Arsenal 2-2 Paris Saint Germain: Moura’s late header saves PSG a point

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Paris Saint-Germain rescued a point in the final 15 minutes of their UEFA Champions League clash against Arsenal as Lucas Moura’s header gave the visitors a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium.

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Moura managed to get an initial header on Hatem Ben Afra’s cross in the 77th minute, but Arsenal defender Alex Iwobi redirected the ball into the goal.

Arsenal nicked the lead on the hour mark as Marco Verratti made a crucial mistake for PSG and put the ball in the back of his own net.

The Gunners had pulled level just prior to halftime when Olivier Giroud stepped up to the penalty spot and buried his attempt to bring the sides to 1-1. Alexis Sanchez drew the spot kick after being taken down by Grzegorz Krychowiak.

Edinson Cavani was a menace for Arsenal backline to deal with throughout the match, and the Uruguayan gave the visitors the lead on 18 minutes as the PSG striker slid in to smash home Blaise Matuidi’s cross from the left side of the penalty area.

The two sides are level on 11 points atop Group A, however, PSG sits above Arsenal in the table based on a superior number of head-to-head away goals.