PSG defeats Istanbul Basaksehir: PSG thrash 5 goals past Istanbul, Neymar scores 3 and takes the match ball home

PSG defeats Istanbul Basaksehir: The Champions League match between PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, was suspended until the following day after players from both sides walked off the pitch on Tuesday, alleging a match official used racial language toward the Turkish side’s assistant coach.

Neymar starting scoring for the hosts as he netted his first goal in the 20th minute. He then went on to double his tally as well as PSG’s scoreline after scoring a brilliant goal in the 37th minute.

A penalty was given to the French side right before halftime in the 42nd minute. It was Kylian Mbappe who converted it beautifully to mark PSG’s 3rd goal.

The teams went back at halftime with PSG leading 3-0.

5 minutes into the second half, Neymar scored his 3rd goal and completed a delightful hat-trick to mark PSG’s fourth goal of the match.

The visitors did manage to get a goal back in the 57th minute as Mehmet Topal scored a lucky goal that bounced off him and went into the net to make the score 4-1.

It was Mbappe who secured a brace in the 62nd minute to put the game completely out of reach for Istanbul. PSG finished at the top of Group H with 12 points. They qualify for the UCL Round of 16.

Istanbul Basaksehir finished at the bottom of the table with just 3 points.

Match Details: Paris Saint-Germain vs Istanbul Basaksehir

Match Time: 11:25 PM IST

Match Date: 9-12-2020

Venue: Parc des Princes, Paris

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PSG vs Basaksehir Head-to-head (h2h)

-Their previous encounter in 2020 CL gave a 0-2 away win for PSG.
-The visitor has not played against a club from their opponents’ country.
-The host has won their recent five clashes with other Turkish clubs.
-The French outlooks have kept a clean sheet in four out of five such fixtures

Paris Saint-Germain Champions League form: LWLWW
Paris Saint-Germain form (all competitions): WLWDWW

Istanbul Basaksehir Champions League form: LLWLL
Istanbul Basaksehir form (all competitions): LLLDLD

Paris Saint-Germain possible starting lineup:
Navas; Florenzi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Diallo; Pereira, Paredes, Verratti; Di Maria, Mbappe, Neymar

Istanbul Basaksehir possible starting lineup:
Gunok; Rafael, Ponck, Tekdemir, Kaldirim; Kahveci, Ozcan; Visca, Giuliano, Chadli; Ba