Result: Paris Saint-Germain narrowly beat Valencia

Paris Saint-Germain edge into the quarter-finals of the Champions League thanks to a 3-2 aggregate victory over Valencia.

Paris Saint-Germain have edged into the quarter-finals of the Champions League thanks to a 3-2 aggregate victory over Valencia.

A 1-1 draw in the second leg at the Parc des Princes has seen the French side through at the expense of their Spanish opponents.

Paris Saint-Germain's Clement Chantome and Valencia's Aly Cissokho battle for the ball on March 6, 2013© PA Photos

After a goalless first half, the visitors opened the scoring on 55 minutes when Jonas fired the ball past Salvatore Sirigu from 30 yards.

However, PSG tightened their grip on the contest with 66 minutes played as Ezequiel Lavezzi pounced in their area to convert past Vicente Guaita.

Roberto Soldado struck an effort narrowly wide with 20 minutes left as Valencia pushed hard to take the game into extra time.

The Spaniards dominated possession in the final stages of the match, earning themselves a number of corners, but PSG defended doggedly to get themselves into the quarter-finals.

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