Feb 24, 2017, 10:57 AM
The young forward netted in the 82nd minute to cancel out Nene’s opener before a capacity crowd of 38,202 fans that include this reporter who was also in attendance to report the match at the magnificent new Yankee Stadium.
The game between the two big spending forces in European football was the first high profile Soccer exhibition match since the establishment of the new Yankee Stadium reportedly valued at 1.5 billion US dollars.
Nene scored in the 30th minute for PSG, who controlled the better part of an action-packed game forcing the European champions to chase their shadows throughout the encounter.
John Terry was given a standing ovation by noisy Blues supporters when he was introduced in the 63rd minute. It was Terry’s first pre-season game for the
It was also PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti’s first game to face up his former employers Chelsea that sacked him as manager in May of last year.
PSG’s goal came after Javier Pastore dribbled pass Chelsea defender Cahill and sent a low shot that hit the goal post before the rebound met Nene, who hammered home from a close range distance to give PSG massive advantage.
David Luiz was effective in the opening minutes of the game but his involvement in
Fernando Torres, Juan Mata, Raul Meireles and Daniel Sturridge were all missing from the Chelsea side that are expected to resume their preseason tour to the United States with another game against Major League Soccer all-Stars on Wednesday at Chester, Pa.
The Blues will later proceed to
The Blues that released few players including striker Didier Drogba and fellow countryman Solomon Kalou at the end of their contracts will begin the premier league competition with a Community Shield match against new premier league champion
While Pari-Saint-Germain that has joined the wealthiest clubs with huge new summer signings of Ezequiel Lavezzi, Thaigo Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic is also at D.C. United on Saturday and hosts
Yankee Stadium is also expected to host another high-profile match featuring AC Milan and the Spanish champion Real Madrid on August 8. Details of that tie will also be available to you as Pointsport continues its preseason coverage in the