Hooligans clash ahead of Chelsea loss to PSG
Javier Pastore’s dazzling individual goal in strike time put the polish on Paris St Germain’s 3-1 Champions League quarter-final first leg victory against Chelsea on Wednesday, April 2 to leave the French side desirers to reach the last four. The Argentine, on as a late replacement, score in from the byline, evading a numeral of Chelsea defenders before striking keeper Petr Cech at his close to post. It encouraged incredulous Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho to tag the goal “a joke” in his post-game news conference.
PSG, boosted by a motivated display from one more Argentine – Ezequiel Lavezzi – could be without talismanic striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic for next week’s come back at Stamford Bridge after the Swede trudged off grasping his right thigh 20 minutes from time.
Ibrahimovic was replaced minutes after David Luiz had twisted into his own net from a free kick to put PSG 2-1 up.
PSG coach Laurent Blanc told that, “He felt some pain in his muscle, we’ll check in detail tomorrow. It’s an injury that will require some time of rest.”
Mourinho said that, “I think from a strategic point of view the team showed great discipline”. “But we made defensive mistakes so we paid the price.”