UCL: Ruthless PSG show superiority over Italian side as they thrash AC Milan and go top of the table

PSG thrash AC Milan || Credit: Imago

UCL: Ruthless PSG show superiority over Italian side as they thrash AC Milan and go top of the table

Stephen Oladehinde 22:07 - 25.10.2023

PSG defeated AC Milan in their third Champions League group stage game and went top of the Group F table.

Milan were without Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze who missed out of the game due to an injury.

AC Milan were without a win since the start of the tournament and were looking to get their first win but were defeated 3-0 by PSG on the night.

Goals from Kylian Mbappe, Kolo Muani and Kang-in Lee were enough for Luis Enrique's side to claim victory.

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As it happened

Last weekend PSG boss Luis Enrique opted to rest both Randal Kolo Muani and Ousmane Dembele, but both players returned alongside Kylian Mbappe in the lineup. 

Theo Hernandez captained Milan against brother Lucas, while Yunus Musah joined USA teammate Pulisic in the team.

The match started with PSG controlling the tempo of the game and creating chances to put themselves in the lead.

PSG broke the deadlock through a brilliant play from Zaire-Emery who charged through AC Milan's midfield and found Mbappe on the left. The Frenchman squared up Tomori and rifled a low shot past Maignan. 

The home side looked more relaxed and comfortable as they took their 1-0 lead into the halftime break.

PSG vs AC Milan UCL match || Credit: Imago
PSG vs AC Milan UCL match || Credit: Imago

Both teams came out for the second half and shortly after PSG scored the second goal to extend their lead.

PSG caught Milan napping from a corner kick and Kolo Muani was there to poke the ball home from close range. 

The home side rounded up the game with the third goal after Lee Kang-in finished off brilliant teamwork.

The referee blew the final whistle as PSG moved to the top of the Group H table and AC Milan remained in fourth position.