Tonight is the first leg between Bayern Munich and PSG in the quarter final of the Champions League at the Allianz Arena.Embed from Getty Images
In the last round Bayern Munich beat Lazio 6-2 on aggregate where PSG beat Barcelona 5-2 on aggregate. Tonights game a rematch of the 2020 Champions League final where the German side won the 1-0 thanks to a goal from Kingsley Coman.
Bayern Munich has made zero changes to the team that beat RB Leipzig at the weekend 1-0. The German side will be without their star Robert Lewandowski who got injured during the recent International break. In replace of the Polish forward is the former PSG player Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting. The man who scored in the Champions League final last season, Coman also used to play for PSG.
PSG has made three changes to the team that lost at the weekend to Lille with Colin Dagba, Danilo Pereira and Julien Draxler in the team for Thilo Kehrer, Leandro Paredes and Moise Kean.
Bayern Munich’s record in the past 10 years in the quarter finals is very impressive only losing once at this stage in 2017 to Real Madrid where PSG has only reached this stage six time in the clubs history before this season and have only progressed twice before.
Both sides are coming out for the start of the game.
It’s a snowy night in Munich for this Champions league quarter final.Embed from Getty Images
KICK OFF: PSG has started this quarter final tie.
2nd min: Lucas Hernandez was able to get the first shot off in the game but it was saved by Navas and goes for a corner kick. Choupo-Moting hits the crossbar from the subsequent corner.
3rd min: GOAL FOR PSG! Mbappé scores the opening goal in this game as his shot went through Neuer’s legs. Neymar done brilliantly in the build up of the goal putting Mbappé through on goal. Great start for PSG taking a 1-0 lead and scoring an early away goal.
7th min: Bayern Munich has a chance to score a equaliser with a free kick but Kimmich’s shot hit the wall then David Alaba rebound didn’t go anywhere near the Bayern Munich goal. Goal kick for PSG.
10th min: Another chance for Bayern Munich as the ball fell to Müller in the PSG penalty area but the German forward couldn’t get a clean shot on goal. Navas was able to make a comfortable save and PSG are able to regroup.
12th min: Draxler put the ball in the Bayern Munich goal but the goal was disallowed due to Mbappé being in a offside position in the build up of the goal.
15th min: Mbappé is looking dangerous tonight constantly running at the PSG defence putting them under pressure.
19th min: Great save from Navas blocking Goretzka header from a free kick. Bayern Munich are getting closer to scoring their first goal in this tie.
20th min: Another good save from Navas in the PSG goal denying Bayern Munich again as PSG are hanging on to their lead.
25th min: Apart from PSG’s goal in the third minute Bayern Munich has been the dominate team in the game so far. The German side are missing their leading goalscorer Lewandowski.
27th min: Huge chance for Choupo-Moting as he had a chance inside the six year box from a corner but couldn’t put the ball in the back of the net.
28th min: GOAL FOR PSG! Marquinhos doubles he sides lead. Neymar with the assist again as Marquinhos times his run brilliantly he was just onside. Bayern Munich has a lot of work to do if they will get back in this game.
30th min: Substitution for PSG! Marquinhos is off start after his goal as he is replaced by Ander Herrera. The PSG captain has suffered from an injury straight after his goal.
33rd min: Substitution for Bayern Munich! Leon Goretzka is off for Alphonso Davies
35th min: Yellow card for Bayern Munich! Hernandez has picked up the first yellow card in the game.
37th min: Goal for Bayern Munich! Choupo-Moting gets a goal back in this tie as the score is 2-1. Brilliant header from the Bayern Munich forward who was finally able to beat Navas in the PSG goal. Brilliant cross from Pavard allowed Choupo-Moting to score for his side.
40th min: Five minutes left in the first half as PSG will be hoping to hang on to their 2-1 lead.
42nd min: Substitution for Bayern Munich! Niklas Süle is off for Jérôme Boateng.
45th min: Müller had a chance to equalise just before half time from a corner but his header goes straight to Navas in the PSG goal.
Two minutes of added time in the first half.
Half time in Munich as PSG are winning 2-1 thanks to goals from Mbappé and Marquinhos. Choupo-Moting was able to score a equaliser for his side a few minutes before half time. Bayern Munich had the majority of the chances in the first half but PSG was the more clinical side.
In the other game tonight in the Champions League Chelsea is winning 1-0 against Porto thanks to a goal from Mason Mount.
Both sides are coming out for the second half.
Substitution for PSG! Mitchel Bakker is on for Abdou Diallo.
Kick Off! Bayern Munich starts the second half in tonights game.
50th min: Tentative start from both teams in the second half tonights game. Both teams seemed to be more solid in defence so far in the second half compared to the first one.
52nd min: Neymar missed the first chance in the second half as his shot was saved by Neuer in the Bayern Munich goal. Mbappé’s rebound was cleared off the line by Davies.
53th min: Another good save in tonights game by Navas saving Alaba’s shot just outside the penalty area as the shot goes out for a corner.
54th min: Navas saves his side again this time denying Müller’s shot. The PSG goal keeper was able to hold on to the ball on his second attempt. Navas has been superb in tonights game so far.
58th min: The PSG defence done well in stopping Sane’s cross and Kimmich’s shot was very tame and Navas was able to hold onto the ball.
60th min: Goal for Bayern Munich! Müller equalises for Bayern Munich with a header from a free kick which was taken by Kimmich. Poor defending for PSG as their defence just let Müller have a free run and score a header. Now the scores are level in the first leg in this tie.
62nd min: Yellow card for PSG! Draxler picks up a yellow card for jumping into Pavard.
66th min: Müller has to seek medical attention as he has a cut on the back of his head.
68th min: Goal for PSG! Mbappé scores again as PSG take the lead again. The young Frenchman was able to cut inside and quickly fire the ball towards the goal beating Neuer at the near post.
70th min: Yellow card for Bayern Munich! Kimmich picks up a yellow card for dissent.
71st min: Substitution for PSG! Kean is on for Di Maria.
72nd min: Yellow card for Bayern Munich! Boateng gets a yellow card for a heavy challenge on Neymar.
75th min: 15 minutes left in the first leg of tie as PSG has got a 3-2 lead.
79th min: Bayern Munich is struggling to create chances since Mbappé’s second goal in the game.
83rd min: PSG are doing a good job in taking the sting out of the game and not allowing Bayern Munich to score another goal in this game.
86th min: Alaba had a chance to score for his team but he couldn’t get the shot on target as the ball went wide of the goal. The Bayern Munich player should have done better with the chance.
87th min: Another chance for Bayern Munich but this time it was Müller who didn’t score for Bayern Munich. He tried doing to get a quick shot off to catch Navas out but the ball went wide of the goal.
89th min: Yellow card for Bayern Munich! Choupo-Moting gets caution for dissent appealing for a penalty.
90th min: Substitution for PSG! Neymar is off for Rafinha
TWO MINUTES OFF ADDED TIME IN THE SECOND HALF!
Full time in Munich as PSG wins the first leg in this tie 3-2 thanks to two goals from Mbappé.
PSG will be going into the second leg believing they can go through to the semi final as they are winning the tie 3-2 and has 3 huge away goals. Bayern Munich will still believe they can qualify for the next round due to the amount of chance they created in tonights game. Next weeks second leg will be a very exciting match in Paris.