XEKA scored a surprising winner for Lille of their 1-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain.
His first-half rocket clinched Lille’s first Trophee des Champions victory.
Xeka celebrates his beautiful winner for LilleCredit score: AP
Lille gamers congratulate Xeka after his spectacular purposeCredit score: AP
The winner got here simply earlier than half-time with Portugal midfielder Xeka receiving the ball simply exterior the penalty space and hammering the ball into the online.
PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas couldn’t get near the fierce strike as the ability was an excessive amount of for him.
Lille’s victory ended PSG’s eight-year profitable run within the season-opening Trophee des Champions.
The annual curtain raiser takes place between the Ligue 1 winners and the Coupe de France holders.
It was a disappointing begin to the season for Mauricio Pochettino’s aspect as they misplaced to the surprise champions.
Neither superstars Kylian Mbappe or Neymar had been concerned for PSG after their busy summer season of worldwide soccer.
However former Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum was introduced on as an alternative choice to the ultimate 20 minutes.
PSG start their league marketing campaign subsequent Saturday with a sport at Troyes.
Champions Lille launch their title defence at Metz subsequent Sunday.
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