Buffon Delighted after Defeating Man Utd

Source : Fox SPORTS Asia

PSG defeated Manchester United in Champions League in the opening leg  of their last-16 . PSG outmatched United 2-0 at Old Traford in Manchester on Tuesday. And according to Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon it was easy .

The first half was pretty goalless . Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe scored within seven minutes to put PSG in the driving seat for the quarter-finals.

It was under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer , that United tasted their first and heaviest homeloss .

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‘We made it look Easy’ – Buffon

Buffon said to Sky Sport Italia :

We made it seem easy by putting everything we had into those 90 minutes, the unity that is fundamental in this competition

We took some risks, but they allowed us to breathe when under pressure and break their attempt at pressing.

In such a balanced tie, that is worth so much.

The 41 year old , Buffon also became the third keeper after Edwin van der Sar and Iker Casillas to reach 50 Champions League Clean sheets.

When Buffon arrived at PSG , he had the option to extend his contract . His arrival from Juventus gave him an option of extra year at the french capital.

On this issue he said :

The contract is not a thought in my mind, to be honest,

I just want to keep enjoying my football, being useful to the club and my team-mates, whether on the field or if needed off it.

It has never been a problem for me to deal with a contract when I was 30 years old, let alone 41.


It was defender Kimpembe who scored first from Angel Di Maria’s volley . after that it was the counter attacking of Mbappe that gave the lead to PSG. The Ligue 1 champions PSG is in a strong position now ahead of the March 6 return fixture.