The Paris SG He overcame this Wednesday the curse of the round of 16 that had been chasing him for years by defeating 2-0 Borussia Dortmund (2-1 on the way) in a Princes Park with empty stands as a preventive measure against the epidemic of the new coronavirus.
With Kylian Mbappé on the start bench, afflicted with a constipation, Neymar He took responsibility and scored 1-0 (28), before the Spanish connection between Pablo Sarabia and Juan Bernat ended with a goal from the left-handed (45 + 1), allowing the Parisian team to overcome a few eighths in which had crashed in the last three editions of the Champions.
If the French champion returned among the top eight on the European continent after having lost to Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United the last few courses, it was largely supported by the figure of a Neymar who had lost the clashes due to injury. before the ‘meringues’ and the ‘Red Devils’.
The player of the 222 million euros gave arguments in favor of the profitability of his transfer after having scored in Germany the goal that gave life to the Parisians, and this Wednesday the one that opened the way for the classification.
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It was in the 28th minute, when a center measured with a thread from Di María to the heart of the area at a corner kick found the head of ‘Ney’, who did little in that luck, but who got rid of the Moroccan brand Achraf Hakimi to score the 1-0 and bring delirium to the Parisian fans … gathered in the vicinity of the stadium.
Precisely the silence of the Parisian temple seemed to serve as hypnotic paralyzing a Borussia Dortmund very far from the version offered in the first leg, an offensive helplessness reflected in the discreet game of its forward Erling Haaland.
A free kick by the Englishman Jadon Sancho (35) stopped in two halves by Keylor Navas was the best chance of those of Lucien Favre.
PSG, Measuring the tempos of the match well, he found his second goal on the edge of the break, when a play started by Bernat ended it himself with a subtle touch from inside the area to pass by Sarabia.
Overcome the wall of the eighth, and after clearing the ‘yellow wall’ with a Neymar in shape, PSG can look at the Champions free of complexes and bad memories.
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