PSG eliminate Barcelona to progress to quarterfinals
Paris Saint Germain (PSG) drew 1-1 with Barcelona on Wednesday to qualify for the Champions League quarterfinals 5-2 on aggregate, Anadolu Agency reports.
Kylian Mbappe converted a penalty to give a 1-0 lead to PSG in the 30th minute and Lionel Messi scored a sensational long-range equalizer seven minutes later.
Before the first half ended, Messi had a chance to make the score 2-1, but his penalty was saved by Keylor Navas at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris.
Barcelona failed to score in the second half and the match ended 1-1.
Mbappe netted his 25th Champions League goal, helping his club move to the last 8.
- Reds defeat RB Leipzig 2-0 to progress to quarterfinals
Liverpool advanced to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals after beating RB Leipzig 2-0 at the Puskas Arena in Budapest.
Goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane helped Liverpool qualify for the next phase.
The Reds already beat Leipzig 2-0 in the first leg.
The draw for the quarterfinals and semifinals will take place on March 19.