PSG Crowned Cup Winners
Laurent Blanc has won his first piece of silverware with PSG after overcoming Bordeaux in the Champions Trophy at Stade Omar Bongo. This eagerly anticipated match was shown exclusively live on ITV Sport and was an enticing affair as PSG claimed a 3-2 victory.
Bordeaux started the game strongly have 65% possession in the first 20 minutes of the game but only managed to create one clear chance. Midfielder Jussie was played through after 17 minutes but Sirigu mad a world class save to deny Bordeaux the opening goal. This chance seemed to awaken the favourites as they began to keep the ball well and eventually opened the scoring on the verge of half time through Ezequiel Lavezzi after a fantastic run and lobbed finish.
The second half started quickly as Maurice-Belay equalised for Bordeaux from N'Guemo's cross. However, PSG responded quickly and 3 minutes later Edison Cavani restored the champions lead with a powerful shot from 25 yards out. Yohan Cabaye scored his first goal for PSG from free kick just outside the area and killed the game. PSG were happy to keep the ball and keep it tight at the back to secure the first silverware of the season was heading to Paris. Bordeaux scored a consolation goal a minute from time after a mistake from the youngster Digne allowed Julian Faubert to slot the ball past Sirigu.
PSG will kick off there Ligue 1 campaign on Saturday against Montpellier at Stade de La Mosson. You can catch the highlights from the match and all other Ligue 1 fixtures on ITV at 10 o'clock on Tuesday evening.