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PSG vs Barcelona LIVE: Champions League result and final score after five-goal thriller in Paris



PSG vs Barcelona LIVE: Champions League result and final score after five-goal thriller in Paris
Mikel Arteta expresses the most important lesson from 2-2 draw towards Bayern

Raphinha scored twice to assist Barcelona safe a 3-2 win at Paris Saint-Germain of their Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Barca dominated proceedings early on towards the French facet nonetheless searching for a primary Champions League crown and led by a Raphinha strike within the thirty seventh minute.

Nevertheless, PSG piled on the stress after the break and levelled within the forty eighth minute by a shocking Ousmane Dembele strike into the highest nook earlier than going forward when Vitinha stroked the ball in two minutes later.

However Raphinha’s deft volley within the 62nd minute introduced the match stage once more, earlier than Andreas Christensen headed in from a nook 13 minutes from time to offer the Spanish facet a slender benefit going into subsequent week’s second leg.

Comply with dwell updates in tonight’s match weblog, under, and get the most recent odds and ideas, right here.


Kylian Mbappe nameless as Barcelona edge PSG in Champions League thriller

After a vivid PSG begin, Barcelona took management of the tie and Raphinha scored his first Champions League aim when Gianluigi Donnarumma spilled Lamine Yamal’s cross.

PSG had been booed off the pitch because the half-time whistle blew on the Parc des Princes however Luis Enrique switched his crew’s form and it led to a shocking turnaround instantly after the restart.

Ousmane Dembele struck a thunderous end to equalise towards his former membership and with the momentum now with the hosts, Vitinha minimize by Barcelona simply two minutes later to offer PSG the lead.

However there can be one other dramatic comeback, as Raphinha related with an beautiful volley to tug Barcelona stage. Andreas Christensen then got here off the bench to go the winner from a nook, giving Barcelona a slender benefit forward of the return leg subsequent week.

Right here’s what we realized from one other thrilling night time of Champions League motion:

Jamie Braidwood10 April 2024 22:08


And PSG supervisor Luis Enrique has his say

“It was a pity. I feel we began the match correctly, however after we conceded the aim, it was a bit disappointing. The second half began one of the best ways for us, we might have scored a 3rd. It’s a end result that may be a pity for us however we nonetheless have the spirit to go to Barcelona to win.

“Generally it’s a must to change issues. We created extra possibilities. The crew was at a excessive stage in that second of the match, however Barcelona are a very good crew.

“We’ll should play as a crew and attempt to overcome Barcelona. We’re going to go together with the most effective angle and dedication to attempt to win the match.”

Harry Latham-Coyle10 April 2024 22:23


Barcelona boss Xavi speaks to TNT Sports activities after his facet’s win

“It’s a large win. Taking part in away within the Champions League is at all times a giant win. We did very well, particularly in defence, everybody labored for the crew. The wingers helped lots. We defended Mbappe so nicely with Kounde and Ronald Araujo.

“I’m very completely happy and really pleased with the crew. However it’s simply half of the work. The sport in Barcelona will likely be tough as a result of Paris Saint-Germain are the most effective groups in Europe.

“Now we have to be proud [of our youngsters]. Gamers from La Masia have extra dedication. We’re a brand new Barca and in a very good place, I feel. It’s a small benefit, so now we’ll recuperate nicely for the house second leg.”

Harry Latham-Coyle10 April 2024 22:21


In the meantime in Madrid…

Atletico take a 2-1 combination benefit by to the second leg. Borussia Dortmund had been a lot, a lot better after the interval and got here near an equaliser in stoppage time:

Harry Latham-Coyle10 April 2024 22:01


FT: PSG 2-3 Barcelona

Given how open that second half was notably, although, you’d think about we’ll have no less than a aim or two extra on the Olympic Stadium subsequent week. Barcelona journey to Cadiz between the legs; PSG, maybe usefully, have a weekend off Ligue 1 motion.

Harry Latham-Coyle10 April 2024 21:57


FT: PSG 2-3 Barcelona

One other corking first leg on this superb week of Champions League motion. Barcelona take a slender lead into their house half of the tie, Andreas Christensen’s header incomes a bonus in a helter-skelter second half. Paris Saint-Germain had turned the sport round early within the second half, two targets in fast succession placing Luis Enrique’s facet in entrance after Raphinha had opened the scoring simply earlier than half-time.

However a scrumptious cross from Pedri arrange the Brazilian for a second earlier than Christensen capitalsied on a nook to go away the Catalans within the ascendancy.

Harry Latham-Coyle10 April 2024 21:55



Harry Latham-Coyle10 April 2024 21:52


PSG 2-3 Barcelona, 90 + 2 minutes

PSG work the ball proper after which left in the hunt for a gap, however Barcelona have our bodies in the way in which. Ousmane Dembele lifts the ball excessive into the air and Goncalo Ramos pursues hopefully, but it surely’s overhit and a easy one for Marc-Andre ter Stegen to settle perception.

Kylian Mbappe sends the ball ahead with better tempo and goal, his shot deflected behind. The nook, although, is tame, and once more lands in Ter Stegen’s arms.

Harry Latham-Coyle10 April 2024 21:51


PSG 2-3 Barcelona, 90 minutes

Bradley Barcola pulls the ball again within the path of Goncalo Ramos and Ousmane Dembele, although it’s Joao Cancelo finest positioned to choose it up, the full-back clearing.

Harry Latham-Coyle10 April 2024 21:48


PSG 2-3 Barcelona, 88 minutes

A cynical foul from Andreas Christensen on Warren Zaire-Emery. Like Sergi Roberto, his reserving means he’ll miss the second leg, which can go away Xavi somewhat wanting midfield choices.

Harry Latham-Coyle10 April 2024 21:47

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