Not so easy after all, is it?
After a disappointing 2-1 loss to Strasbourg in Ligue 1, PSG were humbled by Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in the Champions League.
Jupp Heynckes’ side exploited defensive weaknesses in the French side as they finished the group stage with an impressive 3-1 win.
Robert Lewandowski scored his 43rd Champions League goal in his 66th game after just seven minutes to set the tone for the evening.
Coretin Tolisso bagged a brace, benefitting from two wonderful assists.
The ex-Lyon midfielder headed home James Rodriguez’s inviting cross before finishing off Kingsley Coman’s pacey run down the left flank in the second half.
Bayern enjoyed plenty of success in the wide areas as Dani Alves and Layvin Kurzawa struggled against the pace and quality of Coman and Franck Ribery.
Kylian Mbappe became the youngest player to reach ten Champions League goals, doing so in just his 15th game, but the 18-year-old’s header proved to be just a consolation.
Neymar was once again the subject of mockery among the Bayern fans.
The world’s most expensive player had fake money depicting his image thrown at him from the stands.
Bayern fans protested against PSG’s ticket prices in the reverse fixture while also taking a dig at Neymar…
The Brazilian superstar is thought of as a sell-out in some circles after accepting a lucrative offer from PSG in the summer.
In agreeing terms with the Ligue 1 club, Neymar turned his back on Barcelona and chose to move to a less competitive league in the process.
Before the trip to Munich, PSG had won all their European games this season, scoring 24 goals in five games and conceding just one.
Many fans refuse to acknowledge their status as one of Europe’s ‘big clubs’ until they pose a genuine threat in the Champions League and so their loss at Bayern’s hands should refocus them for the knockout stages.
They finish top of Group B level on points with Bayern but with a far superior goal difference.
Though they won’t fancy a round of 16 tie against Juventus or Chelsea, who both finished second in their respective groups.