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Man United make Champions League history at PSG’s expense

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By IANS Updated: Mar 08, 2019 1:07 am

Paris, March 7 (IANS): Manchester United made history, beating Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on away goals in a 3-3 aggregate draw to become the first team in the annals of the Champions League to prevail in a tie after losing the first leg at home by two or more goals.
PSG, meanwhile, find themselves dumped out of the competition in the knockout stage for the third consecutive year, reports Efe news.
Starting with a 2-0 advantage after their hard-fought victory at Old Trafford, PSG on Wednesday looked poised to break their Champions League curse and justify the fortune the club’s Qatari owners have spent in pursuit of a European title.

And while injured PSG superstar Neymar had to watch the game from the stands at Parc des Princes, United were without Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Ander Herrera and Alexis Sanchez.

A colossal mistake by PSG defender Thilo Kehrer left goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon at the mercy of Romelu Lukaku and the Belgian international scored to cut the French club’s lead in half in the 2nd minute under driving rain in Paris.
PSG restored the two-goal margin in the 12th minute, when Juan Bernat collected a cross from Mbappe and blew past Eric Bailly to beat David De Gea.

Failing to secure the tie, PSG conceded again at the half-hour mark. Just minutes into the stoppage time, Rashford converted a penlaty to level the aggregate score at 3-3 and give United the edge on away goals.

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By IANS Updated: Mar 08, 2019 1:07:10 am
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