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What Pochettino said about Mbappe, Neymar, others after PSG defeated Bayern Munich
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What Pochettino said about Mbappe, Neymar, others after PSG defeated Bayern Munich

  Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has heaped praises on his players, including Kylian Mbappe and Neymar, for their “enormous sacrifice” after beating Bayern Munich 3-2 in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie on Wednesday night in Germany. Mbappe opened the scoring for PSG before Marquinhos made it 2-0 for the visitors, thanks to Neymar’s assists. However, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Thomas Muller then equalized for Bayern before Mbappe netted again to give Pochottino’s men a first-leg advantage ahead of the return leg next week. “I am happy with the result and the attitude of the team, who found themselves in difficult situations against the best side in Europe,” Pochettino said at his post-match press conference after the game. “We ne...
Draxler Names Best Player in the World Following PSG’s 3-2 Win Over Bayern Munich
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Draxler Names Best Player in the World Following PSG’s 3-2 Win Over Bayern Munich

  Julian Draxler has said that his Paris Saint-Germain teammate, Kylian Mbappe has ‘quality like no-one else in the world.’ Draxler said this after Mbappe netted twice to help the French champions to a memorable 3-2 win over Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday night. Mbappe opened the scoring for the visitors and Marquinhos made it 2-0, but Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Thomas Muller had equalised for Bayern before Mbappe netted again. PSG now have a huge advantage going into the second leg in France with three away goals and Draxler had no doubts who they had to thank for the fine win. He said the prolific Frenchman possesses quality that no other player in the world can match. “That’s what [Mbappé] is there for becau...
Bayern 2-3 PSG: Kylian Mbappe Scores Twice as Paris St-Germain Beat Title Holders, Bayern Munich in Champions League Quarter-final
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Bayern 2-3 PSG: Kylian Mbappe Scores Twice as Paris St-Germain Beat Title Holders, Bayern Munich in Champions League Quarter-final

European and World champions, Bayern Munich were stunned by PSG as they suffered their first champions league defeat since March 2019 on Wednesday night, April 7, losing 2-3 at home. PSG took an early lead through star boy Kylian Mbappe after making an aggressive start as Bayern showed just how much they missed the absent Lewandowski. Marquinhos scored PSG’s second, before Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Thomas Muller both struck for a Bayern team that played with an intensity and intent that bordered lacked that magical finishing touch that Lewandowski had become known for. Bayern fought back well, taking control in the second half to make it 2-2 but PSG struck on the counter to secure their advantage. Fresh from outshining Lionel Messi in the previous round, Mbap...
Bayern And Flick Make Champions League History With Win Over Lazio
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Bayern And Flick Make Champions League History With Win Over Lazio

The German giants continue to make European football success seem easy under the second-year manager Hansi Flick has yet to lose or draw a Champions League knockout game while in charge of Bayern Munich, with his streak extending to seven matches on Wednesday via a 2-1 second-leg win over Lazio that sent the club to the last-eight. Despite a late consolation finish from the visitors, the tie was never in doubt after Robert Lewandowski converted from the spot in the 33rd minute and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting widened the Bavarians' lead midway through the second half. Flick is off to an unparalleled start in Europe, and based on Bayern Munich's comfort in dispatching their Italian foes 6-2 on aggregate, his perfect knockout record stands a reasonable chance of continuing in the qu...
PSG STRIKER JOINS BAYERN MUNICH
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PSG STRIKER JOINS BAYERN MUNICH

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has joined Bayern Munich on a one-year contract after leaving Paris Saint-Germain. The forward departed the Ligue 1 giants at the top of last season and has now swapped France for Germany on a free. The 31-year-old, who played for Stoke for one year from 2017, lined up for PSG against Bayern within the Champions League final just six weeks ago. Choupo-Moting was introduced within the 80th minute as PSG went in search of an equaliser but Bayern held out, sealing a 1-0 victory within the showpiece on August 23. It’s a great feeling to come back to the Bundesliga – and then to the biggest club in Germany,’ he told the club’s website on Monday. ‘Who wouldn’t want to play for FC Bayern? It’s an honour to play for this club. At FC Bayern, the aim is always to wi...
Aboubakar, Bassagog Lead Cameroon’s Squad Against Nigeria
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Aboubakar, Bassagog Lead Cameroon’s Squad Against Nigeria

The Cameroon Football Federation have released a 23-man squad of the Indomitable Lions that will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on September 1 and September 4. The list of the 23 invited players was published on the Federation’s verified twitter handle on Friday. Top on the list are 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Player of the Tournament, Christian Bassogog, who plays in China, FC Porto’s Vincent Aboubakar, and skipper Benjamin Moukandjo of Jiansung in the China. Other players who made the list include young goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa of Sevilla in Spain, Stoke City new signing Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Adolphe Teikeu who plays in France for Sochaux. Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana, who was in action for the Dutch side on Thursday as they crashed ou...

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