PSG: autopsy of yet another fiasco

PSG: autopsy of yet another fiasco

The disappointment of Kylian Mbappé in the knockout stages of the Champions League lost to Bayern Munich on Wednesday. FRANCK FIFE/AFP

DECRYPTION – The new European failure of the Parisian club confirms that the evil is deep. The leaders thus find themselves on the front line in the dock.

Special envoy to Munich

Same causes, same effects. For the fifth time in seven years, PSG took the door from the round of 16 of the Champions League. At least twice more than any other club over the same period. We will still have to wait to see a Parisian captain lift the Cup with big ears. Moreover, only Arsenal have played more C1 matches without winning the trophy (177 against 137). This year, no rout like in Barcelona (2017) or in Madrid (2022)no penalty at the last second as against Manchester United (2019). An almost anonymous elimination, without bitterness or real regret, against a not great but serious Bayern Munich which has a workforce “built to win the Champions League”, according to Kylian Mbappé, in the form of a strong tackle.

After a defeat without a fight during the first leg (0-1) at the Parc des Princes, there was indeed a semblance of hope in the first period, Wednesday, in Munich, but from…

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