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Champions League: The last 16

Published 2139 GMT (0539 HKT) February 16, 2016
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It was a reunion for Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea as they met in the knockout stages of the Champions League for the third year in succession. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
It was PSG which started the brighter with Lucas Moura, the Brazilian midfielder, causing Chelsea's defense problems in the opening exchanges. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Thibaut Courtois, the Chelsea goalkeeper, was forced into an early save by Marco Verratti after the Italian midfielder had unleashed a fierce effort at goal. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The PSG fans were in full voice with their team having lost just one of its past 37 European home games. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Those fans were soon jumping up and down in delight as Zlatan Ibrahimovic fired the home side ahead with a deflected free kick just six minutes before the interval. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Those celebrations were cut short though as Chelsea hit back on the stroke of halftime when Jon Obi Mikel pounced to fire home from close range. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Courtois was the busier goalkeeper in the second half with the home side piling on the pressure. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
With the game in the balance, Edinson Cavani, a 74th minute substitute, stole in behind the Chelsea defense and fired home to give his side a 2-1 lead going into the second leg at Stamford Bridge in three weeks time. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images