Champions League: FC Barcelona wins spectacularly at PSG | EUROtoday

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The FC Barcelona In an offensive spectacle at Paris Saint-Germain, they achieved a perfect beginning place for a spot within the semi-finals of the Champions League. The Catalans gained the quarter-final first leg 3-2 (1-0) in Prinzenpark.

Raphinha (thirty seventh minute/62nd) with a brace and Andreas Christensen (77th) scored for coach Xavi Hernandez's group. Ousmane Dembélé (forty eighth) and Vitinha (51st) scored the objectives for the hosts. Before the second leg subsequent Tuesday, Barça now has the very best probability of reaching the semi-finals.

A sport rapidly developed within the Prinzenpark that left little time to breathe. PSG pressed excessive and put the visitors underneath strain early on, however the French initially couldn't get any clear pictures. But Barça. After a powerful counterattack, PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was considerably unlucky in defending the ball at Raphinha's ft – the Brazilian then flicked it into the objective.

The sport didn't actually choose up till after halftime. First, Paris turned the outcome round inside three minutes by Dembélé and Vitinha, however then Raphinha equalized after excellent preparatory work from Pedri, who had simply been substituted. Slightly later, Christensen, who was additionally a substitute, even scored the successful objective for the Catalans after a nook from German worldwide Ilkay Gündogan.

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