PSG 4-1 Club Brugge:
Paris Saint-Germain beat Club Brugge away from home in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie at the hands of Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi.
Kylian Mbappe scored twice to drive Paris Saint-Germain, who beat Club Brugge 4-1 at the Parc des Princes, to create a spectacular individual display.
The 22-year-old Mbappe opened the scoring in less than two minutes, five minutes after PSG broke free.
Mbappe created a goal late in the first half, with Messi playing in the center of the box, with the Ballon d’Or winner deleting his mark on the left and the Ballon d’Or winner tapping home from edge of the box.
In the 68th minute, the visitors scored a consolation goal through Mats Rits, but PSG won a penalty after Messi equalized three minutes later.
Unable to handle Simon Mignolet’s left-wing cross, Mbappe turned to the right wing and wasted no time in scoring the opening goal.
Mbappe scored again seven minutes after Angel Di Maria’s Club Brugge defense with a delightful shot.
In the 38th minute, the French striker turned the ball over the defender and the ball bounced off the wing before finding Messi, who had a stunning 3-0 lead outside the box.
Gianluigi Donnarumma hit, but with minimal effort to the bottom left corner, Noa Lang jumped in from the left corner and Club Brugge pulled back in the second half.
However, Messi pulled a free-kick from substitute Ignace Van der Brempt in the box and headed in a superb free-kick to the bottom right corner where Mignolet left.
RB Leipzig 2-1 Manchester City:
Manchester City advanced to the next round of the Champions League but lost to Leipzig.
Manchester City lost 2-1 to RB Leipzig in the Champions League, with Dominic Szobozlai and Andre Silva scoring in the second half.
The Premier League leaders headed to the Red Bull Arena, where they have not lost in 14 consecutive games, including a 6-3 win at home, but Szoboszlai now locked out 24 minutes later.
Phil Foden reacted by shaking the woodwork near the end of the break, but when Leipzig turned into Silva off the counter, Riyad Mahrez scored the second goal before the visitors pulled one back.
Pep Guardiola’s hopes of recovery have been boosted by Kyle Walker’s red card, which has seen his side top Group A. With this result, Leipzig were third and third in the Europa League with a Club Brugge defeat at Paris Saint-Germain. League competition.
Kevin De Bruyne narrowly missed the opening goal, while Lukas Klostermann blocked Jack Grealish’s current chances.
Two minutes later, Szoboszlai overtook Konrad Laimer’s cross and paid dividends for Klostermann’s intervention.
Szoboszlai almost doubled his account, but was turned down by Steffen’s positive response, and when Foden stepped down he saw De Bruyne turn his free kick off Peter Gulacsi.
City’s chances at the end of the game were initially limited, and after Emil Forsberg left, Silva slammed into the bottom right corner, only to fall two behind.
Fernandinho exploded between penalty claims for fouling Raheem Sterling, with a possible header from Mahrez Oleksandr Zinchenko’s cross.
However Leipzig expelled Walker for hacking through Silva.