PSG v Bayern München Live Commentary, 13/04/2021

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E. Choupo-Moting (40)
Parc des Princes


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PSG will now await the winners of the contest between Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League semi-final. Mauricio Pochettino's men return to Ligue 1 action on Sunday against Saint-Etienne at home. Bayern have to turn the page quickly when they take on Wolfsburg on Saturday on the road.
Paris Saint-Germain lose on the night, but advance to the semi-finals of the Champions League by defeating Bayern Munich on away goals. The French outfit avenge their loss in the final from last season after doing the hard work in Germany in the first leg. Kylian Mbappe's brace and Marquinhos' strike gave them a comfortable cushion. Despite a goal from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Hansi Flick's men were not able to muster a second to turn the tie in their favour. As a result, the defending champions bow out in the last eight.
90' + 5' Neymar tries to work time in the corner, but loses out to Hernandez. However, there's no time for Bayern to get foward as the referee ends the contest.
90' + 3' Sane gets the better of Bakker down the right-inside channel, but he chooses an ambitious cutback towards Martinez at the back post instead of Muller and Navas gathers with ease.
90' + 2' Hernandez makes a vital interception at the back for the visitors to steer the ball away from Neymar just as he is about to pull the trigger. Mbappe was in space in the box, but the Brazilian ignored his team-mate.
90' + 1' WIDE! Coman rises in the box to head Sane's cross towards goal, but he can only direct his effort well wide of the target. Time is running out for Bayern.
Ander Herrera
Yellow Card
90' Herrera goes into the book for the home side minutes after entering the action for a foul on Kimmich.
90' There will be four minutes of added time.
89' Neuer has to be alert at the back for the visitors to scamper off his line and divert Mbappe's pass away from Neymar on the edge of the box.
Ander Herrera
Á. Di María
88' PSG shore up their midfield as Di Maria is withdrawn for Herrera.
87' Bayern continue to throw bodies forward in the final third, but Pavard is flagged offside as he works a ball back to Muller to strike at goal.
Javi Martínez
E. Choupo-Moting
Bayern München
85' An interesting call by Flick as he withdraws the goalscorer Choupo-Moting for Martínez.
84' BLOCK! Bayern apply pressure as Muller, Musiala and Choupo-Moting attempt to force the issue, but cannot find room to pull the trigger. Coman does, but his effort is diverted behind by Di Maria.
82' CLOSE! Musiala feeds Sane down the right-inside channel and he leaves Bakker in his wake. He places a low strike across the face of goal that travels inches wide of the target. So close for the visitors.
81' The referee does not cover himself in glory for giving a free-kick to PSG as Navas runs into Paredes when attempting to gather a cross into the box. Even the officials are tense out there.
79' Mbappe surges down the left flank and into the box, but Hernandez gets back and dispossesses the forward before he can shoot.
78' DISALLOWED GOAL! Boateng jumps up at the vital moment to catch Mbappe offside. The forward runs through and completes the finish to beat Neuer. However, the flag is up late to chalk off the strike. Bayern breathe again.
77' OVER! Neymar plays Kean into acres of space on the left flank. He runs into the box to shoot on his right foot, only to blaze his effort well over the bar.
75' PSG are taking the pace out of the game to frustrate the visitors. The French side seem content to sit on their lead and force Bayern to break them down in the closing stages.
M. Kean
J. Draxler
73' Kean comes on to the field for Draxler in the final third for the home side.
J. Musiala
A. Davies
Bayern München
71' Davies is withdrawn by Flick and Musiala replaces the full-back. Alaba could shift to the left side with Musiala playing through the middle.
69' Paredes has to act with a sliding clearance in his own six-yard box following a dangerous header across the face of goal from Coman.
T. Müller
Yellow Card
Bayern München
68' Muller lunges in his bid to challenge Paredes and catches the midfielder late. The Bayern forward goes into the book.
66' Hernandez draws a foul from Draxler as he leads a break forward from the back. Bayern are trying to grind down the home side.
64' Kimmich tries to send a first-time ball over the top for the run of Sane, but he overhits his delivery out for a throw-in.
62' SAVE! Sane clips a low offload towards the near post for Muller to chase. He gets in behind Kimpembe, but Navas is out quickly off his line to deny the forward. The ball deflects back off the forward before travelling behind for a goal-kick.
60' The tempo of the game has calmed down after an initial burst in the moments after the restart. That will suit PSG as they seek to hold their advantage in the tie.
M. Bakker
A. Diallo
58' Diallo is forced off with a hamstring injury and is replaced at left-back by Bakker.
57' Diallo is struggling with a hamstring injury and Navas sends the ball into touch for the full-back to receive treatment.
C. Dagba
Yellow Card
55' Dagba brings down Coman on the left flank and goes into the book for his challenge.
55' Neymar floats a cross deep to the edge of the box for Di Maria to collect. The winger goes for goal with a left-footed strike from distance, but his effort travels wide of the right post.
53' INCHES AWAY! Mbappe works an offload to Di Maria in the right-inside channel and the Argentine skips past Davies with ease. He sends a dangerous low ball across the face of goal, but Neymar cannot connect on the stretch with the net gaping. Boateng clears behind to stem the tide for now.
D. Alaba
Yellow Card
Bayern München
52' Alaba pulls back Neymar on the charge and goes into the book.
52' OVER! Pavard sends a cross-field pass towards Coman in space. The winger controls and steps inside to line up a drive at goal, but he skews it well over the top.
50' Hernandez tries to climb to connect with Kimmich's corner, but he fouls Gueye in the process and the referee awards a free-kick to the hosts.
50' Kimmich sends Pavard down the right flank, but his low cross is diverted behind by Kimpembe at the near post.
49' OVER! Paredes floats a ball over the top for Neymar in the Bayern box. He brings it under control, but scuffs his effort on the half-volley over the top.
48' WIDE! Alaba lines up another effort at goal after latching on to Sane's deflected strike, but his effort travels inches wide of the right post.
46' We're back under way in Paris.
PSG have had ample chances to put the game away, but have not been clinical in front of goal. You have to believe with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe playing as they are this evening they can surely notch the further goal or goals to secure a last-four berth.
Bayern Munich are in front of the night courtesy of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's strike, but as it stands Paris Saint-Germain are headin through to the Champions League semi-finals. Choupo-Moting was on point to direct a close-range header past Keylor Navas from close range after David Alaba's strike was saved. At the other end, Neymar has struck the bar and the post on a frustrating evening for the French side. Mauricio Pochettino's men remain ahead courtesy of away goals, but their position is vulnerable.
45' + 3' HALF-TIME: PSG 0-1 BAYERN (3-3 AGG)
45' + 2' CHANCE! Sane has space and time after cutting inside from the left flank. He curls a strike at goal, but his attempt is tame and straight at Navas. A wasted opening for the German.
45' There will be two minutes of added time.
45' Di Maria threads the ball through to Mbappe in the final third, but the Frenchman is offside as he tries to beat Pavard in the box. The Bayern defender wins the challenge anyway.
44' SAVE! Navas keeps PSG ahead in the tie with a brilliant stop to deny Alaba. The Bayern man is afforded space and time to shoot from distance on his left foot. The ball soars towards the top-left corner, but Navas reacts to palm it behind.
43' Choupo-Moting has scored three goals in his last three Champions League appearances - as many as in his previous 22 in the CL.
42' Di Maria threads a pass to Mbappe in the right-inside channel. He squeezes a strike through on goal that travels wide of the right post. However, Neymar gives away a foul in the build-up anyway for blocking off Hernandez.
E. Choupo-Moting
Bayern München
40' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! CHOUPO-MOTING HEADS HOME!! 1-0 BAYERN!!! The German side are back in the contest as Choupo-Moting fends off Kimpembe to head into the net from six yards. Alaba is afforded space and time in the box following a run by Coman. He scoops a left-footed shot towards goal that is saved by Navas. The rebound loops up in the area and Choupo-Moting displays a predatory instinct to get the better of Kimpembe to convert the opening.
39' OFF THE POST! Neymar strikes the right post on this occasion. Mbappe cuts open the Bayern defence with a surging run through the middle. He offloads into space for Neymar, but the Brazilian pokes his effort off the woodwork before the visitors clear the danger.
37' OFF THE BAR! Neymar uses a drag back to peel away from Coman with ease and he charges into the box. He curls a strike towards the top-right corner on his right foot, only to see his attempt clip the bar and travel over.
36' Boateng brings down Mbappe on the left wing, handing PSG a free-kick in a useful position.
35' Kimmich has an opportunity to send a cross into the box from the left flank from a corner, but he sends his delivery straight down the throat of Navas.
34' SAVE! Neymar twists his way past Hernandez and he lines up a low curling strike towards the bottom-right corner. Neuer gets down just in time to palm his effort away from the net.
32' Muller attempts to rob Paredes of possession in the PSG half, but is overzealous in his challenge to give away a free-kick.
31' Mbappe plays on the shoulder of Boateng, but is just caught offside as he moves early to latch on to Di Maria's pass. Replays suggest he may not have been offside.
29' Hernandez and Neymar tangle in the left inside channel, leaving both players on the deck. The referee points for a corner, only to change his mind to award a goal-kick. PSG were hoping for a penalty there, although there was not a great deal in the tussle.
28' SAVE! Mbappe breaks down the left flank and plays a low pass towards a central position. Neymar collects and goes for a strike at goal with only Neuer to beat, but the keeper spreads himself to deny the Brazilian.
27' CHANCE! Space opens up in the final third for Kimmich to drift inside from the left flank. He curls a low strike towards the target on his right foot, but the midfielder fails to hit the target, dragging his attempt wide of the left post.
26' WIDE! Sane plays a neat one-two with Choupo-Moting in the final third and collects in a central position. He lines up a curling strike on his left foot that travels just wide of the left post.
23' Muller gathers on the left flank and tries to force a low cross towards Choupo-Moting. Danilo is well placed at the near post to clear the danger for the hosts.
21' Coman has a dart down the left flank, breaking into the left inside channel. He goes for the cutback that is diverted behind for a Bayern corner by Danilo.
20' PSG break on the counter and Mbappe is played into space down the left flank. Neymar offloads back to Di Maria, who floats a ball over the top. However, Neuer is alert and gathers ahead of Neymar, who falls to the ground anyway.
19' Coman surges down the left flank and he goes for the cutback. It somehow evades everyone at the near post before Kimmich takes a loose touch and loses possession.
19' Di Maria is okay to return to the field as the action recommences.
17' Davies brings down Di Maria on the right flank and the Argentinian appears to be in pain. He requires treatment on the field before the game can continue.
15' Choupo-Moting tries to pressure Danilo at the back, but he gives away a free-kick in the process. Bayern are trying to force the issue, but are not succeeding at the moment.
13' Bayern are trying to inject pace into the game, but PSG are holding a firm defensive line at the moment.
11' Neymar tries to break away from Alaba, but he gets fouled in the process. PSG will try to take the pace out of the game to keep the visitors at bay.
9' SAVE! Mbappe twists and turns past Pavard down the left flank and forces a low cross towards Neymar. The delivery deflects off Hernandez and Kimmich before falling to Neymar. He sees his effort on the stretch blocked by a scrambling Neuer.
8' Sane cuts inside with menace on his left foot from the right flank. He offloads to Coman, but the Frenchman is forced back by the home side in the left inside channel.
7' Coman raids down the left flank and tries to force a cross into the path of Choupo-Moting, but the home side manage to clear their lines.
6' Alaba lifts a cross into the box from the left flank, but his delivery is called for by Navas, who runs to gather ahead of Muller.
3' WIDE! Mbappe is played down the right flank by Neymar and he fires a low strike across the face of goal, placing his attempt just wide of the left post.
1' We're under way at the Parc des Princes.
PSG picked up a 3-2 win in the first leg away to Bayern Munich, while they have won all four of their previous games in which they’ve hosted the German side in European competition (all four in the UEFA Champions League between 1994 and 2017).
Bayern were held to a 1-1 draw by Union Berlin at the weekend in the aftermath of their defeat to PSG. Flick has made five changes to his side that played in the draw. Pavard, Hernandez and Davies are all recalled to the backline. Alaba gets the nod in the middle of the park, while Sane is restored in the final third. 
PSG defeated Strasbourg 4-1 at the weekend following their triumph in Munich. Pochettino has made six changes to his side that beat Strasbourg last time out. Dagba and Diallo slot into the full-back positions in place of Kehrer and Bakker. Gueye comes into the midfield in place of Herrera. Kean, Rafinha and Sarabia drop to the bench to accomodate Di Maria, Neymar and Draxler. Mbappe spearheads the attack.
BAYERN SUBS: Javi Martinez, Bouna Sarr, Tanguy Kouassi, Alexander Nubel, Jamal Musiala, Josip Stanisic, Maximilian Zaiser.
BAYERN (4-2-3-1): Manuel Neuer; Benjamin Pavard, Jerome Boateng, Lucas Hernandez, Alphonso Davies; Joshua Kimmich, David Alaba; Leroy Sane, Thomas Muller, Kingsley Coman; Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting.
PSG SUBS: Thilo Kehrer, Marco Verratti, Rafinha, Sergio Rico, Moise Kean, Pablo Sarabia, Ander Herrera, Alessandro Florenzi, Mitchel Bakker, Timothee Pembele, Kenny Nagera, Yanis Saidani.
PSG (4-2-3-1): Keylor Navas; Colin Dagba, Danilo Pereira, Presnel Kimpembe, Abdou Diallo; Leandro Paredes, Idrissa Gueye; Angel Di Maria, Neymar, Julian Draxler; Kylian Mbappe.
Bayern have to battle like champions this evening to remain in the Champions League. The defence of their crown hangs in the balance after their defeat on home soil. It will be far from an easy task for Hansi Flick's men without a number of key players, including Robert Lewandowski. However, the German outfit are nothing other than resilient and will have confidence they can force a victory on the road.
PSG enter the contest tonight with a one-goal lead from the first leg after their 3-2 victory at Allianz Arena. Kylian Mbappe's brace along with a strike from Marquinhos have put the French outfit control, with the security of three away goals. Mauricio Pochettino will be preaching to his team to play with a killer instinct to send the defending champions out of the competition.
Good evening and welcome to live commentary of the second leg Champions League quarter-final clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes.