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Recent News         Paris Saint - Germain Defeat A.C. Fiorentina 4-2 in the First

                                Round of the International Champions Cup 2015 !

SMI Sports / July 21, 2015


NEW JERSEY (SMI-WIRE,07.21.15) The Paris Saint-Germain &  A.C. Fiorentina collided in a friendly soccer  where PSG defeated Fiorentina 4-2 in the opening round of the annual International Champions Cup 2015 @ Red Bulls Arena , Harrison NJ.International Powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain's were very impressive  in the field defensibly and offencibly  during the entire game tha ended with merited victory of 4-2.PSG's forward Jean-Kevin Augustin played sensational during the game and scored twice for the win.Also in the offensive attack Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Blaise Matuidi contibuted with one goal apiece to secured the victoryThe game began with both teams attacking back and forth but unfortunally for Fiorentina could opened the scored in the 11th minute when Nicolo Fazzi shot a 30-yard free-kick out of the reach of goal-keeper Kevin Trapp, as he watched the strike hit his right post and bounce clear.PSG kept possession well without looking particularly threatening, but Ibrahimovic almost gave them the lead just before the half-hour mark.The Sweden star released Van der Wiel down the right before meeting the Dutchman's cross, yet he could only poke wide from inside the area.That duo would combine again to set up the opening goal in the 35th minute.Ibrahimovic fed out a pass to Van der Wiel, whose cross found Matuidi for the easiest of tap-ins.Just six minutes later and it was 2-0 as Matuidi turned provider, splitting the defence with a through ball for Augustin to place into the bottom corner.Fiorentina were the better of the teams early in the second half and Ante Rebic fired well wide from an angle when he perhaps should have done better.They pulled a goal back on the hour-mark through Joaquin, whose 30-yard stunner gave Trapp no chance.Khouma Babacar fired over in a one-on-one soon after and Fiorentina thought they had equalised moments after that, only for the offside flag to be raised.Ibrahimovic scored the goal he deserved in the 69th minute with a first-time finish from a Lucas Moura cross.Augustin completed his brace with a long-range effort that goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu should have dealt with, ensuring Rossi's late penalty meant little. 

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