Paris Saint-Germain threw away a healthy advantage to be knocked out of the Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid after Karim Benzema’s hat-trick for Los Blancos
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Neymar and Gianluigi Donnarrumma need to be split by their Paris Saint-Germain teammates after things heated up after the club Champions League Rejection.
PSG held the first leg advantage over Real Madrid thanks to Kylian Mbappe’s late goal at the Parc des Princes, and the French forward doubled the lead at the Bernabeu, only thanks to a Karim Benzema hat-trick to turn the game in favor of the hosts with a comeback. . described as “magic” by boss Carlo Ancelotti.
There were question marks over Donnarumma in Benzema’s first goal, as the Italian keeper lost control of the ball to the striker in an assist, while the veteran’s second move began as Neymar handed it over. ball for Luka Modric in Madrid’s half.
But it was Donnarumma’s mistake that was said to be the cause of the friction in the away team’s dressing room.
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Based on Marca, The confrontation started with Neymar criticizing Donnarumma for his mistake, with the Euro 2020 champions responding by pointing out his teammates’ share in the goal, which leveled things out overall.
The Spanish publication reported that the pair were “nearly beaten up”, with others in the dressing room forced to step in to prevent things from escalating further.
More details have also appeared regarding a post-match incident involving PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and sporting director Leonardo, who are understood to have attempted to enter the referee’s locker room after the game.
“The president and technical director of PSG were violent and tried to enter the referee’s dressing room. When the referee asked them to leave, they blocked the door and the president deliberately hit the flag. of one of the assistants, broke it.” The referee’s report read, as reported by Marca.
L’Equipe Player Rating The second leg was blamed on the feet of the PSG goalkeeper and central defenders, with Donnarumma being rated 2/10.
Marquinhos was also given a 2/10 after his save helped Benzema win in less than a minute after the Frenchman’s second goal, while fellow midfielder Presnel Kimpembe was given a 3. /ten.
Pochettino was awarded a 4/10 after the team collapsed, but the Argentine coach blamed referee Danny Makkelie for Benzema’s foul on Donnarumma before the goal in the 61st minute.
“Real’s first goal changed the game,” Pochettino told Canal+.
“I wonder what VAR is doing because for me there is something else. It’s a shame when you watch that action. [It is] a foul of.
“It is impossible not to talk about this big mistake of the referee. It is difficult not to accept.
“Then the game changed. In the 60 minutes we dominated, that goal changed everything. It’s unbelievable that this is happening again in 2022.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/neymar-donnarumma-confrontation-psg-madrid-26431577 Neymar and Gianluigi Donnarumma in an angry confrontation after PSG's defeat to Real Madrid