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Bayern crash out of the Champions League despite win in Paris

By Rune Gjerulff

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's winner was not enough to send Bayern München through against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting.

Bayern München beat Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in Paris in the Champions League on Tuesday, but it wasn't enough as the French champions sealed their progress to the semi-finals on away goals (3-3 on aggregate).


In the second leg of their quarter-final tie against Paris Saint-Germain – a repeat of last year's final – the German title holders knew they had to score at least twice after suffering a disappointing 2-3 defeat in the first game in Munich last week.

However, it was the home side who created the better chances in a first half that saw Manuel Neuer make several important saves and Neymar hit the woodwork twice.

Then, out of nowhere, it suddenly all looked promising for Bayern when Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, filling in for the injured Robert Lewandowski once again, broke the deadlock five minutes before the break, nodding in a rebound from close range.

Bayern were piling on the pressure as the second half progressed, but didn't manage to find the second goal they needed and ultimately crashed out of the Champions League despite holding on to their 1-0 lead until the final whistle.





Pass-maps/touch-plots by Warren Pegg (@Russell_Pegg).


Paris SG
(4-2-3-1)
1K. Navas
31C. Dagba
15D. Pereira
3P. Kimpembe (C)
22A. Diallo ↪58
27I. Gueye
8L. Paredes
11Á. Di María ↪88
10Neymar
23J. Draxler ↪73
7K. Mbappé
Bench
16S. Rico
70Y. Saidani
18M. Kean ↩73
39K. Nagera
4T. Kehrer
24A. Florenzi
25M. Bakker ↩58
32T. Pembele
6M. Verratti
12Rafinha
19P. Sarabia
21A. Herrera ↩88
FC Bayern
(4-2-3-1)
1M. Neuer (C)
5B. Pavard
17J. Boateng
21L. Hernández
19A. Davies ↪71
6J. Kimmich
27D. Alaba
10L. Sané
25T. Müller
29K. Coman
13E. Choupo-Moting ↪85
Bench
35A. Nübel
20B. Sarr
23T. Nianzou
44J. Stanisic
8J. Martínez ↩85
42J. Musiala ↩71
49M. Zaiser

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