French football giant Paris St. Germain qualified for the round of 16 at the ongoing UEFA Champions League tournament.
They joined La Liga side Atletico Madrid, German champions Bayern Munich, and Group A log leaders, Arsenal in making the final 16 with two games to go.
Thomas Meunier got a late winner for the French side as they defeated Basel 2-1 in a hard-fought encounter. French star Blaise Matuidi got the game’s opener in before Luca Zuffi equalized for the hosts. At a point, it seemed as if both sides would share the spoils before Meunier’s late winner. The victory meant PSG were through to the next stage with games to go. Basel goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik tried his best to stop the visitors from getting a victory but he could not stop the 90th minute volley. Basel put up a spirited contest despite Serey Die being sent off after picking up two yellow cards. PSG and Arsenal are the two sides to continue from the group. Continue reading PSG QUALIFY FOR UCL KNOCKOUT STAGE