Stats & Facts: A deep dive into the trip to Leipzig
In the aftermath of the 2-2 draw between Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig at the RB Arena on Wednesday 3 November, find out the key figures and highlights of the match on Matchday 4 of the UEFA Champions League group stage.
first goal and first brace for wijnaldum with paris
Georginio Wijnaldum, who arrived in Paris this summer, found the net for the first time in the rouge et bleu shirt. The Parisian midfielder killed two birds with one stone, scoring a second goal to give the club the lead. This is the first time the Dutch international has scored two or more goals in the same match in all competitions since May 2019. That was back in the UEFA Champions League with Liverpool against Barcelona.
50th UEFA Champions League appearance for Di Maria with Paris
The trip to Leipzig was Angel Di Maria's 50th UEFA Champions League match for the club from the capital. The Argentinian international joined his predecessors Vincent Guérin and Blaise Matuidi as the sixth most-capped player in European competitions with Paris Saint-Germain. Only Marquinhos, Marco Verratti (69 matches), Thiago Silva (60 matches), Paul Le Guen (57 matches) and Edinson Cavani (54 matches) have done better in a Parisian shirt.
The rb arena is not successful for the parisians
In recent years, the paths of the two clubs have often crossed, and Paris Saint-Germain has never managed to win at the Leipzig stadium. The club from the capital has not won any of its two trips to Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League (1 defeat in November 2020, 1 draw last night). However, the Rouge et Bleu have a positive record against RB in official matches, with 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat in 5 games.
mbappé maintains his incredible stats
The Parisian number 7 has been involved in 1 goal in each of his 4 UEFA Champions League matches this season (1 goal, 3 assists). The French international delivered his third Champions League assist and his seventh in all competitions this season on Wednesday. Since his debut in the competition in 2016-2017, he has provided 19 assists, the most by any player over the period (tied with Neymar Jr).