In Paris hosted the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League between PSG and the local “Manchester United”. The victory came guests who sensationally came out in the 1/4 finals.
PSG – Manchester United 1:3
Goals: Bernat, 12 – Lukaku, 2, 30, Rushford, 90+4 (pen.)
The first match between teams ended with a confident victory PSG 0:2. It made players “Manchester United” with starting to think about a minimum of two goals scored. Already on the second minute, the players of Manchester United have completed the minimum program. Lukaku took advantage of children’s errors PSG defenders and opened the scoring in the game.
Video Lukaku goal
Parisians response was not slow. After a wave of attacks on the 12th minute a cross from Mbappe closed left-back Bernat – 1:1.
Video goals Bernat
Two quick goals around the team. PSG took the ball under control and the guests decided to play on the counterattack. Within 20 minutes, the team did not create threats at the gate each other. And in the 30th minute another mistake PSG ended in a goal. Experienced Buffon parried long-range shot in front of him and the first on the rebound was Lukaku is 1:2.
Video Lukaku goal
Already in the 36 minute of the “red devils” almost a third times not scored a goal. Richford, tamed the ball in the penalty area of the French after a pass and shot on goal Buffon. The ball whistled near the far post. Another perfect opportunity for the English players had 42 minutes. Cross Dalat nearly ended in another goal. However, in the first half, the audience more goals have not seen, and the teams went into the break with a minimal advantage Manchester United.
The second half proved to be more pragmatic. PSG about 70% of game time possession of the ball, but could not this advantage to realize the goal. In one attack early in the second half, the Parisians managed to score, but the referee fixed offside.
PSG continued to control the game in that time, as the charges sulser did not go well with counterattacks. It seemed that the match goes to a logical victory of Manchester United, however, in the next round will take place PSG. However, at the last minute intervened technology. Match referee Damir Skomina appointed doubtful a penalty for handball in the penalty area Kimbembe after watching the video replay (VAR). Penalty confidently performed, Rexford – 3:1.
Three goals on the road have allowed it, “Manchester United” to advance to the next round, although the overall match result 3:3.
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