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PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain took advantage of Chelsea's sloppy defending to win the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal 3-1 Wednesday night as substitute Javier Pastore scored a brilliant late goal on a solo run.
Ezequiel Lavezzi put the hosts ahead in the fourth minute following a poor headed clearance by Chelsea captain John Terry. Eden Hazard's penalty kick tied the score in the 27th after Thiago Silva pulled down Oscar, but PSG went back in front in the 61st when Ezequiel Lavezzi's free kick from a flank ricocheted off David Luiz's shin and into the net.
Pastore scored in injury time, gathering the ball on a wing, cutting inside, maneuvering through the penalty area and beating goalkeeper Petr Cech with a low shot.
PSG star forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic limped off in the 68th with what appeared to be a hamstring injury.
In Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the 57th minute to tie the competition record with his 14th goal of this season's tournament, then left in the 80th with what appeared to be a leg injury.
Real built its lead on goals by Gareth Bale in the third minute and Isco in the 27th.
The second legs of the home-and-home, total-goals series are next Tuesday. In matches played earlier this week, Barcelona was held to a 1-1 tie by visiting Atletico Madrid, and defending champion Bayern Munich tied 1-1 at Manchester United.
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