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Bayern are next in action on Saturday in the Bundesliga at home to Union Berlin. PSG face Strasbourg on the road in Ligue 1 on the same day.
Paris Saint-Germain secure a huge result to defeat Bayern Munich 3-2 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final clash this evening. Kylian Mbappe and Marquinhos steered the French side into a 2-0 lead, but Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Thomas Muller responded for the hosts. However, Mbappe notched his second of the night on a brisk counter, securing a precious third away goal in the process. It's advantage PSG heading into the second leg of the contest next week.
90' + 2'
FULL-TIME: BAYERN MUNICH 2-3 PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN
There will be two minutes of added time.
Rafinha replaces Neymar for the closing stages of the game for the visitors.
Choupo-Moting goes into the book for protesting to the referee for a penalty.
PENALTY SHOUT! Muller appeals for a penalty as his cutback is blocked on the ground by Herrera. It hits the Spaniard's legs then his arms, but the referee awards only a corner to the home side.
CHANCE! Muller latches on to a cutback from Coman in the box and he stretches to fire at goal, but he sends his attempt wide of the right post.
INCHES WIDE! Alaba comes so close to an equaliser for the hosts. Sane turns on the speed down the right flank and he cuts a low ball into the middle. Choupo-Moting offloads back to Alaba, but he strikes his left-footed effort wide of the left post.
OVER! Draxler collects a loose offload from Hernandez and goes for a blast from the edge of the Bayern box. However, the German blasts his effort over the bar.
Sane collects on the right flank and has Pavard on the overlap, but he plays a poor pass that allows Bakker to make the interception.
Alaba brings down Mbappe on the left flank, but the resulting free-kick from Neymar travels straight into the hands of Neuer.
OFFSIDE! Choupo-Moting is released by Muller over the top, but he fires his effort straight at Navas, who makes the stop. It's all moot anyway as the offside flag goes up against the striker.
Sane twists one way then the other to create space in the right inside channel. However, he delays his decision whether to cross or shoot, and can only win a corner off the body of Bakker.
Davies and Coman threaten in the final third, but PSG throw bodies in the way at the back to prevent the two Bayern players from connecting with strikes at goal.
Boateng is booked for a late lunge on Neymar.
Mbappe's eight Champions League goals this season is the joint-most for a Frenchman in a single season, along with Wissam Ben Yedder in 2017-18 and David Trezeguet in 2001-02.
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Di Maria leaves the field with an apparent hamstring injury and is replaced by Kean.
Kimmich appeals for a penalty for a foul on Coman. He is overzealous in the eyes of the referee and goes into the book.
SAVE! Choupo-Moting attempts a backheel towards goal after Coman is prevented from steering a strike on target. Danilo blocks the effort before the Cameroon forward sees his second effort saved by Navas.
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Di Maria sends Mbappe into space down the left flank with a precise offload before the forward does the rest.
GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!! MBAPPE NOTCHES HIS SECOND!!!! 3-2 PSG!!!!! The Frenchman restores PSG's lead as he finishes in style with a crisp strike. Di Maria releases Mbappe into space down the left flank on the counter. He runs at Boateng to break into the box before hammering a right-footed effort into the bottom-left corner giving Neuer no chance.
Bayern are temporarily down to 10 men as Muller goes off the field to receive treatment for a cut to the head.
WIDE! Muller attempts an ambitious overhead kick in the box after latching on to Kimmich's cross, but he sends his effort wide of the right post.
Draxler fouls Pavard on the charge and goes into the book.
Kimmich lifts a perfect cross into the box from the right flank for Muller to attack and convert.
GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! MULLER EQUALISES WITH A PRECISE HEADER!!! 2-2!!! Bayern are back in the game as the veteran forward converts. Kimmich floats a perfect cross into the box from a free-kick. Muller rises highest in the box and glances his header away from Navas into the bottom-left corner. The home side are level and looking dangerous in the final third.
Draxler brings down Pavard on the right flank and gives away a free-kick in a dangerous position.
OFFSIDE! Neymar threads a precise ball through to Mbappe in the final third, but he smashes his strike straight at Neuer. The Frenchman is relieved to see the offside flag raised.
Sane surges through into the right inside channel, but opts against the strike and cuts a low ball across the face of goal. However, there's no one in a red shirt to convert.
Sane has his first sight of goal from the right inside channel, but he blasts his effort well over the bar. It has not been his night so far.
Coman cuts inside from the left flank and he angles a strike towards goal. Navas gets down to make a comfortable save at his near post.
CHANCE! Pavard chests a ball down in acres of space on the edge of the box on the right flank. He tries an acrobatic strike on the half-volley, but Navas once again is on form to divert the attempt away from goal.
SAVE! Muller works an offload towards Alaba on the charge and the Swiss delivers a powerful strike towards goal. Navas has to be alert to palm it past the right post.
SAVE AND OFF THE LINE! Sane loses out to Mbappe on the edge of the box. He tries to surge into the box, but is halted by Boateng. However, the ball deflects to Neymar, who shoots from close range, only to be denied by Neuer. Di Maria places a shot on the rebound goalwards, but Davies makes the stop on the line.
PSG go for the quick counter down the left flank, but Neymar's offload towards Draxler catches the German in an offside position.
Sane latches on to a cross from the left flank by Coman. However, the winger is crowded out before he can threaten by Kimpembe.
We're back underway at Allianz Arena.
Bakker replaces Diallo at the break for the visitors at left-back.
Mauricio Pochettino's men have been clinical on the counter in the first half. Both of their goals were a result of outstanding play from Neymar as he sliced open the Bayern defence to carve out opportunities for Mbappe and Marquinhos. The French outfit cannot afford to rest on their laurels given the quality of the home side and their propensity for mounting comebacks.
Paris Saint-Germain take a 2-1 lead into the break in the first leg of their Champions League clash against Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena. Kylian Mbappe put the visitors ahead in the third minute before Marquinhos doubled their advantage with a close-range finish. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting reduced the deficit for the German outfit, but there's plenty of work ahead for him and his team-mates in the second half.
45' + 2'
HALF-TIME: BAYERN 1-2 PSG
45' + 1'
Muller rises in the box to head Kimmich's cross towards goal, but Navas is able to pluck it out of the air with ease.
There will be two minutes of added time.
Kimpembe places a poor backpass towards Navas and concedes needless corner as the keeper cannot prevent it travelling out.
Danilo has to stick out a boot in the six-yard box to clear a dangerous cross from Kimmich away from danger. PSG are desperately trying to hold out until the interval.
Sule is forced off for the home side and is replaced by Boateng at the back.
Bayern are continuing to press the visitors. Flick and his side are putting their cards on the table to launch an all-out assault on the French outfit without fear of being hit on the counter.
Choupo-Moting is the third Cameroonian to score in consecutive Champions League starts after Samuel Eto'o and Vincent Aboubakar.
Pavard collects on the right flank and delivers a perfect cross for Choupo-Moting to attack and score.
GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!! CHOUPO-MOTING HEADS HOME!!!! 2-1!!!!! Bayern are back in the game as Choupo-Moting glances a precise header past Navas. Pavard is afforded space and time on the right flank to angle a cross into the box. Choupo-Moting rises above Danilo to head his effort beyond the reach of the PSG keeper into the bottom-left corner. A sublime effort from the Cameroon forward.
Hernandez brings down Dagba and goes into the book.
Goretzka is forced off for Bayern in the middle of the park. Davies replaces the German, which will force a re-shuffle in their ranks.
Neymar makes a burst into the box on the right flank, but Hernandez makes a vital challenge to stop his progress before he can shoot.
Neymar has been directly involved in 67 goals in 66 Champions League appearances (41 goals, 26 assists).
Minutes after putting PSG into a 2-0 lead, Marquinhos has to leave the field with an apparent groin injury. Herrera replaces his skipper, which sees Danilo drop into the back four.
Neymar produces a sublime assist as he curls a cross towards a central area for Marquinhos to control and score.
GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! MARQUINHOS DOUBLES PSG'S LEAD!!!!! 2-0!!!!! The Brazilian latches on a precise cross from Neymar and he slots an effort past Neuer into the bottom-right corner. Bayern fail to get out following a corner and Neymar hooks a left-footed cross towards the PSG skipper. He takes a sublime first touch before guiding his strike into the net with composure.
Mbappe is released down the right flank and he surges past Sule. However, his cross is cleared behind by Alaba covering back for the home side.
CHANCE! Choupo-Moting makes a move to attack Kimmich's corner at the back post, but he steers his strike wide of the right post. Lewandowski would surely have buried that opening.
Coman puts on the jets down the left flank to speed past Dagba, but his low cross is repelled by Marquinhos at the near post.
Bayern build down the right flank as Pavard offloads to Sane. He hangs a cross to the back post, but it sails out for a goal-kick. Not the best delivery from the German.
Bayern are upping the ante in the final third and are applying serious pressure on the PSG goal.
CHANCE! Coman whips a ball out to Sane on the right flank and he offloads towards Pavard on the charge. The Frenchman goes for the blast, but Navas turns his effort wide of the right post. The PSG keeper is becoming a busy man.
SAVE! Kimmich floats a perfect cross into the PSG box for Goretzka to attack. The midfielder powers a low header towards the net from close range, but Navas spreads himself and makes a vital stop with his feet.
Gueye catches Muller with an outstretched boot and gives away a free-kick in a dangerous position. The midfielder is fortunate to escape a booking.
Neymar is brought down by Goretzka on the left flank, handing PSG a free-kick in a useful position. Di Maria angles a cross into the box, but Neuer commits himself to punch the ball clear of danger.
Coman intercepts a loose pass from Marquinhos and speeds down the left. He has options in the box, but his cross is cut out by Marquinhos, who atones for his initial mistake.
Coman has a surge down the left flank, but he slips as he attempts to send a cross into the box.
DISALLOWED GOAL! Draxler converts from close range after being teed up by Mbappe. However, the goal is chalked off for an offside call against Mbappe earlier in the move as he latches on to Neymar's throughball.
Neymar has 25 Champions League assists, the most of any player in the competition since his debut in 2013-14.
SAVE! MULLER HAS TO SCORE! The forward latches on to a deflected strike from Goretzka in the box. It falls perfectly for Muller to strike as he creeps behind Marquinhos, but he can only steer a tame effort straight at Navas.
BLOCK AND OVER! Kimmich goes for the strike from the free-kick, but he hammers his effort straight into the wall. Alaba hits a right-footed effort on the rebound, only to help his attempt well over the bar.
Gueye is penalised for handball on the edge of the box as Goretzka tries to work it past the midfielder. Bayern have a free-kick in a dangerous position.
Neymar runs at the Bayern defence and unselfishly offloads towards Mbappe in space, who does the rest with a fine finish.
GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!! MBAPPE'S STRIKE TRAVELS THROUGH NEUER!!!! 1-0 PSG!!! The French side take the lead through Mbappe. Neymar leads a charge through the middle of the Bayern defence. He offloads to Mbappe in space in the right inside channel. He hammers a strike towards goal that is straight at Neuer, However, it travels through the keeper and into the bottom-right corner. The perfect start for PSG.
OFF THE BAR! Choupo-Moting rises highest from the resulting corner from Kimmich. He glances a header towards goal that clips the top of the bar and travels over.
SAVE! Hernandez breaks down the left flank and links up with Muller to surge into the inside channel. The Frenchman goes for the blast, but Navas palms his effort wide of the post.
We're underway at Allianz Arena.
Bayern Munich have only lost more UEFA Champions League matches against Real Madrid (10) than PSG (5), while PSG's five wins against Munich are their most against any opponent in the competition.
Pochettino is without both Marco Verratti and Alessandro Florenzi, who tested positive for Covid-19. However, Danilo returns to the fold after missing the defeat to Lille last time out. The Brazilian is one of three changes to the side at the weekend as he starts in place of the suspended Leandro Paredes. Dagba replaces Kehrer at full-back, while Draxler gets the call to play behind Mbappe in the final third in place of Kean.
Lewandowski is the high-profile absentee for Bayern this evening as he continues to be ruled out with a knee injury sustained on international duty with Poland. Flick is also without Serge Gnabry, who tested positive for Covid-19, along with Corentin Tolisso and Dogulas Costa. As a result, the German outfit have named an unchanged team from the side that beat Leipzig last time out. Choupo-Moting leads the line in place of Lewandowski.
PSG SUBS: Thilo Kehrer, Rafinha, Sergio Rico, Moise Kean, Pablo Sarabia, Ander Herrera, Mitchel Bakker, Alexandre Letellier, Timothee Pembele, Ismael Gharbi, Kenny Nagera, Abdoulaye Kamara.
PSG (4-2-3-1): Keylor Navas; Colin Dagba, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe, Abdou Diallo; Danilo Pereira, Idrissa Gueye; Angel di Maria, Julian Draxler, Neymar; Kylian Mbappe.
BAYERN SUBS: Javi Martinez, Jerome Boateng, Alphonso Davies, Bouna Sarr, Alexander Nubel, Jamal Musiala.
BAYERN (4-2-3-1): Manuel Neuer; Benjamin Pavard, Niklas Sule, David Alaba, Lucas Hernandez; Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka; Leroy Sane, Thomas Muller, Kingsley Coman; Eric Choupo-Moting.
PSG's hopes of reclaiming the Ligue 1 crown hit a snag at the weekend with a 1-0 defeat to Lille in a top-of-the-table clash. Mauricio Pochettino's men were outstanding in the last round of the Champions League to see off Barcelona courtesy of their 4-1 win in the first leg at Camp Nou. The French outfit will be desperate for a similar performance tonight against the team that defeated them in the final of the competition last season. However, it will take a perfect outing to secure a revenge over Bayern tonight and in the tie.
Bayern are on a roll heading into the contest, having won their last seven matches in a row. Hansi Flick's men reaffirmed their position at the top of the Bundesliga with a 1-0 win over RB Leipzig last time out, which has put them seven points clear at the summit. The German outfit now turn their attentions to the defence of their European crown after beating Lazio in the last round. PSG will be a tough nut to crack without the injured Robert Lewandowski, with the French side out for revenge following their defeat in the final last term.
Good evening and welcome to the live commentary of the first leg Champions League quarter-final clash between Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain at Allianz Arena.