Champions League: RB Leipzig and Paris Saint Germain draw 2-2 on Wednesday

LEIPZIG. RB Leipzig manages to recover against Paris Saint Germain with 2 goals from G. Wijnaldum from a goal on the 40' and a goal on the 21'.

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LEIPZIG. RB Leipzig manages to recover against Paris Saint Germain with 2 goals from G. Wijnaldum from a goal on the 40′ and a goal on the 21′.

A. Silva missed a decisive penalty (11′). That would have allowed RB Leipzig to win the match.​

A. Silva missed 1 penalty (11′) for ​RB Leipzig.

The match was held at the Red Bull Arena Stadium in Leipzig on Wednesday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Lars Christian Andreas Ekberg with the help of Mehmet Culum and Stefan Hallberg. The 4th official was Fredrik Klitte. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 7.7 degrees Celsius or 45.86 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 87%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. RB Leipzig was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Paris Saint Germain that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

RB Leipzig was more aggressive with 75 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for RB Leipzig to win the match​.

RB Leipzig shot 17 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Paris Saint Germain shot 7 times, 4 on target, 1 off target.

Cards

RB Leipzig received 4 yellow cards (T. Adams, J. Marsch, M. Simakan and Y. Poulsen). On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain received 6 yellow cards (Danilo, P. Kimpembe, N. Mendes, Neymar, G. Donnarumma and A. Herrera).

After playing this match, RB Leipzig will have 0 points to stay in the 4th place. On the other side, Paris Saint Germain will have 7 points to move up in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 8'
    8'

    C. Nkunku

  • 10'
    10'

    Danilo

  • 11'
    11'

    A. Silva

  • 21'
    21'

    G. Wijnaldum

  • 25'
    25'

    T. Adams

  • 30'
    30'

    J. Marsch

  • 32'
    32'

    P. Kimpembe

  • 40'
    40'

    G. Wijnaldum

  • 46'
    46'

    A. Haidara

    W. Orban

  • 59'
    59'

    D. Szoboszlai

    E. Forsberg

  • 59'
    59'

    Y. Poulsen

    A. Silva

  • 62'
    62'

    N. Mendes

  • 70'
    70'

    M. Simakan

  • 74'
    74'

    Neymar

  • 75'
    75'

    D. Olmo

    T. Adams

  • 85'
    85'

    A. Herrera

    G. Wijnaldum

  • 85'
    85'

    T. Kehrer

    A. Di Maria

  • 86'
    86'

    B. Henrichs

    K. Laimer

  • 90'
    90'

    G. Donnarumma

  • 90'
    90'

    D. Szoboszlai (Penalty)

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Icardi

    K. Mbappe

  • 90'
    90'

    Y. Poulsen

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Herrera

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, RB Leipzig will play away against Club Brugge on the 24th of November with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Club Brugge (0 draws).

Paris Saint Germain will play away with Manchester City on the 24th of November with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Manchester City (2 draws).

RB Leipzig: Formation and Lineups

RB Leipzig started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Jesse Marsch chose to play with the following team: Péter Gulácsi (6.1), Willi Orbán (6.6), Mohamed Simakan (7.0), Joško Gvardiol (6.4), Nordi Mukiele (7.0), Konrad Laimer (6.3), Tyler Adams (6.2), Angeliño (6.4), Christopher Nkunku (7.8), Emil Forsberg (6.9) and André Silva (7.1).

Substitutes

RB Leipzig made 5 changes: W. Orban for A. Haidara (46′), E. Forsberg for D. Szoboszlai (59′), A. Silva for Y. Poulsen (59′), T. Adams for D. Olmo (75′) and K. Laimer for B. Henrichs (86′).

Top player: Christopher Nkunku

The player who no doubt impressed RB Leipzig the most was Christopher Nkunku.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 36 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He performed 4 crosses.

Paris Saint Germain: Formation and Lineups

Paris Saint Germain started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero played with: Gianluigi Donnarumma (7.3), Achraf Hakimi (6.4), Marquinhos (7.9), Presnel Kimpembe (6.8), Nuno Mendes (6.4), Georginio Wijnaldum (8.6), Danilo Pereira (6.1), Idrissa Gueye (7.0), Ángel Di María (7.4), Kylian Mbappé (6.5) and Neymar (7.3).

Substitutes

Paris Saint Germain made 3 changes: G. Wijnaldum for A. Herrera (85′), A. Di Maria for T. Kehrer (85′) and K. Mbappe for M. Icardi (90′).

Top player: Georginio Wijnaldum

Probably the most impressive player in Paris Saint Germain was Georginio Wijnaldum.

His rating is (8.6) with 2 goals, 19 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League

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