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PSG - Barcelona: after a crazy match, Barça takes an option for qualification!

In a match &agrav; twists and turns, PSG bowedé at the Parc des Princes this Wednesday in the quarter-finals of the Champions League against FC Barcelona (2-3). The Parisians will have to work hard to return next Tuesday to reach the final square. of C1.

PSG - Barcelona: after a crazy match, Barça takes an option for qualification!

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PSG - Barcelona: after a crazy match, Barça takes an option for qualification!

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23:35 – A return match under high tension

END OF LIVE! Defeated this Wednesday evening, PSG is not, however, eliminated. of the Champions League. Indeed, the Parisians will play their qualification and surely their season next Tuesday, during the return confrontation in the quarter-finals. Return match at the Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium in Montjuic & Barcelona, ​​April 16. The capital club will be able to write its own comeback.

23:30 – The summary of the match

The gala poster kept all its promises! In this clash between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona, ​​Anthony Taylor refereed this debate between two contenders for the title. the final victory in the Champions League. The meeting began by surprise compositions: Xavi startedé Sergi Roberto, while Luis Enrique placed Warren Zaïre-Emery, for the benefit of Kang-In Lee or Marco Asensio in particular. In this quarter-final first leg, the Parisians got off to the best start, punctuated by six strikes in the first minutes. If they had possession, Luis Enrique's players did not have the chances, unlike Barça. After a first rescue on the line from Nuno Mendes à Following a header from Lewandowski, Raphinha took advantage of poor Parisian defense and a risky exit from Donnarumma to take Lamine Yamal's cross and open the score (0-1, 37th). Going to the locker room, the Parisians are trailing.

On the way back, the desire is not the same and Ousmane Dembélé shoots ter Stegen with his left foot (1-1, 48th). Three minutes later, the Parisians continued their efforts and Vitinha gave PSG the advantage with a cross strike after a serve from Fabian Ruiz (2-1, 51st). Low time for Barça but à At the hour mark, Xavi brought on Pedri and Joao Felix. On his first ball, the Spanish midfielder sends a superb ball over the Parisian defense. As a first intention, Raphinha volleys and deceives Donnarumma for the second time of the evening (2-2, 62nd). The match is becoming more balanced but the Catalans will continue their efforts. After more entries into the game for Barcelona, ​​Felix gets a corner. On the corner kick, Andreas Christensen takes a caviar from Gundogan to score Barcelona's third goal of the evening. Despite the last Parisian occasions, Barça leaves Paris with an advantage on qualification for the last four; of the Champions League. Next Tuesday, the capital club will play its European season. 

23:25 – Enrique: &quot ;A lot of desire à Barcelona"

Luis Enrique at the microphone of Canal+: "We had a good match against a very strong team. At 1-0, we had doubts, they didn't lose the ball and played very well. We returned the match in the second half, but they scored the third goal. We're going to go à Barcelona with great desire. For us, it will be a final. I have confidence in my team."

23:20 – Five years

The last time Paris Saint-Germain conceded ; three goals à home in the Champions League, that was five years ago, and the defeat against Manchester United in the round of 16 second leg, in March 2019 .

23:15 – Mendes: "It's not over"

In sight this evening against Barça despiteé After the defeat of his team, Nuno Mendes did not hide the defeat of his team. his disappointment at the Canal+ microphone: "The team wasé well in the match. She succeeded in achieving this goal. do what we had to, unfortunately we come out with a defeat. But we have another match to turn the tide. It's the results that count, we've had a little bit of progress. disconnected from the match and it's there that they scored. We have a week to work before the return match. The team is good, calm. It's not over."

23:10 – Raphinha, a double& oacute; at the right time

Double scorer this evening for Barça, Raphinha is the first Barcelona player à score his first goal in the Champions League in the quarter-finals with the Blaugrana. The last &agrav; to have achieved this performance was Yaya Touré face &agrav; Schalke 04, April 4, 2008. He is also the first Catalan player to join the squad. register a double in phase &agrav; édirect elimination from Lionel Messi against Liverpool, in May 2019.

23:05 – Marquinhos: "D&eacute ;tails à correct for the return match"

At the microphone of our colleagues from Canal+, Marquinhos returned to the performance of the Parisians this evening against Bar&ccedil ;a: "Logical result? I don't think so. We had difficulties, it's a very high level team up front. Those who were expecting an easy match don't know this Barcelona team. We had a match that was a little too open. In the game, they have a midfielder who likes to keep the ball and change sides. We had good times but it's the details that make the difference. A goal from a corner, a goal from behind… These are details to be covered. correct for the return match. The coach always makes very important adjustments. You have to be careful à this pass from the goalkeeper that breaks. They arrived à break the line of pressure with a pass. We know our strength. We did it à Real Sociedad, we have to do the same."

23:00 – End of session ;rie

By bowing this evening à home against FC Barcelona, ​​PSG sees its streak of 27 matches without defeat come to an end. 

Defeat of Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes this Wednesday evening. The Parisians lost in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League against FC Barcelona (3-2). For Barça, Raphinha scored twice; before Christensen offered victory to the Catalans. The Parisians took the lead in the second half after goals from Ousmane Dembélé and Vitinha.

22:51 – The corner does nothing

&Agrave ; twenty meters, Kylian Mbapp&eac; tries his luck for the first time since the 12th minute. His shot is deflected; by Ronald Araujo. The following corner achieves nothing. 

22:50 – Le Barça souffle

The Barça breathes. After a dip from Dembélé, ter Stegen easily catches the ball.

22:48 – Ramos gives all

After a Barcola cross was pushed back, Gonçalo Ramos retreated and anticipated a pass from Joao Felix. There are four minutes of added time.

22:47 – The hand à the pocket

Second player à Being suspended for the return match, Andreas Christensen is booked for an act of anti-play on Warren Zaïre-Emery in the central circle. In the process, Lucas Beraldo commits a similar mistake on Koundé and receives a yellow card, just like Fermin, author of protests.

22:46 – Mbappé too short

After a Barcelona foul in the center of the field, the Parisians quickly play on Barcola. The ball arrives up to Demb&eac;lé on the side left which hooks before centering for Mbappé which is too short to regain the head. The Parisian striker was offside. 

22:44 – Ramos comes on< /h3>

For the last minutes of the match, Gonçalo Ramos takes the place of Fabian Ruiz, while Fermin Lopez replaces Ilkay Gundogan.

22:42 – Vitinha complains

On the edge of the surface, Vitinha finds Ousmane Dembé lé who gives him a ladle. The Portuguese seems restrained but Anthony Taylor does not call a foul. The VAR was é requested to verify the action.

22:40 – Carton for Cubarsi

A clever mistake from Pau Cubarsi slows down the Parisian counterattack. For having retained Bradley Barcola, the young defender received a yellow card.

After the entries At Barcelona, ​​Mendes clears for a corner after a cross from Joao Felix. On the corner kick, Christensen finds himself alone within six meters and places his header. Gianluigi Donnarumma can blame himself, the goalkeeper had the space and scope to put his fists.

22:34 – New replacements

À a quarter of an hour from the end, Raphinha and Frenkie De Jong are replaced by Ferran Torres and Christensen.

22:33 – Dembélé's post !

Ousmane Dembélé close to double ! After a superb high recovery from the Parisians, Vitinha launched Dembélé. As a first intention, the scoring winger rolls from the right to the left. low but çhit the outside base of ter Stegen's left post.

22:32 – Felix continues

After a Barcelona recovery, the ball arrives at the feet of Joao Felix who controls before rolling up his shot. Donnarumma catches easily.

22:29 – Araujo saves the Barça

After a combination with Vitinha and Zaïre-Emery, Barcola presents himself alone against each other. ter Stegen. The winger strikes after two checks but Araujo tackles and pushes the ball away.

22:28 – Donnarumma vigilant

Raphinha chose the sideé open but Gianluigi Donnarumma folds well.

22:27 – Vitinha close to the second yellow card

After a first warning received a few moments ago for a high foot, Vitinha involuntarily tripped Lewandowski. Free kick for Barça à twenty-five meters from the Donnarumma cages.

22:25 – Barça regains control

After a nightmarish start to the second half, Barça regains control of the ball thanks to à its conductor, Pedri.


Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116