Paris St-Germain 1-1 Newcastle: Late Kylian Mbappe penalty denies visitors win

28 November 2023 0 By Total Football News

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Kylian Mbappe scores against NewcastleKylian Mbappe converted the equalising penalty in the 98th minute

Kylian Mbappe scored a controversial late penalty to deny Newcastle an impressive win at Parc des Princes but the draw keeps the visitors in the fight to reach the Champions League knockout stages.

The spot-kick was awarded after review by the video assistant referee, with referee Szymon Marciniak consulting the pitchside monitor before ruling Tino Livramento had handled the ball inside the box when blocking a cross.

It was a cruel blow for Eddie Howe's side, who had looked on course to secure a hugely impressive win after Aleksander Isak struck in the first half when Miguel Almiron's effort had been pushed to the striker's feet.

Newcastle then defended with everything they had to keep out PSG and Nick Pope made a superb save from close range to deny first Bradley Barcola and then Kylian Mbappe, who drove the rebound just wide.

But the visitors' resolve was broken deep in stoppage time when PSG were awarded the penalty, from which Mbappe made no mistake.

The result means Newcastle are third in Group F, two points behind second-placed PSG.

Eddie Howe's side now need to beat AC Milan in their final group game and hope already qualified Borussia Dortmund avoid defeat against PSG.

Controversial penalty breaks Newcastle's hearts

Tino Livramento blocks a crossTino Livramento was adjudged to have handled the ball when blocking a cross

The finish to this game will have been devastating for Newcastle after they had put in a brilliant display of fight and bravery to keep out the hosts for 97 minutes.

Howe's side had arrived in Paris impacted by a lengthy injury list as they named two goalkeepers on their bench alongside four teenagers.

But those who played gave everything and more as they came within seconds of another huge result on their Champions League return.

They rode their luck at times, with Mbappe and Barcola both missing some big opportunities, and it looked like it was going to be Newcastle's night.

But in the last minute of eight added on in stoppage time, Ousmane Dembele's cross struck the chest of Livramento - who had been excellent throughout - and the ball bounced up onto his arm.

Referee Marciniak had earlier dismissed a similar penalty claim for an Anthony Gordon challenge inside the box, but this time decided to award the spot-kick as Mbappe rescued his side.

But the decision seemed harsh on Newcastle and the result means progress to the last 16 is now not in their hands.

Player of the match

LivramentoTino Livramento

with an average of 8.24

Paris Saint Germain

  1. Squad number7Player nameMbappé

    Average rating

    4.49

  2. Squad number99Player nameG Donnarumma

    Average rating

    4.34

  3. Squad number2Player nameHakimi

    Average rating

    4.32

  4. Squad number10Player nameDembélé

    Average rating

    4.23

  5. Squad number19Player nameLee Kang-in

    Average rating

    4.16

  6. Squad number37Player nameSkriniar

    Average rating

    4.04

  7. Squad number23Player nameKolo Muani

    Average rating

    4.03

  8. Squad number15Player nameDanilo Pereira

    Average rating

    4.03

  9. Squad number21Player nameHernández

    Average rating

    3.95

  10. Squad number8Player nameRuiz

    Average rating

    3.95

  11. Squad number29Player nameBarcola

    Average rating

    3.87

  12. Squad number17Player nameVitinha

    Average rating

    3.86

  13. Squad number4Player nameUgarte

    Average rating

    3.85

  14. Squad number11Player nameAsensio

    Average rating

    3.56

  15. Squad number9Player nameGonçalo Ramos

    Average rating

    3.49

Newcastle United

  1. Squad number21Player nameLivramento

    Average rating

    8.24

  2. Squad number22Player namePope

    Average rating

    8.19

  3. Squad number14Player nameIsak

    Average rating

    8.06

  4. Squad number24Player nameAlmirón

    Average rating

    8.04

  5. Squad number2Player nameTrippier

    Average rating

    8.01

  6. Squad number67Player nameMiley

    Average rating

    7.98

  7. Squad number5Player nameSchär

    Average rating

    7.89

  8. Squad number6Player nameLascelles

    Average rating

    7.84

  9. Squad number39Player nameBruno Guimarães

    Average rating

    7.82

  10. Squad number7Player nameJoelinton

    Average rating

    7.77

  11. Squad number10Player nameGordon

    Average rating

    7.67

Line-ups

PSG

Formation 4-3-3

  • 99G DonnarummaBooked at 72mins
  • 2Hakimi
  • 37SkriniarBooked at 60mins
  • 15DaniloSubstituted forGonçalo Ramosat 85'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 21Hernández
  • 8Ruiz
  • 4UgarteBooked at 36minsSubstituted forVitinhaat 62'minutes
  • 19Lee Kang-inBooked at 54minsSubstituted forAsensioat 82'minutes
  • 10DembéléBooked at 58mins
  • 23Kolo MuaniSubstituted forBarcolaat 62'minutes
  • 7Mbappé

Substitutes

  • 9Gonçalo Ramos
  • 11Asensio
  • 17Vitinha
  • 26Mukiele
  • 28Soler
  • 29Barcola
  • 30Letellier
  • 80Tenas

Newcastle

Formation 4-3-3

  • 22PopeBooked at 90mins
  • 2Trippier
  • 6Lascelles
  • 5Schär
  • 21Livramento
  • 67Miley
  • 39Bruno Guimarães
  • 7JoelintonBooked at 22mins
  • 24AlmirónBooked at 83mins
  • 14Isak
  • 10Gordon

Substitutes

  • 1Dúbravka
  • 3Dummett
  • 18Karius
  • 20Hall
  • 55Ndiweni
  • 58Huntley
  • 63Parkinson
Referee:
Szymon Marciniak
Attendance:
46,435

Match Stats

Live Text

Match ends, Paris Saint Germain 1, Newcastle United 1.

Second Half ends, Paris Saint Germain 1, Newcastle United 1.


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