Late Rashford’s penalty stuns PSG and send United through to the Champions League quarter final

PSG 1-3 Manchester United (Agg. 3-3)

Marcus Rashford scored an injury-time penalty goal as Manchester United staged an incredible comeback to beat Paris St-Germain on away goals and reach the Champions League quarter-finals.

The odds were stacked against United in Paris, but they became the first team in Champions League and European Cup history, at the 107th time of asking, to overcome a 2-0 or greater home first-leg deficit.

Despite missing key players listed below. Manchester United were the first to score two minutes into the match.

Romelu Lukaku reacted too fast and pounced on the blind pass made by PSG defender – Thilo Kehrer, dribble around Gigi Buffon and slides it into an open goal from a tight angle.

PSG equalized 10 minutes later, Juan Velasco poked past De Gea from Mbappe’s cross.

Romelu Lukaku restored United’s lead right on the half-an-hour mark after Rashford’s long range shot was spilled by Buffon. The Belgian forward scored from the rebound.

First half ended with United leading 2-1 but PSG still leading 3-2 on aggregate.

The game appeared to be headed to its conclusion before Dalot fired the ball against the arm of the unfortunate Kimpembe, and after a long delay while the referee consulted his pitch-side monitor, a penalty was awarded in the 94th minute.

Marcus Rashford thumped home from a great finish – his first competitive penalty for Manchester United.

The hosts had lots of chances but were unable to convert them.



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