With Three Mbappé, PSG upset Barcelona in Champions League – 02/16/2021 – Sport

With Three Mbappé, PSG upset Barcelona in Champions League - 02/16/2021 - Sport

What would have been Lionel Messi’s last game with the Barcelona shirt for the Champions League at Camp Nou, shining at the stadium this Tuesday (16), was Kylen Mbappe. The Frenchman won three times in the first leg of PSG’s first knockout round in a 4–1 win.

Argentina’s shirt 10, which has a contract with Cattelan by the end of this season and has yet to decide whether to renew or leave the club where he was 13, also scored a goal, from penalty. , By opening the scoring. .

Barcelona need to win by a four-goal margin in the duel in Paris on 10 March, not to say goodbye to the competition in the knockout stage.

The last time the two teams faced each other in the 2016/17 season in the Champions League, the French team also won 4–0 in the first leg, but came back to score 6–1. .

In that historic turn, Barcelona had two goals from Neymar, who now wears PSG’s shirt. However, Brazil was not on the pitch this Tuesday as he is recovering from a thigh injury.

In the absence of Shirt 10, PSG’s aggressive actions centered on Mbappe’s feet. Even though Messi opened the scoring in the 27th minute of the opening leg, converting a penalty by Di Jong, the Parisian team had more chances to score in the first leg.

Before the break, he scored for the first time in the 32nd minute, when Marquinhos launched for Varetti and he crossed for Mbappe to clear Langlet’s mark and finished on top with his left foot.

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The final leg took a turn when Florenzi took a cross from the right, Piki was badly cut and the ball was again left for shirt 7, to end the first 20 minutes.

Messi marked well and managed to spend more time with PSG possession, often returning to midfield to get the ball. And it did not take long to expand, at the age of 24, this time with Moeri Keane, the head, following the cross of Verretti.

Mbappé still had time when he could close the account and at the age of 40, in a counterattack, announced this route. We are a family owned and operated business.

Also, on Tuesday, Liverpool (ING) beat RB Leipzig (ALE) 2–0, in Budapest, Hungary, with goals from Salah and Mane. The German team could not operate in their own country because the British government was unable to enter Germany due to the British government’s ban on English travelers from the British due to the Coronavirus pressure on the British.

The win was a relief for the British, who live in bad times in the Premier League and are practically out of contention for another World Championship.

Two more first round matches will be played this Wednesday (17). In Estadio do Drago, Porto (POR) will face Juventus (ITA) on the 17th night. At the same time, Sevilla (ESP) will face Borussia Dortmund (ALE) in Spain.

See list of last eight

Outbound on 16/2 and back on 10/3

RB Leipzig (ALE) 0x2 Liverpool (ING)
Barcelona (ESP) 1×4 Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)

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Outbound at 2/17 and back at 3/9

Porto (POR) x Juventus (ITA) – (Facebook TNT Sports / TNT Sports Stadium)
Sevilla (ESP) vs Borussia Dortmund (ALE) – (TNT / TNT Sports Stadium)

Outbound at 2/23 and back at 3/17
Lazio (ITA) x Bayern (ALE)
Atlético de Madrid (ESP) x Chelsea (ING)

Outbound at 2/24 and back at 3/16
Borussia Mönchengladbach (ALE) x Manchester City (ING)
Atalanta (ITA) x Real Madrid (ESP)

Sarah Gracie

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Sarahis a reporter covering Amazon. She previously covered tech and transportation, and she broke stories on Uber's finances, self-driving car program, and cultural crisis. Before that, she covered cybersecurity in finance. Sarah's work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Politico, and the Houston Chronicle.

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