Barcelona vs. Paris Saint-Germain: Lavezzi comes close to putting PSG in front

Update: Barcelona 1-1 PSG, Final score. Barca through on away goals.

The high energy play continued as the match reach the 30 minute mark of the first half. Both Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain continued to generate chances but the crucial opening goal remained elusive from both sides.

Lucas Moura missed an excellent chance in the 18th minute after receiving the ball in a pocket of space thanks to a nice touch on from Zlatan Ibrahmimovic. The 20-year-old Brazilian's shot was wild though, sailing over the crossbar.

Pedro Rodriguez made a nusiance of himself in the 21st minute forcing a parry save by Salvatore Sirigu on a low cros in from the left. The loose ball was cleared right back to Pedro whose shot went into the side netting.

PSG got their best chance of the game so far in the 24th minute after Zlatan found Ezequiel Lavezzi on the run into the Barca area. Adriano was right on Lavezzi's hip but the striker still got a shot off that forced a nice save from Victor Valdés.

Valdés was called into action again in the 28th minute, denying Moura's header off a brilliant cross from Zlatan on the left side.

The visitors are gaining confidence and coming closer but we'll have to wait and see if they can break the deadlock before the halftime break.

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