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PSG thump Barcelona in Champions League

PSG thump Barcelona in Champions Leagueā€¯

Beaten by Barcelona in the quarter-finals in both 2013 and 2015, PSG were determined not to fall to them at the last-16 stage here and produced their performance of the season, playing with greater intensity, skill and objective than the visitors.

'They have a new coach, they changed many things, I don't know if we'll be favourites. Jordan Henderson was among those to defend the team at the time as he insisted that they were thanking the supporters rather than celebrating the result.

Though he believes hearing about interest from big clubs is good, Verratti said that he delighted to be part of a "great project" and wants to help PSG become one of the top three teams in Europe.

Julian Draxler marked his Champions League debut for PSG by doubling its with a fine low shot in the 40th minute. No team have ever overcome a four-goal deficit from the first leg in a Champions League tie.

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Writing for ESPN FC, French football expert Jonathan Johnson has explained that speaking in the mixed zone after the game, the former Dutch worldwide, when approached on the subject replied; "Messi?"

Barcelona have a chance of making history, but it's very unlikely.

Now they must beat the Spanish champions - the return will be at the Camp Nou next month - just to make it to the last eight again, and they will have to cope without skipper Thiago Silva in the first leg.

Di Maria curled in his second and the home side's third 10 minutes after half-time before Cavani completed the rout with his 34th goal of the campaign in the 71st minute.

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Angel Di Maria, who turned 29 today, celebrated his birthday with a brace, curling in both a free kick and sensational strike from outside the D.

Barcelona's German goal keeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen was called into action a number of times as he battled to limit PSG's attacks, and keep the score at bay.

All so the off the ball movement of Cavani is a huge plus for the club against Samuel Umtiti and Pique who are not your most mobile attackers.

They are fresh from a 3-0 victory at Bordeaux in Ligue 1 on Friday, in which Edinson Cavani scored twice to take him to 33 goals in all competitions this season. "There is a long way to go in this Champions League still".

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