PSG move ahead of Arsenal
With Paris Saint-Germain being held to 2-2 by Arsenal, Edinson Cavani broke free and had only goalkeeper David Ospina to beat and score his second of the night.
The PSG forward was far too nonchalant, shooting too early with a wayward long-range chip that was drifting off target before being easily gathered by Ospina.
After one glaring miss, Cavani still had time to make amends but flicked a header wide and the Champions League game finished 2-2 on Wednesday.
PSG seized control of Group A by moving ahead of Arsenal due to their superior head-to-head record after drawing 1-1 in Paris, but the lack of urgency illustrated by Cavani could prove costly in the round of 16.
The Qatari-owned club is chasing its first European title, and coach Unai Emery was satisfied for now.
"This was a test and they met my expectations with the performance," Emery said.
Top spot secures a game in the round of 16 against a group runners-up but whether that is an advantage will become clearer only after the knockout-phase draw. German champions Bayern Munich and Manchester City will finish in second place and holders Real Madrid are also currently a runners-up.
"You cannot really guess if it's good or bad (being second)," Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said.
Group A is completely lopsided, with PSG and Arsenal locked on 11 points and assured of progressing.