Paris St. Germain has the knockout round first leg of the Champions League
against Manchester United decided for itself. After the 2-0 (0-0) away win
The team of coach Thomas Tuchel has a good chance of moving into the
Quarterfinals. The goals were scored by Presnel Kimpembe (53 minutes) and Kylian
Mbappé (60th). Manchester lost the last few minutes after Paul Pogba was sent off for a yellow-red card (89 '). In the second leg on 6.
Manchester at the Prinzenparkstadion requires a three-goal victory
to prevent the quarterfinal entry of PSG yet. In the other round of the last sixteen, AS Roma prevailed 2-1 (0-0) against FC Porto.
While strikers Neymar and Edinson Cavani at PSG
were missing injured, played the German national player Julian Draxler and
Thilo Kehrer the entire 90 minutes. It was the first for Ole-Gunnar Solskjaer
Defeat as Manchester United manager.
The spectators at Old Trafford saw a technically high-quality
Football game in which both teams demanding pass combinations
showed Paris But could develop more chances to score. The first one came
from Ángel di María (6 '), whose shot went just wide of the right post.
In the 28th minute Mbappé was free after Anspiel by Draxler
Manchester goalkeeper David De Gea, but missed the gate. It would, however
not counted due to tight offside position. Also offside was Di
María (37.), who did a run around De Gea but did not play the ball in the net
In the second half, Manchester United made offensive
only more pressure after PSG already led 2-0. The first goal was born
after a corner executed by Di María. Presnel Kimpempe shot the ball on
long post by direct decrease in goal. Also the next goal prepared a few minutes later
Di María before, but this time out of the game. After Anspiel by Marquinhos
Di María marched on the left to the baseline and brought the
Ball flat in the middle, where Mbappé was faster than the defenders and the
Ball pushed into the bottom right corner of the goal. Manchester United increased in the closing stages
the game set the pace against increasingly low Parisians, but hardly came
Chances. Shortly before the end, Manchester's unnerved Paul Pogba saw
repeated foul the yellow-red card (89th), causing the PSG victory at the end
was no longer at risk.
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