Tuesday, February 14, 2017

UEFA Champions League: PSG (Who Crush Barca), Benfica Grab Series Openers

Two Round-of-16 series commenced on Tuesday as the UEFA Champions League's knockout stage opened.

At Lisbon:
Kostas Mitroglou (Benfica)
Kostantinos Mitroglou (who celebrated with teammates here) scored the only goal of the match in the 48th minute as SL Benfica took the opening contest with Borussia Dortmund 1-0 at home.

Photo from UEFA website

At Paris:

Angel Di Maria scored twice (18', 55') as Paris Saint-Germain demolished visiting Barcelona 4-0 in the opening contest of their two-game series.  Here, we see Edinson Cavani celebrating after scoring for PSG in the 72nd minute.

Associated Press photo by Francois Mori

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