PSG 7-2 Maccabi Haifa: French giants run rampant to reach last-16

Paris Saint-Germain 7-2 Maccabi Haifa: Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe both score twice as French giants run riot at the Parc des Princes to surge into the last-16 of the Champions League

  • Paris Saint-Germain have qualified for the last-16 of the Champions League 
  • Lionel Messi scored a brace, while Neymar and Kylian Mbappe also scored 
  • Abdoulaye Seck gave the visitors a shock glimmer of hope with a brace
  • Mbappe scored his second before Sean Goldberg put the ball in his own net
  • Carlos Soler added a late seventh to seal a comfortable win over Maccabi Haifa 

Paris Saint-Germain ran rampant to qualify for the last-16 of the Champions League with a 7-2 win over Maccabi Haifa.

The French giants rushed away to a 4-1 lead at the break with Lionel Messi scoring a brace, and Neymar and Kylian Mbappe also both getting onto the scoresheet.

Mbappe later bagged his second of the night, with an own goal by Sean Goldberg and a late finish from Carlos Soler giving the French giants a comfortable victory at the Parc des Princes. 

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Paris Saint-Germain romped to a 7-2 victory against Maccabi Haifa in the Champions League

Lionel Messi scored a first-half brace to help Paris Saint-Germain reach the last-16

Kylian Mbappe runs away in celebration after doubling his side’s lead on Tuesday night

Neymar celebrates with Messi after his goal put Paris Saint-Germain 3-0 up after 35 minutes

Messi was in inspired form during an electric first-half showing from the French giants

Abdoulaye Seck scored a brace for the visitors who battled bravely against the favourites

Maccabi Haifa showed more attacking intent with Gianluigi Donnarumma forced into a save

Mbappe bagged his second goal of the night to kill off any hope of a shock comeback

Sean Goldberg put the ball in his own net before Carlos Soler (pictured) added a seventh

Maccabi Haifa supporters set off flares as they show their support at the Parc des Princes

PSG players rush to celebrate with their fans after reaching the Champions League last-16


PSG: Donnarumma, Hakimi, Sergio Ramos, Marquinhos (Kimpembe 79), Bernat, Vitinha (Zaire Emery 79), Fabian (Sarabia 83), Sanches (Soler 67), Messi, Mbappe (Ekiteke 79), Neymar

Subs: Navas, Sergio Rico, Nuno Mendes, Mukiele, Carlos, Bitshiabu

Goals: Messi 19, 44, Mbappe 32, 64 Neymar 35, Goldberg OG 67, Soler 84

Booked: Ramos, Neymar 

Maccabi Haifa: Cohen, Seck, Batubinsika, Goldberg, Cornud (Menahem), Mohamed (Arad 79), Lavi, Abu Fani (Meir 70), Atzili (David 65), Pierrot (Rukavytsya 79), Chery

Unused subs: Tchibota, Levi, Eliyahu, Gershon, Fucs, Mishpati

Goal: Seck 38,50 

Booked: Seck, Atzili, Chery, Lavi

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