Paris Saint-Germain defender David Luiz had an afternoon to forget as he scored a ridiculous own goal in the French champions’ friendly wi...
Tony Pulis took his Baggies side to Schladming in Austria to face the Parisian giants, with opposite number Unai Emery instructing his new club from the touchline for the first time.
But if Luiz was hoping to make a strong first impression, he couldn’t have asked for a worse start as he slid the ball into his own net after just 15 minutes.
Saido Berahino – currently embroiled in yet another transfer saga – burst down the right flank and drilled a low cross into the box which Luiz diverted past his own keeper under pressure from Salomon Rondon.David Luiz is having a nightmare, this own goal putting West Brom 1-0 up against PSG in a friendly just now. pic.twitter.com/EfGwslfoKg— William Hill Betting (@WillHillBet) July 13, 2016
West Brom appeared to be closing in on an historic win, but, after making eight changes at half-time, forfeited the lead on the hour-mark.
First Adrien Rabiot netted for PSG, who fielded a strong line-up despite a number of players still being on holiday, before Lucas Moura wrapped up the win with 10 minutes left of normal time.