UEFA Champions League: Thiago Motta brace helps secure opening win for PSG

The Ligue 1 club are hoping to improve on last season's run to the quarter-finals, where they were a little unlucky to lose on away goals to Barcelona, and their new coach Blanc was desperate to get off to a positive start in Group C.

updated: September 18, 2013 08:46 IST
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Athens: An utterly commanding second-half performance helped Paris Saint-Germain begin their Champions League campaign with a 4-1 win against Olympiakos in Greece on Tuesday.

Edinson Cavani had put the French champions ahead at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium with 19 minutes on the clock, but Olympiakos deservedly drew level six minutes later courtesy of a fine individual effort by Vladimir Weiss.

However, PSG upped their game after the restart and were rewarded for their efforts when Thiago Motta twice headed home from corners.

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