Bayern Munich lift Champions League trophy after defeating PSG 1-0

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UEFA champions league final 2020 highlights – Bayern Munich put up a stellar display of football against Ligue 1 Champions Paris Saint-Germain and defeated them 1-0 to win the Champions League for the sixth time. Bayern were a class apart from PSG last night in the finals at Lisbon. They were more agile, clearly better at passing the ball around, better interceptors of the opponents’ through balls and passes and perhaps the greatest of all was their superior goalkeeping by Manuel Neuer.uefa champions league final 2020 highlights

PSG did miss their chance to wrap up the game in the first half itself when they created loads of chances only to fail to convert them. Both Neymar and Mbappe failed to beat Neuer in the first half as what turned out to be a costly miss for the Parisians. It was the first Champions League finals for PSG after heavy investments from the Qatar Royal Family but they failed to beat the class apart Bayern Munich who are undoubtedly the best team in the world right now.

UEFA champions league final 2020 highlights – Bayern vs PSG final score

Kingsley Coman started in the playing XI instead of Perisic on the left flank and that turned out to be fruitful for the German masters as Coman’s 59th-minute goal put the German Club ahead and turned out to be the only goal of the game in the fast-paced final match of the Champions League.

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Neymar’s 18th-minute attempt to score from close range was denied by the flexible legs of Neuer who was fantastic on the night of the finals. A few minutes later, Lewandowski tried to score but his shot struck the post. Other attempts from Angel Di Maria, midfielder Ander Herrera were also in vain while Lewandowski’s another attempt was saved by a good reflex from Navas. Mbappe’s missed chance to score right before the break proved to be fatal for PSG.

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The second half saw a diminished PSG trying desperately to get a hold of the ball. Near the hour mark, Joshua Kimmich picked out Coman at the back post. He headed the ball successfully into the bottom right corner of the goal and made his team race to the front. Coman and Lewandowski both tried to increase their lead but their attempts were almost denied by PSG who looked tired. In the final 5 minutes of extra time awarded at the ended of 90 minutes, Mbappe found Neymar in the box but the Brazilian striker couldn’t finish due to a poor contact on the ball and then it was all over for the Parisians.

UEFA champions league final 2020 highlights – Bayern vs PSG final score

It was very well deserved win for Bayern Munich who completed their treble after winning the Bundesliga title and the German Cup. They are now just behind Milan and Real Madrid who are the only teams to win more Champions League titles than them.

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