Watch Highlights in the Champions between CITY and PSG. Manchester City has advanced to the Champions League final for the first time in club history. Since defeating Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 (4-1 on aggregate) at the Etihad Stadium.
Thanks to Riyad Mahrez’s brace, PSG won thanks to missing Kylian Mbappé and seeing Angel Di Maria sent off in the second half.
Scorers: Mahrez 11′, 63′
When referee Björn Kuipers awarded a penalty for a suspicious handball by Oleksandr Zinchenko seven minutes into the game. Also, PSG felt they had the perfect chance to get back into the game.
When Kuipers noticed the ball had hit the Ukrainian defender’s shoulder, he referred to the pitch-side monitor.
After Kevin De Bruyne’s shot deflected into Mahrez’s lane. The Algerian slid past Keylor Navas to bring City complete control of the tie.
After falling behind, Mauricio Pochettino’s side rallied, and he may consider himself unfortunate that they didn’t score before the break.
After intercepting a weak throw-out by Ederson, Marquinhos’ looping header reached the crossbar before Angel Di Mara curved just wide of the post.
For most of the game, Neymar kept quiet, but he erupted at the start of the second half. Moreover dribbling through the City defense until a solid block denied Zinchenko. Pep Guardiola’s side, on the other hand, booked their trip to Istanbul on May 29 in style.
A dangerous counter-attack saw Phil Foden break down the left flank. Also, Mahrez tucked away from the 20-year-new old’s low cross for his second of the night and third of the game.
PSG, who reduced to ten men in the first leg after Idrissa Gueye sent off, reduced to ten men again when Di Mara stood on Fernandinho while the pair off the pitch.
The winner of tomorrow’s second semi-final between Chelsea and Real Madrid will face City. Watch Highlights in the Champions between CITY and PSG.