UK The moment PSG knew Man City had beaten them in the Champions League last minute news


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- Manchester City beat Paris Saint-Germain twice over two legs to reach a first Champions League final.

UK The moment PSG knew Man City had beaten them in the Champions League last minute news


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- Manchester City beat Paris Saint-Germain twice over two legs to reach a first Champions League final.

UK The moment PSG knew Man City had beaten them in the Champions League last minute news
05 May 2021 - 09:15

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti says Manchester City deserved to go through to the Champions League final as he said Angel Di Maria's red card was the turning point in their semi-final second leg. City, with a 2-1 lead from the first leg in Paris, extended their advantage early on in the second leg through Riyad Mahrez. PSG hit the bar through Marquinhos and should have equalised on the night through Di Maria, but were made to rue those misses when Mahrez doubled City's lead in the second half to make it 4-1 on aggregate. That goal meant that PSG had to score three times in the final 25 minutes, and could no longer rely on extra time. However, five minutes after City went 4-1 up on aggregate, Di Maria's miserable night saw him get sent off as he stamped on Fernandinho as the pair came together just off the pitch. And the red card, according to Verratti, was the moment when PSG knew their hopes of reaching the final for the second year in a row were over. In fact, the visitors were lucky to end the game with ten men, as Presnel Kimpembe, Danilo and Verratti were booked and could easily have been sent off themselves. Read More Related Articles Man City boss Pep Guardiola references 'lucky' Manchester United Champions League wins to make point Read More Related Articles Pep Guardiola sends message to Man City fans after Etihad welcome vs PSG "City deserve this because they've been working with the same coach for six or seven years and this will be their first final," Verratti said. "But we have to praise our run because in two years we've reached the final and the semi-finals. We have to continue, and our coach has only been here five months. "We believed until the red card. We created a lot of chances.

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. But that's how it is when you play big teams. "We fought to the end. We can look each other in the eyes, having tried everything. That's two years in a row we've reached the last four. We had a good run. I don't know what to say: we wanted to reach the final and we couldn't do it. "When you play against big teams, it's impossible to attack for 90 minutes without suffering. We have to accept that. Today we played with a lot of personality. I don't think City had a shot in the first half other than their goal. "We have to believe because one day or another, it'll happen for us." Read More Related Articles Riyad Mahrez says PSG lost their nerve during Man City defeat Read More Related Articles Man City issue statement on Champions League final tickets and travel for supporters

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