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Benzema presents a miraculous return to Real with three, another deception for Paris Saint-Germain |  UEFA Champions League 2021/2022

Benzema presents a miraculous return to Real with three, another deception for Paris Saint-Germain | UEFA Champions League 2021/2022

It looked like an evening by Kylian Mbappe – untenable in Madrid for more than an hour. Until his compatriot Karim Benzema dominated all the lights with an unparalleled trio. From 0-1 he went to 3-1: Back in the history books. Real Madrid shines in the Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain receives another push on the Champions League.

Real Madrid – Paris Saint-Germain in a nutshell:

  • Key moment: Paris Saint-Germain controls everything until Donnarumma suddenly makes mistakes every hour. Benzema takes advantage and equalized, revives the faith of the riyal. Then PSG goes to collapse in an unlikely way.
  • man of the match: Match to frame Karim Benzema. The French striker was the owner of the colossal Rimont in Real with a wonderful three. Benzema won all his air matches and scored 3 goals from 5 attempts inside the penalty area. lethal efficiency.
  • noticeable: PSG will not win the Champions League this season either. Qataris are gradually turning gray. Since he took charge of the French first team in 2011, PSG have failed 4 times in the quarter-finals, 4 times in the 1/8 final and once in the semi-finals. Only in 2020, PSG were very close to an overall win, when Bayern Munich was very strong in the final.
  • wrong choice: It’s easy to say hindsight, of course, but Mauricio Pochettino may now regret picking Donnarumma tonight. His fatal mistake gave SR wings. Having Navas in goal against his former team might be a better option.

Real licks his wounds again after flashing Mbappe row

On the way to the Santiago Bernabeu, the Real Madrid team bus received an amazing welcome from the Real Madrid fans. Obviously, she gave wings to the home team, because they immediately flew hard. However, the first real danger on goal came from PSG. Mbappe slammed from a sharp angle, but Courtois fired.

After a serious miscalculation by Militao, Mbappe was allowed to try again about fifteen minutes. Once again Courtois came out on top. There were small cracks in Real Madrid’s dominance and gradually PSG took over. Benzema saved with a nice shot from afar that shaved Donnarumma’s fingertips.

Mbappe’s shot was ruled out for offside, but shortly before the break, the French gold made the difference. After Carvajal lost the ball, Neymar sent Mbappe deep. The striker blasted off like a rocket and with only Alaba in front of him, he hit the ball hard at the shortest angle. The Bernabeu was stunned and lost Courtois and Real Madrid.

Mbappe seemed to push PSG into the quarter-finals:

Benzema makes the impossible possible

Real could not repeat its strong start in the first half after the end of the first half. So there is no problem for PSG and this has led to the excessive confidence of the visitors. Donnarumma thought he could play phlegmatic football for a while, but under pressure from Benzema he lethargic hand the ball to Vinicius. In turn, Benzema awarded the equalizer.

The flame suddenly exploded in the tube. At Real Madrid they believed in him again, despair struck at PSG. With super strong substitute Rodrygo in the star role, Real continued to chase the second goal. Vinicius missed a big chance for the first time, but fifteen minutes before the end it was still 2-1. Modric found Benzema and closed Donnarumma again.

So extensions, but it didn’t get to that. Real Madrid unleashed kicks again right after the kick-off. Chased by Vinicius, Marquinhos handed the ball to Benzema and with a nice touch on the outside of the foot, completed a hat-trick. Paris Saint-Germain was beaten black and blue. The French club saw an almost certain place in the quarter-finals.

  1. The second half, the 95th minute, the game is over
  2. The second half, the 94th minute. The end. Crazy joy in Real Madrid! After an unexpected turn, it was not PSG who went ahead thanks to Mbappe, but Real Madrid reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League. A fatal mistake by Donnarumma led to a wonderful hat-trick for Benzema. PSG did not know what was happening and could no longer respond. There was no final in their Paris, and again no cup with big ears for the French club. †
  3. The second half, the 89th minute. Modric just missed. Modric was really good at putting in a great pass and he almost scored as well. From the edge of the box, he rolled the ball just above the intersection. †
  4. The second half, the 88th minute. Substitution in Paris Saint-Germain, Julian Draxler inside, Achraf Hakimi outside.
  5. Yellow card for Lucas Vazquez from Real Madrid during the second half, 88th minute
  6. The second half, the 85th minute. Rodrygo is in the wall. Kimpembe drops strong substitute Rodrygo on Crescent. Real can try again with a free kick in a very exciting place. Rodrygo takes his chance but hits the ball against the wall. †
  7. Yellow card for Presnel Kimpembe, Paris Saint-Germain, during the second half, 83rd minute
  8. The second half, the 83rd minute. A bleak look at Pochettino. He could already see the storm coming. PSG still has ten minutes to force the extension. But it is Real that now continues to dominate the game. †
  9. A yellow card for Paris Saint-Germain Achraf Hakimi during the second half in the 81st minute
  10. Second half, 81st minute.
  11. Second half, minute 81. Substitution in Paris Saint-Germain, Angel Di Maria inside, and Danilo Pereira outside.
  12. The second half, minute 78. Benzema turns the situation! What a crazy twist at the Santiago Bernabeu! Barely Paris Saint-Germain absorbed the score 2-1 or Benzema made it 3-1 with his third evening! Real immediately presses the kick-off and takes the ball out. Chased by Vinicius, Marquinhos sent the ball to Benzema, who left Donnarumma with a flick on the outside foot again without a chance. Paris Saint-Germain is on the line! †
  13. A goal during the second half, the 78th minute, by Karim Benzema, Real Madrid player. 3, 1.
  14. A goal during the second half, 76th minute by Karim Benzema, Real Madrid player. 2, 1.
  15. The second half, the 76th minute. Benzema scores! do not believe! Real rise from the dead! After a superb attack by Modric, the Croats sent the ball perfectly to Benzema. This gives Donnarumma a closer look. †
  16. The second half, the 72nd minute. Vinicius misses a great opportunity. Olala, what will Vinicius leave here! With a bit of luck, the ball reached his feet, but he shot from close range simultaneously. There was a lot to this. †
  17. The second half, the 71st minute. The match is over for Paredes. He was sidelined at PSG for Gueye. †
  18. Second half, minute 71. Substitution in PSG, Idrissa Gaye inside, Leandro Paredes outside
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