Man United downs PSG, Barcelona begins with win

Manchester United got its Champions League (CL) campaign under way in emphatic style as Marcus Rashford’s late goal earned it a 2-1 victory at Paris Saint Germain here on Tuesday.
Man United downs PSG, Barcelona begins with win


Rashford netted three minutes from time, 18 months after scoring the decisive goal in a 3-1 win at PSG, which sent United into the CL quarter-finals after a 0-2 first leg home defeat. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side went ahead in the Group H encounter with a twice-taken Bruno Fernandes first half penalty.
Anthony Martial’s own goal after the break gifted PSG the equaliser, only for Rashford to wrap up the three points with a precise low shot. Meanwhile, 10-man Barcelona cruised to a 5-1 victory over Hungarian side Ferencvaros in its Group G opener at Camp Nou as Lionel Messi became the first player to score in 16 consecutive CL seasons.

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