It was a illusory night: Edinson Cavani after scoring leader opposite Chelsea

Edinson Cavani, Edinson Cavani goal, Cavani goal, Paris St Germain, Paris St Germain updates, PSG wins, PSG, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, football news, Football Edinson Cavani scored a leader in a 2-1 success over Chelsea in Tuesday’s last-16 initial leg during a Parc des Princes. (Source: Reuters)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic might be Paris St Germain’s tip scorer though Edinson Cavani could again be a pivotal actor for a French champions in a Champions League tie opposite Chelsea.

The Uruguay striker, who mislaid his place in a starting lineup to Lucas, got a leader in a 2-1 success over a London bar in Tuesday’s last-16 initial leg during a Parc des Princes.

Last season, Cavani equalised in a 1-1 home pull with Chelsea before PSG went on to validate for a final 8 on divided goals with a 2-2 pull during Stamford Bridge.

A gay Cavani pronounced after Tuesday’s win: “It was a illusory night… We a strikers we live for scoring goals and when we do score, it’s like a new franchise of life”.

The 29-year-old, who had scored once in all competitions this year, has been criticised by French media for lacking sharpness adult front though he has finished some-more impact than Ibrahimovic in pivotal Champions League games in new seasons.

On Tuesday, he scored usually 4 mins after entrance on for a unsatisfactory Brazilian Lucas.

“I keep observant that Edi is a actor who can measure a lot of goals,” pronounced PSG manager Laurent Blanc, who has consistently corroborated Cavani notwithstanding a doubts about his form.

“It is a purpose to assistance a players who mislaid confidence. We, a staff and I, have to assistance him, it is a duty. we have finished so with other players before him.”

PSG were not entirely rewarded for their mastery opposite Chelsea after enjoying 61 percent of possession and completing some-more than 500 passes in a Barcelona-style performance.

They were, however, increased by a opening of midfield metronome Marco Verratti as a Italian finished 94 percent of his passes notwithstanding carrying only returned from a groin injury.

“He played an superb game,” pronounced Blanc. “He was sleepy by a finish of a diversion though it’s normal.

“It is, however, a really good feeling for a entrance weeks, generally since he did not feel any pain during a match.” PSG revisit Stamford Bridge for a second leg on Mar 9.