Paris makes the comeback

Paris St-Germain scored two late goals in a sensational comeback against Atalanta to succeed in the Champions League semi-finals for the first time in 25 years.

All eyes were on PSG’s Kylian Mbappe, who entered within the second half after being unable to start out due to an ankle injury, and his presence was certainly felt, as he directly assisted within the winning goal. Neymar, despite missing a slew of chances, was also ready to get the offense going, even after taking place early. they will now face the winner of RB Leipzig vs. Atletico Madrid in the next round.

Match Summary

                                  Atalanta 1 – 2 Paris Saint-Germain
                                         12/08/2020 20:00
                      
Atalanta
  • Mario Pasalic’26′

Paris

  • Marquinhos’90′
  • Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’90+3′

                                 Referee: Anthony Taylor|Venue: Estadio da Luz

Paris Saint-Germain is onto the Champions League semifinal after a dramatic late winner against the Cinderella story of the competition, Atalanta. The Parisians were down 1-0 until the 90th minute but scored two injury-time goals to keep their Champions League campaign alive in this one-off match. The 2-1 win paved way for their first trip to the Champions League semifinal in 25 years.

Man - of - the - Match

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has handed his man-of-the-match award against Atalanta to Eric Choupo-Moting while manager Thomas Tuchel and Ander Herrera have praised the striker.

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