesy of netting an away aim and never conceding one.
PSG performs United at Previous Trafford on Dec. 2 earlier than internet hosting Basaksehir six days later.
“Every part remains to be open,” Nkunku mentioned. “We’ll give all the things as a result of we nonetheless have an opportunity.”
(The Related Press contributed to this report.)