PSG Zooms To Their First Champions League Finals

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Photo Credit: BBC Football

Paris St-Germain (PSG) has qualified for their first Champions League Final by silencing RB Leipzig 3-0 in Semi-Final at Lisbon, BBC Sports reported.

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One of Europe’s biggest spenders, but also one of the continent’s most high-profile underachievers on the grandest stage, PSG finally seized their opportunity courtesy of goals from Marquinhos, Angel di Maria and Juan Bernat.

Photo Credit:  BBC Football
Photo Credit: BBC Football

The former, who scored the first of two late goals in a comeback win over Atalanta in the last eight, rose to head home a superbly delivered free-kick from Di Maria.

The Argentine forward then finished well from close range following an audacious flick from Neymar after Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi had relinquished possession with a dire kick.

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With the fit-again Kylian Mbappe and Neymar terrorising the Leipzig backline, the French side should have been out of sight before the break, but the latter twice hit the post – from a clipped finish then an opportunist free-kick from range – before side-footing another chance wide at the near post.

Prior to PSG’s second, Yussuf Poulsen had Leipzig’s best chance but fired wide after he was found by a Dani Olmo pull-back.

Photo Credit:  BBC Football
Photo Credit: BBC Football

Bernat sealed the win in the second half with a header that Leipzig felt was offside but was legitimate as the prone Nordi Mukiele, who had slipped in the build-up, was playing the scorer onside.

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PSG will find out who they face in Sunday’s final when five-time winners Bayern Munich play Lyon in the other semi-final on Wednesday.


Leipzig XI: Gulacsi, Kampl, Sabitzer, Poulsen, Klostermann, Angelino, Laimer, Mukiele, Nkunku, Upamecano, Olmo

Subs: Tschauner, Forsberg, Halstenberg, Mvogo, Orban, Schick, Adams, Haidara, Lookman, J. Wosz, D. Borkowski, Hugo Novoa

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PSG XI: Thiago Silva, Di Maria, Herrera, Neymar, Paredes, Rico, Marquinhos, Bernat, Kimpembe, Kehrer, Mbappe

Subs: Choupo-Moting, Verratti, Gueye, Sarabia, Kurzawa, Draxler, Icardi, Diallo, Dagba, Bakker, Bulka, Innocent

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