In the 12th minute of Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League semi-final clash against RB Leipzig, the Parisians went into the lead after a well-worked free-kick routine.
Angel di Maria and Neymar stepped up to take a free-kick from just outside the box on the left-wing, the Argentine whipped a dangerous cross into the box that floated perfectly into Marquinhos’ path.
The centre-back was rewarded for his well-timed run as he nodded the ball into the back of the net from close-range with a bullet header.
Take a look at how Thomas Tuchel’s side took the lead below:
Lift off, PSG! ?
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Pictures from BT Sport and TUDN.
This is the perfect start to the game for the Ligue 1 champions, who have now moved a step closer to booking a place in the final and winning their first ever Champions League trophy.