Edinson Cavani rescued Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday as his solo strike with three minutes remaining was enough to defeat APOEL Nicosia 1-0 after the Cypriots dominated for large periods of the match.
The goal machines of Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk cranked into top gear on Tuesday as the Champions League captivated its continental audience with a record 40 goals in one eight-game night.
European football greats Francesco Totti and Xavi Hernandez set Champions League records for oldest goalscorer and appearances on Tuesday but neither could cap that personal landmark with victory for their sides Roma and Barcelona respectively.
What a difference a win makes. Paris Saint Germain`s 2-0 win away at Caen in midweek not only broke a sequence of three draws but lifted them to second in the table and temporarily silenced the critics.
Highly-rated Italian international midfielder Marco Verratti out off potential suitors on Monday by signing a one-year extension to his present contract which ties him to French champions Paris Saint Germain until 2019.
World Cup flop David Luiz desperately needs to pay dividends of his big transfer move to Paris Saint Germain form Chelsea. The Brazilian defender is the costliest defender in the world after French champions paid a huge sum of £40m (50m euros) to get his services.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here Sunday unveiled the new team jerseys for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and also announced Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei India as their principal sponsor.
Paris St Germain have invested heavily in a five-year project to win the Champions League but money alone could not buy the collective experience or right tactical choices to hold off a battle-hardened Chelsea in the quarter-finals.