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Paris St-Germain 2-2 Napoli: Di Maria rescues point for PSG

Angel Di Maria scores the late equaliser for PSG
Angel Di Maria has scored six goals in his last six starts at home for PSG in the Champions League

Angel di Maria scored a stunning stoppage-time equaliser to earn Paris St-Germain a 2-2 draw at home to Napoli in the Champions League.

Lorenzo Insigne's first-half opener for Napoli was cancelled out by Mario Rui's own goal in the second half.

The Italians looked to be heading for victory after Dries Mertens struck but Di Maria secured a point at the death.

The result means Liverpool overtake Napoli and go top of Group C after they beat Red Star Belgrade 4-0.

Napoli had the better of the first half and deservedly took the lead on 29 minutes when Insigne smartly converted Jose Callejon's through ball.

But PSG were much improved after the break and equalised when Thomas Meunier's low cross deflected in off visiting defender Rui.

Napoli, who lost Insigne to injury, went ahead again with 13 minutes left when Mertens pounced on a loose ball to score from close range.

Defeat would have left PSG with just three points from three games but in the third minute of stoppage time, former Manchester United and Real Madrid winger Di Maria curled the ball into the top corner from the edge of the box.

Henry waits for first win

Monaco drew 1-1 away to Club Brugge in Thierry Henry's second game in charge as both sides secured their first point in Group A.

Monaco took the lead on 31 minutes through 18-year-old Moussa Sylla and Brazilian forward Wesley levelled for the hosts before half-time to keep Henry waiting for his first win as a manager.

Porto went two points clear at the top of Group D after a 3-1 win at Lokomotiv Moscow, with Moussa Marega's penalty being followed up by Hector Herrera and Jesus Corona goals for the Portuguese champions.

Porto's ex-Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas saved a Manuel Fernandes penalty at 0-0 while Anton Miranchuk pulled a goal back to make it 2-1 but the Russian side, who had Solomon Kvirkvelia sent off late on, stay bottom and without a point.

Schalke remain second in the group, a point ahead of Galatasaray, after a goalless draw between the sides in Istanbul.

Line-ups

PSG

  • 16Areola
  • 12Meunier
  • 5MarquinhosBooked at 5mins
  • 3Kimpembe
  • 14BernatSubstituted forKehrerat 45'minutes
  • 6VerrattiSubstituted forDiabyat 83'minutes
  • 25Rabiot
  • 7Mbappé
  • 10Neymar
  • 11Di María
  • 9CavaniSubstituted forDraxlerat 76'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 4Kehrer
  • 17Choupo-Moting
  • 23Draxler
  • 24Nkunku
  • 27Diaby
  • 34N'Soki
  • 50Cibois

Napoli

  • 25OspinaBooked at 90mins
  • 19MaksimovicBooked at 86mins
  • 33Albiol
  • 26Koulibaly
  • 6Mário RuiBooked at 33mins
  • 7CallejónBooked at 81minsSubstituted forRogat 88'minutes
  • 5Marques Loureiro
  • 17Hamsik
  • 8Ruiz
  • 24InsigneSubstituted forZielinskiat 53'minutes
  • 14MertensBooked at 9minsSubstituted forMilikat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Malcuit
  • 20Zielinski
  • 23Hysaj
  • 27Karnezis
  • 30Rog
  • 42Diawara
  • 99Milik
Referee:
Felix Zwayer
Attendance:
46,274

Match Stats

Home TeamPSGAway TeamNapoli
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home16
Away14
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home9
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Paris Saint Germain 2, Napoli 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 2, Napoli 2.

Thomas Meunier (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fabián Ruiz (Napoli).

Booking

Julian Draxler (Paris Saint Germain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Julian Draxler (Paris Saint Germain).

Mário Rui (Napoli) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marko Rog (Napoli).

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 2, Napoli 2. Ángel Di María (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Julian Draxler.

Booking

David Ospina (Napoli) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint Germain).

Allan (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Neymar (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Raúl Albiol (Napoli).

Neymar (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marko Rog (Napoli).

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Marko Rog replaces José Callejón.

Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Neymar tries a through ball, but Presnel Kimpembe is caught offside.

Booking

Nikola Maksimovic (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Moussa Diaby (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Nikola Maksimovic (Napoli).

Adrien Rabiot (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fabián Ruiz (Napoli).

Attempt missed. Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by José Callejón with a cross following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Arkadiusz Milik replaces Dries Mertens.

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Alphonse Areola.

Attempt saved. Dries Mertens (Napoli) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Mário Rui with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Moussa Diaby replaces Marco Verratti.

Foul by Thilo Kehrer (Paris Saint Germain).

Raúl Albiol (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Paris Saint Germain. Conceded by David Ospina.

Attempt saved. Neymar (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Booking

José Callejón (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

Hand ball by José Callejón (Napoli).

Attempt blocked. Neymar (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Adrien Rabiot (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by José Callejón (Napoli).

Goal!

Goal! Paris Saint Germain 1, Napoli 2. Dries Mertens (Napoli) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt blocked. Fabián Ruiz (Napoli) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Nikola Maksimovic.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1B Dortmund33008089
2Atl Madrid320156-16
3Monaco301226-41
4Club Brugge301225-31

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona330010289
2Inter Milan32014406
3Tottenham301258-31
4PSV Eindhoven301238-51

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Liverpool32017346
2Napoli31203215
3PSG311110644
4Red Star Belgrade3012110-91

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1FC Porto32105237
2Schalke31202115
3Galatasaray31113124
4Lokomotiv Moscow300317-60

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ajax32105147
2Bayern Munich32105147
3Benfica310235-23
4AEK Athens300328-60

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man City32016336
2Lyon31207615
3Hoffenheim302167-12
4Shakhtar Donetsk302147-32

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Madrid32015236
2Roma32018356
3CSKA Moscow311135-24
4Viktoria Plzen301239-61

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus33006069
2Man Utd31113124
3Valencia302113-22
4Young Boys301217-61
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