Five time European champions were not shown any love in the city of love by an impressive Paris Saint Germain side. Birthday boy Angel di Maria, Julian Draxler and Edinson Cavani best Luis Enrique’s side at the Parc des Princes. With Angel di Maria scoring twice, Draxler and Cavani netting a goal each.
PSG who were eliminated by the Catalans in the Champions League quarter-finals in 2013 and 2015, were the more aggressive side at the Parc des Princes and have put themselves in a commanding position ahead of the March 8 second leg at the Camp Nou. suggesting that, after six years of incredible spending, they have finally arrived at the Champions League top table.PSG victory over Fc Barcelona left everybody shocked as the La Liga giants defence had no reply to the impressive attacking style of their opponent. some fans even blamed the defensive incapability on the exit of Aleix Vidal due to ankle injury .
The La Liga giants have not exited in the last 16 since going out to Liverpool in the 2006/07 season.