Paris St-Germain Book their First-ever Champions League Final
French Ligue One champions Paris St-Germain broke a record yesterday as they beat German side Red Bull Leipzig 3-0 to book their place in the 2019/20 Champions League final. Both the German side and the France side headed into their first-ever Champions League semi-finals which ended in favor of the the French side Paris St-Germain.
Paris St-Germain opened the scoring in the first 10-minutes of the game but it was disallowed after it was discovered to have touched the hand of Brazilian star Neymar Jnr. but the French side advanced their pressure and got the opener from Di Maria’s free-kick cross, Brazilian defender Marquinhos who gave the opener in their game against Atalanta in the 13th minute of the game.
The Argentine forward then gave his own goal with just three minutes before the half-time break, Paris St-Germain headed into the first break with a two-goal advantage over the German side. Kylian Mbappe and Neymar terrorised the Leipzig backline, the French side should have been out of sight before the break, but the latter twice hit the post from a clipped finish then an opportunist free-kick from the range – before side-footing another chance wide at the near post.
Paris St-Germain sealed their victory in the 56th minute of the game as Bernat added the third, the three-goal margin was enough to see the French side book their first-ever Champions League final. The French side will now be waiting for winner from Bayern Munich and follow French side Lyon which will be played on the 19th of August.