This triumph marked PSG‘s most significant group-stage defeat since their Qatar-led takeover in 2011.
Miguel Almiron opened the scoring for Saudi-owned Newcastle in the 17th minute after capitalizing on an error by PSG captain Marquinhos.
A Dan Burn header that crossed the line before Gianluigi Donnarumma could intervene was awarded after a VAR check just before halftime.
Sean Longstaff extended Newcastle’s lead to 3-0 early in the second half as PSG struggled to contain the English side.
Although Lucas Hernandez managed to pull one back for PSG, a brilliant late strike by Fabian Schaer put the finishing touches on a remarkable night for Newcastle.
“PSG is such a good team; we had to defend really well, and our spirit was brilliant,” said Newcastle manager Eddie Howe.
City Prevail Over Leipzig in Tough Test
Phil Foden opened the scoring for City in the first half, only for Lois Openda to equalize after halftime.
A late strike by substitute Julian Alvarez put City back in the lead on 84 minutes, and he set up Jeremy Doku for a stoppage-time goal to seal the win.
Pep Guardiola praised his team, saying, “We played a fantastic game in all departments. Everyone was perfect.”
With two wins from two matches, City is well on track to reach the knockout stages. Red Star Belgrade and Young Boys shared the spoils in the same group with a 2-2 draw in Serbia.
Barcelona’s Xavi Celebrates Victory Over Porto
Barcelona celebrated a special night for coach Xavi Hernandez with a 1-0 win against Porto in Portugal, a significant challenge in Group H.
Ferran Torres scored the only goal as Barcelona secured a crucial victory.
Shakhtar Donetsk, also in Group H, claimed their first win by staging a remarkable comeback from two goals down to defeat Royal Antwerp 3-2 in Belgium.
Celtic suffered a dramatic 2-1 defeat to Lazio in Group E after Pedro Rodriguez’s 95th-minute strike sealed the Italian side’s victory.
Atletico Madrid won 3-2 against Feyenoord in the same group, with Alvaro Morata scoring twice and Antoine Griezmann also finding the net.