PSG took the ball away from Manchester City, but not the tie. On the hail first and on the green later, the Parisian team tried to dominate some comfortable citizens by closing all the roads to Ederson. The chances were numbered. And without Kylian Mbapp … lifting 1-2 in the first leg was impossible. .
The areas were blue. Dias and Stones have hardened a great rear. Guardiola’s successes in Barcelona, Munich and Manchester have always been accompanied by possession, passing, goals and defensive security. And to that Pep has added more records, such as the long ball and the electric cons. The City also likes to fly.
Cwith the Carabao Cup in the trophy room, the Premier tied up, The ‘sky blues’ will contest the first Champions League final in their 134-year history. The Al Mubarak project reaches the top after 13 years and 2,016.17 million euros in signings. They will fight for the ‘Orejona’ against Madrid or Chelsea.
PSG, with Mbapp KO on the bench, gave the high pressure and Neymar his luck. And the plan worked for him for a while. The VAR sent Zinchenko’s shoulder penalty into limbo and Di Mara wasted an error by Bernardo Silva and poor positioning by Ederson. The City was uncomfortable … until he broke his burden with a ball. Oh the purists …
Ederson drew his cannon and found a long Zinchenko who crossed for De Bruyne to finish, Florenzi blocked and Mahrez made it 1-0. A blow too hard for a PSG in which Marquinhos ran into the crossbar. Nothing came out.
The effort and the steeper mountain of the comeback extinguished a handcuffed Pochettino team. Their offensive power was reduced to prowling the English area. And in one of those skirmishes, the City rob and Foden and the celestial vanguard mounted a blazing attack that Mahrez finished. Double for the Algerian, who adds four goals and two assists between the quarters and semifinals. It is your tournament.
PSG was broken and Di Mara’s stomp on Fernandinho that ended in the red only added tension at the end. The stick deprived Foden of the third. City sent Neymar, Mbapp and the fantastic PSG project to the couch. Guardiola broke the barrier of the semis that had a Barça brick and three Bavarians and opt for his third Orejona. 10 years later, he returns to a final in which City is released. They are already touching Olympus. They have waited so long …