PSGvsMan city 2nd Leg:-
Manchester City reached their first-ever Champions League final after Riyad Mahrez’s double goals made it a 2-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain. Tuesday they seal a 4-1 semifinal aggregate win. PSGvsMan city 2nd Leg.
In the past four seasons, City will look to set the seal on a third Premier League title. In the coming days, they can win a treble, as they already lifted the League Cup.
About Past Four Champions League Campaign:
But they failed to ensure a place in the semi-final in the previous four Champions League campaigns under Guardiola. As a coach during his time at Barcelona, Guardiola has won the competition twice before.
“It is for all of us and the club. I’m incredibly proud,” – said Guardiola. “Getting to the final now makes sense of what we have done in the past four or five years. Every day these guys have been consistent and this is remarkable.”
In the first leg, Mahrez’s goal also made as a decider. Early in each half, he haunted his hometown team again with two clinical finishes.
In 2008, an Abu Dhabi oil owner take over the club and transformed the club’s fortunes. The final will be in Istanbul on May 29, against the winner of the match between Real Madrid and Chelsea is the culmination of City’s rise.
Although PSG made Neymar and Kylian Mbappe the world’s two most expensive players but PSG’s wait for a first Champions League title goes on.
PSGvsMan city 2nd LegAbout The Match:
Mbappe was not available for this match as he had a calf injury and had to watch the match from the stands. As he got this injury in the first leg after a very good first half.
Di Maria cannot keep his presence and lashed out at Fernandinho. After that, the argentine concedes a red card to leave PSG down to 10 men for the final 20 minutes.
“We started well, creating chances and dominating Manchester City,” said PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino. “That’s not easy. Not many teams can dominate a team like Manchester City.”
Idrissa Gueye has also conceded a red card in the first leg for a shocking challenge on Ilkay Gundogan.
Pochettino added that they had to play almost over 40 or 45 minutes in a game of 180 minutes with 10 men on the field.
When Oleksandr Zinchenko was penalized for handball, the French champions thought they had an early penalty to get back in the tie. The Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers changed his initial decision after watching VAR. As the ball bouncing off the Ukrainian’s shoulder penalty was not awarded.
Again when the opening goal arrived at the other end Zinchenko was heavily involved.
“They lost their nerve and started to kick us,” said Mahrez, rubbing salt in PSG wounds. “After the red card, it was good for us.”
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