PSG and Bayern Munich dished up a serving of Champions League football at its best.
In an entrancing second leg between the sides that challenged a year ago’s final, PSG were compromising on the break, testing visiting goalkeeper Manuel Neuer various occasions and twice hitting the woodwork through Neymar.
It was Bayern, however, who broke the gridlock, giving themselves any desire for a rebound win as Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting rose most elevated to follow-up David Alaba’s saved shot with a short proximity header.
Missing the injured Robert Lewandowski, the German side did not have their typical aggression in attack and couldn’t track down the second goal that would have proceeded with their prize guard.
Kylian Mbappe thought he had fixed the bind with a little more than 10 minutes to go, yet subsequent to breaking clear and terminating in the associate’s banner precluded his work.
From Kylian Mbappe flushing Benjamin Pavard to Jerome Boateng’s sassy backheel leeway, this was a game that had everything.
Frustratingly for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, it likewise had one such a large number of experiences with the woodwork – however that wasn’t to stop them advancing to the semi-finals on away goals.
Neymar hit the edge of the goal twice inside three minutes and Mbappe later shaved the upstanding once more.
The Frenchman likewise saw himself questionably administered offside in the main half, prior to having another incredible strike accurately chalked off.
Bayern’s defense had persevered through a sweltering half on account of the Parisians’ dynamic couple, so it appeared to be a sort of lovely bad form when the Bundesliga outfit started to lead the pack in the evening and leveled the tie at 3-3.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting by and by demonstrating his value with a crude, exemplary focus forward’s goal packaged in and Keylor Navas should have improved.
That wasn’t to be sufficient, nonetheless, with PSG flaunting three away goals from the principal leg.
Pochettino’s side clutched arrival at the last four and keeping in mind that they would have been massively frustrated not to score themselves on the evening, it was an extraordinarily strong showcase. The Argentine is currently within contacting distance of another Champions League Final.
For Bayern, it’s all the more unpleasant frustration in Europe.
PSG will confront either Borussia Dortmund or Manchester City in the semi-finals, with the last holding a 2-1 benefit going into Wednesday’s second leg in Germany.