Pep Guardiola speaks: “It was once a proper sport,” he tells BT Sport. “We had a scheme of probability after they had the ball there in the final location – awful but we did once more a proper performance.
“To the of us coming thanks so mighty for popping out and supporting us it was once a dazzling night for us.”
On his team’s comeback: “We tried, yeah it was once proper, all of them fought loads as a result of they’ve a range of quality defensively with short passes and all the pieces.
“We had a proper sport but the finest thing was once obviously at present time we did it once more and in opposition to a top aspect and that’s the reason we’re in – for the final five or six years in a row – the final 16, first of the neighborhood in this tough neighborhood.”
Match represent: Manchester Metropolis 2-1 Paris Saint-Germain
Champions League: Our chief soccer correspondent David Hytner was once at the Emirates to gape Manchester Metropolis strategy from in the lend a hand of to rob a thrilling strategy across and guarantee themselves top location in Neighborhood A.
More from Marquinhos: “Metropolis are a team that management the game and use the elephantine width of the pitch,” he tells Canal+. “We tried to protect properly and relish the ball as mighty as which that you just may maybe place confidence in despite their excessive press. They’re a in point of fact compact team. We had about a probabilities we didn’t take and we would relish defended better for their targets.”
Bernardo Silva: “You’re by no means safe,” he says upon being asked in regards to the menace of PSG’s counter-assault. “Even for these that suspect you’re controilling the game, for these that give a small little bit of location to Neymar, Messi, Mbappe, Di Maria … it’s continuously going to be difficult. They are continuously going to invent probabilities even for these that management the possession. They are continuously going to invent one or two probabilities. It’s soccer, it’s the scheme in which it’s and we’re tickled with the rob.
Bernardo Silva: “We’re very tickled with the rob and in fact tickled as a result of we certified first in the neighborhood,” the Manchester Metropolis man tells BT Sport. “We’re very tickled as properly as a result of our fans deserved a proper performance and a proper rob. It’s fair one sport buit we’re thru to the final 16”
Gabriel Jesus: “That’s Bernardo,” he says of the lend a hand that ended in his fair. “I know his quality so as that’s why I waited and performed proper. If I will be capable to ranking and strategy in and lend a hand my team, that’s what I want to total at any time after I go on the pitch. I fair want to lend a hand, strive and lend a hand and it was once a gigantic ball from Bernardo so I had to ranking.”
Marquinhos speaks: “A truly remarkable thing is to qualify,” PSG’s captain tells French TV location Canal+. “In most cases you attain top and you play a terribly stable club. In most cases you attain second and you cease up with an even bigger plan.”
A speedily recap: Manchester Metropolis were fully dominant in the most major half of but were unable to disaster the scoreboard operator despite rattling the woodwork and having two efforts cleared off the toll road.
Caught by a Kylian Mbappe sucker-punch early in the second half of, they in transient lost their composure but recovered sufficiently to stable victory as a result of two properly-labored moves performed by Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus.
Neighborhood A: RB Leipzig’s 5-0 thrashing of Membership Brugge capacity both Manchester Metropolis and PSG will reach to the knockout stages. With a four point lead over their French opponents and fair one sport left to play, Metropolis will strive in opposition to thru as neighborhood winners. Leipzig and Brugge are on four facets apiece with the Europa League qualification location nonetheless very mighty up for grabs.
Beefy time: Manchester Metropolis 2-1 Paris Saint-Germain
Behold! Behold! Peeeeeeeeeep! A cracking sport of soccer involves an cease with Manchester Metropolis coming from in the lend a hand of to procure the rob their dominance deserved. Enjoy tuned for post-match reaction and a represent from the Etihad Stadium.
90+3 min: Ederson is immediate off his line to rep a floated ball over the tip. That’s it …
90+2 min: Unable to procure a shot off, Gabriel Jesus tries to head with the stride a movement in direction of Mahrez on the fair aspect of the PSG penalty build of dwelling. It takes a deflection and doesn’t reach his target.
90+1 min: Neymar overhits a movement in direction of Angel Di Maria, which the Argentinian is unable to retain in play. Purpose kick for Metropolis, which Ederson is no massive bustle to take.
89 min: Pep is going berserk on the touchline, gesticulating furiously at his gamers as the game goes into three minutes of added time.
88 min: A uncommon short time of sustained faff in the center third of the field involves an abrupt cease when Presnel Kimpembe concedes a free-kick. That can swimsuit Manchester Metropolis fair fair.
84 min: A precision movement from the fair foot of Cancelo standing out large on the left wing arrives at the toes of Gabriel Jesus but he’s crowded off the ball forward of he can turn and shoot.
82 min: Your selfless reporter’s half of-time mug of tea has long past stone cool and nearly untouched as he attempts to bring you the full action from a frenetic, breathless and massively tantalizing second half of. It’s been a fanciful sport of soccer.
80 min: Joao Cancelo is booked for a unsuitable on Leo Messi. He slid in to contest a 50-50 ball, acquired it cleanly but caught Messi on the practice-thru. There wasn’t a massive quantity, if the rest he may maybe well well to retain away from the collision, truth learn.
79 min: One other magnificence from Metropolis. Gundogan cantered down the internal fair and played the ball backwards to Riyad Mahrez. He curled a sinister to Silva at the some distance post, whereupon the Portuguese pulled it lend a hand to Gabriel Jesus on the nook of the six-yard box. Without a small nonchalence, the Brazilian despatched a low diagonal effort rolling into the some distance nook.
GOAL! Manchester Metropolis 2-1 PSG (Jesus 77)
Gabriel Jesus fires Metropolis into the lead!!!
74 min: Oh my! Neymar comes from deep, plays a one-two with Di Maria and slaloms past two Metropolis defenders upon deciding on up the return movement. With the onerous work done and the fair plainly at his mercy, he shoots low, onerous and … large of the upright. That’s an awful movement over.
72 min: After one other length below the Metropolis cosh, PSG relish realized their groove once more and relish one other spell of sustained possession.
70 min: Latching on to a weighted thru ball to the edge of the six-yard box, Gabriel Jesus shoots on the turn bringing a natty assign out of Navas with an effort from a proper angle. Offside, but now not by mighty.
66 min: Cancelo curls a sinister into the PSG penalty build of dwelling, the build Kimpembe clears once more. Moments later, Manchester Metropolis rob a nook. Sooner than it’d be taken, PSG replace Idrissa Gueye and Nuno Mendes with Angel Di Maria and Eric Ebimbe. Nothing comes of the pickle-piece.
64 min: Rodri floats a ball to the some distance post, recognizing Kyle Walker’s walk. The elephantine-lend a hand leaps to volley the ball across the face of fair, it takes a contact off Gabriel Jesus and breaks to Sterling, who scuffs into the bottom nook from terminate vary. The attain was once easy ample but the imaginative and prescient from Rodri and athleticism from Walker in the place-up were nothing wanting sublime.
Man Metropolis 1-1 PSG (Sterling 63)
Metropolis equalise and it’s a magnificence.
61 min: Herrera is replaced by Danilo and Metropolis go terminate to equalising from the nook. Riyad Mahrez forces Keylor Navas to assign with a drive from a proper angle at the terminate to post.
60 min: PSG’s gamers procure the collective dash as Manchester Metropolis refuse to place apart the ball out of play when Ander Herrera goes to ground with what appears to be like fancy a pulled hamstring. Kimbembe puts the ball out for a nook as PSG’s gamers rage.
58 min: Gorgeous defending from Ruben Dias, who stands company to dam as Lionel Messi tries to invent half of a yard for a shot from the edge of the Metropolis penalty build of dwelling. PSG had countered with three on three and Metropolis looked in all kinds of bother.
57 min: Manchester Metropolis are visibly rattled at having long past in the lend a hand of despite all their dominance, while PSG are now taking part in with scheme more confidence.
56 min: Rodri is booked for a unsuitable on Leandro Parades, taking one for the team as he put apart a waste to 1 other PSG counter-assault at source.
55 min: Having barely had a contact of the ball in the most major half of, it was once Leo Messi who played a mandatory fair in the place-up to PSG’s fair. Displaying immediate toes as he danced into the Manchester Metropolis penalty build of dwelling he played a no-look movement large to Mbappe, that will fair relish taken a small deflection en path to the Frenchman’s toes.
51 min: PSG embroider an intricate, mesmerising, gorgeous passing sample of their comprise with Nuno Mendes, Messi and Neymar all though-provoking. They devise an overload at the some distance post, the build the unmarked Mbappe collects the ball, takes a contact and fires a low shot thru the legs of Ederson.
Manchester Metropolis 0-1 PSG (Mbappe 50)
Ah waste. PSG take the lead, having been on the lend a hand foot for your total sport.
47 min: Rodri plays a small dink in in the lend a hand of and Gundogan tries unsuccessfully to remove the ball over Navas from a proper angle. He doesn’t relish mighty room whereby to manoeuvre and is flagged for offside anyway.
46 min: Cancelo plays the ball long down the internal left for Sterling to toddle. Marquinhos, who minimize reasonably an irate figure at instances at some stage in the most major half of, on occasion admonsihing his team-mates, clears up.
2d half of: Manchester Metropolis 0-0 PSG
46 min: Metropolis resume play and not using a changes in personnel on both aspect … yet.
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That first half of: PSG relish cleared two off the toll road, blocked one other fair-sure shot from Oleksandr Zinchenko and viewed Gundogan thump a shot off the woodwork. They’re placing on by a thread but squandered one decent probability of their comprise when Kylian Mbappe fired over.
Half of-time: Manchester Metropolis 0-0 PSG
Behold! Manchester Metropolis relish had PSG below the cosh for nearly the entirety of the most major half of but their mesmeric, intricate passing play has yet to yield dividends. Ilkay Gundogan had the take of the possibilities, smashing the ball off the upright when he looked a proper thing to ranking. PSG are predictably unhealthy on the spoil but relish equipped very small.
43 min: Mbappe is played in in the lend a hand of by Neymar after John Stones will get caught on the ball on the midway line. The PSG striker shoots excessive over the bar from a tightish angle.
41 min: Rodri forces Kylian Mbappe out of play down by the byline as PSG relish a uncommon sortie into Manchester Metropolis territory. Purpose-kick.
39 min: Leo Messi, who has barely had a contact up to now, goes to ground after being “fouled” by Joao Cancelo out by the fair touchline. I procure Leo was once chancing his arm, there.
38 min: Manchester Metropolis rob a nook, an tried sinister from the left going out of play off Marquinhos. From the pickle-piece, the ball is arrowed in direction of John Stones, who is penalised for grappling Idrissa Gueye to the bottom.
36 min: Herrera sticks out a leg to intercept a movement in direction of Bernardo Silva in the PSG penalty build of dwelling from Mahrez on the fair wing.
35 min: Relentless stress from Metropolis, who pressure one other assign from Navas as they pile on the anguish. Gundogan is denied once more, this time when Kimpembe throws himself in entrance of his shot in direction of fair.
34 min: Ilkay Gundogan pounces on a unhappy clearance and smashes the ball in opposition to the fair post when he looked a certainty to ranking. That’s a massive let-off for PSG.
33 min: Ander Herrera nearly turns a Riyad Mahrez sinister from the byline into his comprise rep from the edge of the six-yard box. Keylor Navas saves.
In completely different locations in Neighborhood A: RB Leipzig are 3-0 up in opposition to Membership Brugge in Belgium. As things stand, both Metropolis and PSG may maybe be qualifying for the knockout stages tonight.
29 min: Zinchecko is teed up by Gundogan and tries his fair appropriate fortune. His fair-sure shot is blocked by Marquinhos.
27 min: PSG left-lend a hand Nuno Mendes quickens away from Kyle Walker, cuts internal and unleashes a low drive from beginning air the Metropolis penalty build of dwelling. Ederson will get down to assign.
27 min: Raheem Sterling runs trusty into a wide wall of resistance in the assemble of Idrissa Gueye as he tries to canter upfield with the ball.
25 min: PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas is forced in addition the ball long below stress after miscontroling a backpass. He will get away with it.
24 min: Achraf Hakimi gallops upfield with the ball at his toes after PSG play their capacity thru the Metropolis press. He tries to play the ball in direction of Messi terminate to the edge of the Metropolis penalty build of dwelling but Riyad Mahrez is straight accessible to intercept and obvious.
22 min: Mbappe goes to ground keeping his knee after being bodychecked by Rodri as he threatened to speed off upfield on the spoil. Rodri escapes a booking.
20 min: From the fair flank, Riyad Mahrez curls a sinister into the PSG penalty build of dwelling, recognizing a walk thru the centre from Ilkay Gundogan. His intentions were proper but his offer was once a small too excessive.
19 min: From that nook, Metropolis rob one other which is shipped deep in direction of Cancelo. He has to back off to take up possession allowing PSG’s defence a massive gamble to reset as their hosts probe for an opening.