Mbappe’s brace seals PSG’s 4-1 comeback over Barcelona

PSG makes it to the semifinals, where it will play Borussia Dortmund, which beat Atletico Madrid in a thriller
Mbappe's brace seals PSG's 4-1 comeback over Barcelona | UEFA Champions League

In a jaw-dropping display of skill and determination, Kylian Mbappé orchestrated a remarkable turnaround for Paris Saint-Germain against 10-man Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals.

Despite Raphinha handing Barcelona an early lead, PSG seized the momentum after Ronald Araújo’s red card left the Spanish giants a man short. Former Barcelona star Ousmane Dembélé ignited PSG’s resurgence with a crucial equalizer, followed by Vitinha’s precise strike to put them ahead.

Mbappé then showcased his lethal precision, converting a penalty after João Cancelo’s foul on Dembélé. But the French phenom wasn’t finished yet. Sensing an opportunity on the counter, Mbappé capitalized with a clinical finish from close range, securing PSG’s spot in the semifinals against Borussia Dortmund.

This triumph marks PSG’s return to the Champions League semifinals, signaling their ambition to reclaim the European throne. Meanwhile, Barcelona’s valiant effort ends after navigating through the group stage, highlighting the unpredictability and drama that defines football’s elite competition.

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