2:08 p.m. – April 30, 2021
PSG could have the mask at the end of their match against Manchester City.
PSG lost 2-1 at the Parc des Princes.
The evening had started well.
It was indeed Marquinhos who opened the scoring from the first quarter of an hour.
The Brazilian was back after three weeks of absence.
But Pep Guardiola was able to find the words at half-time.
Kevin de Bruyne
Kevin de Bruyne equalized shortly after returning from the locker room.
Mahrez free kick
And Riyad Mahrez doubled the lead in the process.
Joie Manchester City
The Citizens are in a strong position ahead of the second leg.
PSG even ended the evening at ten after the expulsion of Idrissa Gueye.
Kylian Mbappé and Neymar
Neymar and Kylian Mbappé had a difficult night against Manchester City.
The French striker did not even attempt the slightest shot.
And Neymar was hardly more prominent.
Neymar vs Manchester City
The Brazilian nevertheless wanted to believe in a turnaround in a week.
Like his players, Mauricio Pochettino refused to abdicate.
“We have lost a battle but the war is not over,” Neymar said.
PSG nevertheless only has a 7% chance of qualifying according to previous European Cups.
Joie Manchester City
And the Citizens have lost only one of their last 21 matches in C1.
Despite the conceded defeat against Manchester City, PSG has entered the annals of French football.
The evening had started well, Wednesday, for the PSG. Because if the capital club finally bowed at home to Manchester City (1-2), thus compromising his chances of qualifying for the final of the Champions League, it was Marquinhos who had opened the scoring within a quarter of an hour of play.
Thanks to this goal, Marquinhos has also entered the history of C1 by becoming the third player to score in the quarterfinals and then in the semi-finals of the competition two years in a row after Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann.
But this goal from the Brazilian also allowed PSG to enter once again in the book of French football records by becoming the club to have scored the most goals on the European stage. Now with 446 goals in European Cups, he is now ahead of theOlympique Lyonnais and his 445 goals.