A controversial last-gasp penalty earned Paris Saint-Germain a 1-1 draw at home to Newcastle, but Eddie Howe’s men can still qualify for the last 16.
PSG 1-1 Newcastle Post-Match Facts
● Kylian Mbappé’s equaliser for Paris Saint-Germain came with their 30th shot of the game. Excluding extra-time, it was the French side’s latest goal on record (since 2003-04) in the competition, timed at 97:18.
● In all European competition, Newcastle have only won one of eight away games against French sides (D3 L4), with that win a 4-0 victory in Sochaux in November 2004 in the UEFA Cup.
● Paris Saint-Germain have lost just one of their last 36 home group stage games in the UEFA Champions League (W28 D7) and remain unbeaten in 11 such games since a 1-2 loss to Man Utd in October 2020 (W9 D2).
● Alexander Isak became the first player to score an away UEFA Champions League goal for Newcastle since Alan Shearer vs Inter in March 2003. Newcastle had failed to score in either of their two away games in the competition this season before today.
● Newcastle’s Alexander Isak became the fourth Swedish player to score for an English side in the UEFA Champions League after Freddie Ljungberg for Arsenal and Henrik Larsson plus Anthony Elanga for Manchester United.
● At 17 years & 211 days, Lewis Miley became the youngest player in Newcastle’s history to start a major European game. He was also the third youngest Englishman overall to start a UEFA Champions League match after Jude Bellingham in October 2020 (17y & 113d) and Phil Foden in December 2017 (17y & 192d).
PSG 1-1 Newcastle Timeline
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