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PSG v Bayern München Live Commentary, 23/08/2020

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PSG
FCB
K. Coman (59)
Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica (da Luz)

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For just the second time in their history, Bayern can celebrate a domestic and European treble. Flick's men now have two-and-a-half weeks off before beginning their 2020-21 campaign, while PSG - who missed out on an unprecedented quadruple - kick off their Ligue 1 title defence in a little under a week's time.
Bayern Munich are crowned champions of Europe for a sixth time, becoming the first team in Champions League history to win every game en route to lifting the trophy. Neymar and Mbappe were denied by Neuer in the first half, either side of Lewandowski hitting the post, and the decisive moment arrived just before the hour mark when Coman headed in Kimmich's cross.
90' + 5' FULL-TIME: PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN 0-1 BAYERN MUNICH
T. Müller
Yellow Card
Bayern München
90' + 4' Muller clips Mbappe to halt a counter and is shown a yellow card late on by Daniele Orsato.
90' + 3' Time is running out for PSG. A cross from the left causes some panic in the Bayern box but Davies does brilliantly to get between Choupo-Moting and the ball. That may be that for Tuchel's men.
90' + 2' END-TO-END! Incredible drama in Lisbon! Lewandowski is bundled over in the box by Silva but the referee does not see enough in the challenge to award a penalty. PSG get the ball forward and Neymar curls a shot just wide of the target after being picked out by Mbappe.
90' FIVE minutes have been added on at the Estadio da Luz. There is still time for PSG to take this game all the way.
89' NEUER AGAIN! Choupo-Moting slips the ball through for Mbappe, who is once again denied down low by the incredible Neuer. The offside flag goes up a couple of seconds later, but full credit to the Bayern stopper for making the save.
88' Mbappe overhits what should have been a simple cross towards Choupo-Moting. Not to curse Bayern, but they are looking pretty comfortable at the moment.
87' We are into the final few minutes of normal time but PSG just cannot keep hold of the ball. Bayern are not actively looking for a second goal.
C. Tolisso
Thiago Alcântara
Bayern München
86' Thiago, in what could be his final game for Bayern, makes way for Tolisso with the German side very nearly over the line.
L. Kurzawa
Yellow Card
PSG
85' Kurzawa is the latest player to be issued a yellow card, this time for a foul on Kimmich.
84' WIDE! Alaba, Thiago and Coutinho fancy taking on the free-kick from a good 30 yards out. Coutinho takes it and sends the ball spinning just wide of the target - decent attempt, that.
Thiago Silva
Yellow Card
PSG
83' PSG lose the ball and Lewandowski leads the counter. He glides past Silva and the centre-back sticks out a leg to stop his opponent charging clean through.
83' Verratti gives away a free-kick for a niggly foul on Thiago. The game has become scrappy again, which will suit Bayern - leading through Coman's 59th-minute header - just fine.
82' Lewandowski just about gets the ball out of his feet and drags a shot wide. He was offside and the goal would have been ruled out even if he had found the net.
Neymar
Yellow Card
PSG
81' A frustrated Neymar catches Lewandowski when trying to win the ball and is cautioned by the referee, not helped by the reaction of Bayern's players.
L. Kurzawa
Juan Bernat
PSG
80' Bernat is unable to shake off the injury and is replaced by Kurzawa in a like-for-like change at left-back.
E. Choupo-Moting
Á. Di María
PSG
80' Choupo-Moting scored a truly massive goal late on in the quarter-finals and will be looking to repeat the trick here. Di Maria makes way.
79' Bernat appears to be in a bit of trouble, possibly suffering from cramp. Kurzawa is warming up and looks ready to come on.
78' Bayern have dropped off the pace pretty much since Flick made a double change a little under 10 minutes ago. Tuchel still has the likes of Sarabia, Icardi and quarter-final hero Choupo-Moting on the bench.
77' Davies is the calmest player on the pitch as he heads the ball back to Neuer under pressure. PSG are starting to turn the screw a little, but the chances are not falling to Neymar and Mbappe like they did in the first half.
75' VAR did not look at that Sule kick on the heel of Mbappe. Had it been looked at, PSG may very well have had a penalty.
74' SHOT! Neymar's shot from 20 yards does not dip and bend enough to test Neuer. Replays show that Sule caught Mbappe from that previous PSG attack - that is one VAR should have looked at, at the very least.
73' Di Maria wriggles away from Kimmich but Sule slows him down and the Bayern defenders clear the danger between them. The momentum is now with PSG for the first time in the second half.
J. Draxler
Ander Herrera
PSG
72' Herrera is replaced by the more creative Draxler in midfield. PSG have around 20 minutes to find an equaliser.
71' GREAT SAVE! Pretty much out of nowhere, a right-sided cross flicks into the path of Marquinhos and the defender's near-post shot is saved by the full frame of Neuer. That is a real warning for Bayern.
70' Bayern have looked quicker and sharper than PSG over the last 15 minutes. This one is by no means all over, of course, but PSG need to somehow hold off their opponents and start creating some opportunities of their own.
Philippe Coutinho
S. Gnabry
Bayern München
68' Gnabry is off and Barcelona loanee Coutinho on in his place as Flick makes a double change in attack.
I. Perišić
K. Coman
Bayern München
68' Coman, who has been the difference maker so far, is replaced by Perisic. That is a big call from Bayern boss Flick!
67' Di Maria crosses into a dangerous zone and Mbappe steps out of the way of the ball, allowing Neuer to collect. A strange one on first viewing, but the PSG forward probably knows he is offside and cannot make any contact.
66' Alaba gets plenty of power behind his shot but is unable to keep it on target. PSG are being penned into their own half.
M. Verratti
L. Paredes
PSG
65' Paredes is replaced by Verratti with PSG chasing a goal. That is one change apiece for the sides now.
64' PSG are seriously wobbling now - Tuchel could do with making a change. Bayern, having been slightly off the pace for large parts of the final, have really stepped things up and would have had a second if not for Silva's block on Muller's volley.
62' Kehrer is starting to get turned inside out by Coman. The Bayern winger delivers a great cross from the left but Kimpembe does very well to get to it before Lewandowski.
61' Bayern Munich have scored their 500th Champions League goal, becoming just the third side to reach that tally in the competition after Barcelona (517) and Real Madrid (567).
J. Kimmich
Assist
Bayern München
59' PSG half-dealt with the first cross into the box from the right but Kimmich's delivery to Coman was right on the money. Credit to the winger for picking his spot with the header, too.
K. Coman
Goal
Bayern München
59' GOOOOOAAAALLL!!! PSG 0-1 BAYERN!!! First blood Bayern! Kimmich picks up a loose ball 20 yards from goal, clips it to the edge of the six-yard box and Coman gets in front of Kehrer to brilliantly direct an angled header away from Navas into the bottom-right corner.
57' Sule drills the ball into the feet of Lewandowski, who is unable to do anything with it. The German champions look pretty disjointed today, which is surely down to the way PSG have set themselves out. Tuchel's men are happy to sit back for the time being.
N. Süle
Yellow Card
Bayern München
56' This second half has been very stop-start. Sule is the latest player to be cautioned following a challenge on Di Maria, who knew the foul was coming and took the contact.
54' Bayern Munich have scored 42 goals in 10 games in this season’s Champions League, with only Barcelona in 1999-2000 scoring more in a single campaign (45), although they played 16 games that season.
L. Paredes
Yellow Card
PSG
52' Paredes reacts angrily to the referee's decision to book Neymar and the complaints from Bayern's players. He is also cautioned by the referee.
S. Gnabry
Yellow Card
Bayern München
52' Gnabry catches Neymar and the PSG forward throws himself to the floor, adding a couple of rolls for good measure. The referee reaches into his pocket for the second time today to issue Gnabry a yellow card.
51' Coman's low cross is aimed towards Lewandowski and cut out by experienced centre-back Silva, who is making his final appearance for PSG today. The corner is played short and ultimately comes to little, with Lewandowski being dispossessed in the box when the cross eventually arrives.
49' Kehrer exchanges passes with Di Maria but the latter's attempted throughball is intercepted by a sliding Thiago.
48' Davies, who had more touches of the ball than any other player in the first half, has a shot blocked. Both teams are struggling to find their rhythm in the early stages of the second period.
46' RESTART! Bayern get us back up and running in Lisbon. Neither team made any changes at the interval, so it is as you were in that regard. Remember, extra-time and penalties await if it finishes all square.
PSG had just 38 per cent of the ball in the first half, which is their lowest possession figure in a Champions League game in nearly three years (also against Bayern), but the French champions should arguably be in front at the midway point. Bayern have failed to score in the first half of a match since the restart and will need to improve when play resumes.
A lively opening 45 minutes at the Estadio da Luz ends goalless. Lewandowski hit the post pretty much out of nowhere for a Bayern side that struggled to create much in the first half, with the best chances falling to PSG. Neymar and Mbappe had big opportunities to score but were both denied by Neuer.
45' + 3' HALF-TIME: PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN 0-0 BAYERN MUNICH
45' + 2' PENALTY APPEAL! Kehrer cuts across Coman and sends his opponent crashing to the ground. The referee does not point to the spot and the VAR officials deem that the Bayern attacker simply lost his footing.
45' + 1' BIG CHANCE! This final has burst into life right at the end of the first half. Mbappe rolls the ball to Herrera, who in turn returns it to his team-mate 10 yards out. He has just Neuer to beat but strikes it straight at the Bayern keeper.
45' Kimpembe gifts the ball to Bayern right on the edge of his own box. Thankfully for the PSG defender, he was clipped by Muller a second beforehand and a free-kick is awarded.
44' Davies' delivery from the right is too high for anyone. Bayern, not for the first time, are forced all the way back to Neuer - PSG have set themselves up brilliantly.
43' Bayern turn over possession on the edge of their own box. The Germans hit their opponents on the counter but PSG get bodies back and Bernat cuts out a cross, again leaving Lewandowski frustrated.
41' Bernat covers a lot of ground to get the slightest of touches to a cross ahead of Lewandowski, who is feeding off scraps at the moment. Mbappe then tries to break clear but is prevented from doing so.
39' Kimmich's corner is headed clear by Kimpembe at the near post - a disappointing delivery from the versatile full-back. Bayern are struggling to click into gear in the final third, which is all down to the defensive resolve of PSG.
37' Bayern look most threatening when getting deliveries into the box from wide. This latest set-piece from the left is met by Marquinhos before Goretzka can pounce.
36' Goals were expected in this final but that has not been the case so far. It has been 17 years since the Champions League final finished goalless, so history suggests it will not remain this way.
34' Coman's teasing cross from the left lands right at the feet of Navas - could one of the Bayern players have gambled and got to that first?
33' Both teams have come close to scoring but they are ultimately cancelling each other out at the moment. Gnabry races in at the back post but is unable to make contact with a long pass.
32' GOOD SAVE! Bayern are not seeing a great deal of the ball in the final third, but when they do get it into the box Lewandowski remains a massive threat. Gnabry's cross comes in from the right and the Poland international gets his head to it, forcing Navas into making his first save of the contest.
30' NEARLY! Neymar's free-kick is headed as far as Herrera 20 yards from goal. The midfielder hammers a shot goalwards and it hits Muller in front of goal, the deflection taking it wide of the target. It likely would have been 1-0 if not for that touch, which Muller did not know a great deal about.
A. Davies
Yellow Card
Bayern München
28' Bayern full-back Davies is the first player to be shown a yellow card by the referee Daniele Orsato for a foul on Kehrer, who would have been in behind if not for the challenge.
26' Boateng appeared to pull up when trying to halt the PSG attack, which clearly agitated his previous injury issue.
N. Süle
J. Boateng
Bayern München
25' Boateng was a big doubt for this game and has had to make way just 25 minutes in. He has been hobbling along and stayed down following that chance for Di Maria, with Sule brought on in his place.
24' OVER! Di Maria and Herrera exchange passes in the box. Di Maria has a chance to strike the ball from 10 yards and does exactly that, but his shot is always rising and Neuer is happy to watch it fly over the crossbar. PSG are creating some good chances.
23' Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has now failed to score with his last 12 attempts in the Champions League, since netting against Borussia Dortmund in March.
22' OFF THE POST! Europe's deadliest marksman nearly gives Bayern the lead with his first sight of goal. Lewandowski takes one touch to set himself and then attempts to find the bottom-left corner with his second, the ball bobbling off the grass and hitting the post. Navas was beaten.
20' It was more the left boot of Neuer, rather than his legs, to keep out that Neymar shot. That was undoubtedly the biggest opportunity of the final so far.
19' SAVE! Neuer to the rescue for Bayern! Neymar is played in by Mbappe - again down the left - and he only has Neuer to beat. The angle is slightly against him and the Bayern keeper makes a save with his legs. Neymar gets to the loose ball by the byline but Neuer again makes the block.
17' Mbappe getting played into space inside the box twice in quick succession has got to be a concern for Flick. Bayern had done well to keep their opponents' attacking players quiet in the opening 13 minutes or so, but the French champions are growing into the game.
16' ANOTHER BLOCK! For the second time in the space of two minutes, Mbappe is picked out in some space towards the left - this time by an impressive Paredes pass. Mbappe cuts inside and looks to find the corner, only for Kimmich to make the block.
14' BLOCK! Goretzka gets between the ball and the goal to block Mbappe's shot, which looked to be heading towards the bottom-right corner if not for the intervention.
13' Tuchel's side are not really being given a chance to settle down, with Bayern swarming all over their opponents whenever they get on the ball. It has been a pretty quiet start to the contest, in truth.
12' There appears to be an issue with the matchballs. For the second time today, a player has complained about it being flat.
11' Kehrer's cross from the right is well dealt with by Boateng, who is happy to send the ball straight behind for a corner-kick. Neymar crosses and Alaba gets to the ball first - yet more solid defending.
9' Following a sustained spell on the ball for Bayern, PSG get forward and Mbappe is caught by Thiago high on the left. Neymar sends a free-kick into the middle and Davies heads it clear.
8' PSG are struggling to get their attacking players on the ball. Bayern are starting to strangle their opponents a little as they look to get star man Lewandowski more involved up top.
6' The first shot of the contest comes via the boot of Thiago, who thumps the ball high and wide from a long way out. Lewandowski is not pleased with his team-mate.
5' PSG have seen a lot more of the ball than their opponents so far but have not really done a great deal with it. Gnabry attempts to head down a long pass in the direction of Lewandowski but is not able to do so.
3' Coman wins a free-kick out on the left. Kimmich floats in a pretty flat cross that is cleared away by the first man.
2' Bayern are competing in their 11th European Cup final, while PSG have never previously made it to this stage. Bayern's intensity has been cllear to see from the off as they press their opponents high up the pitch.
1' KICK-OFF! PSG get us under way in the 2020 Champions League final! Will it be the champions of France or the champions of Germany who get their hands on the most famous trophy in club football?
Kick-off at the Estadio da Luz is now just moments away. A full year after the 2019-20 Champions League started, it all comes down to this one match in Lisbon. Here we go...
Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich have met eight times previously, all in the Champions League group stages. PSG have won five of those matches, with Bayern winning the other three, including the most recent game in December 2017.
Bayern also show just the one change from their semi-final clash - a 3-0 win over Lyon - as former PSG player Coman gets the nod over Perisic on the left-hand side of attack. Boateng starts at centre-back, despite picking up a knock in midweek, while fit-again Pavard has to settle for a place among the subs.
Tuchel has made just the one change to PSG's starting line-up from their 3-0 win over Leipzig in the semis, with Navas recovering from injury to take over from Rico in goal. Verratti came off the bench in that one and was tipped to return today, but Paredes retains his spot in midfield alongside Marquinhos and Herrera.
Subs: Sven Ulreich, Ron-Thorben Hoffmann, Ivan Perisic, Michael Cuisance, Javi Martinez, Benjamin Pavard, Lucas Hernandez, Corentin Tolisso, Joshua Zirkzee, Alvaro Odriozola, Philippe Coutinho, Niklas Sule.
BAYERN XI (4-2-3-1): Manuel Neuer (c); Joshua Kimmich, Jerome Boateng, David Alaba, Alphonso Davies; Leon Goretzka, Thiago Alcantara; Serge Gnabry, Thomas Muller, Kingsley Coman; Robert Lewandowski.
Subs: Mitchel Bakker, Idrissa Gueye, Colin Dagba, Mauro Icardi, Marco Verratti, Layvin Kurzawa, Pablo Sarabia, Marcin Bulka, Julian Draxler, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Abdou Diallo, Sergio Rico.
PSG XI (4-3-3): Keylor Navas; Thilo Kehrer, Thiago Silva (c), Presnel Kimpembe, Juan Bernat; Ander Herrera, Marquinhos, Leandro Paredes; Angel Di Maria, Neymar, Kylian Mbappe.
Bayern are also on course to make it a clean sweep of trophies this term, having already lifted the Bundesliga title and the DFB-Pokal. Hansi Flick's men have been in sensational form either side of the coronavirus-enforced break, winning 25 and drawing one of their last 26 matches in all competitions, including victories over Chelsea, Barcelona and Lyon in the Champions League knockout stages.
PSG reached their first European Cup final by beating Borussia Dortmund over two legs in the last 16, before dramatically overcoming Atalanta 2-1 with a couple of late goals in the quarter-finals and then brushing aside RB Leipzig in the semis. Thomas Tuchel's men have won a clean sweep of domestic honours and can therefore claim an unprecedented quadruple with victory today.
Hello and welcome to our live text coverage of the Champions League final between French champions Paris Saint-Germain and German champions Bayern Munich at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon.