Please Wait . . .

Neymar left in tears after PSG suffer Champions League final heartbreak
Dark Mode
Top Leagues
24-Aug-2020, 04:49 am

Neymar left in tears after PSG suffer Champions League final heartbreak


Neymar PSG vs Bayern Munich Champions League 2019-20

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar was left in tears after his side suffered a 1-0 Champions League final loss to Bayern Munich in Lisbon.

The Ligue 1 champions succumbed to their German opponents due to a Kingsley Coman header shortly before the hour mark, and the 28-year-old was unable to inspire a comeback as Bayern kept the French outfit at arm’s length.

Neymar, who was consoled in the dugout by sporting director Leonardo at full-time, had one of the outstanding opportunities in the opening period of the game but was denied by an inspired Manuel Neuer, who also stopped a tame effort from Kylian Mbappe before the break.

It leaves the Brazil international star sitting on a single Champions League success, that claimed when he was a member of the Barcelona squad that defeated Juventus 3-1in 2015. On that occasion, he rounded the scoring off.

He left the Catalans in 2017 to make a world-record move to PSG and has been seeking to justify that controversial decision since then by writing himself into the history of the Parc des Princes side by winning European football’s biggest prize as well as claiming individual honours for himself.

A divisive character throughout his career, he has been winning plaudits in recent months for a more mature and focused approach to the game, which critics believe is bringing the best out of his game for the team.

Previous tilts at the European Cup have ended in disappointment for the former Santos youth, who suffered foot injuries, which prevented him from featuring in vital matches against Real Madrid and Manchester United.

This was Les Parisiens’ best ever run in the competition, overcoming Borussia Dortmund, Atalanta and RB Leipzig in the knockout stages before failing at the final hurdle.

It marks the end of a long season for Neymar, who played 26 times over the course of an injury-hit campaign and scored 19 goals while creating 12 more.

Thoughts will have to quickly turn back towards their Ligue 1 title defence, with the French top flight having started over the weekend.


Source : goal.com

Recommended News :

Betting

Grealish Norburn Sheffield Utd Villa

Aston Villa vs Sheffield United Betti...

Aston Villa will be hoping to get their Premier League season off to a winnin...
Kevin De Bruyne Man City 2020

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Manchester...

Manchester City play their first game of the Premier League season on Monday ...
Mohamed Salah Liverpool Leeds 2020-21

Chelsea vs Liverpool Betting Tips: La...

Chelsea’s new-look side will be hoping to lay down a marker when they welcome...
Wilson Carroll Newcastle 2020

Newcastle United vs Brighton Betting ...

Newcastle United will be looking to maintain their early-season momentum when...
Benzema Real Madrid Manchester CIty 2020

Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid Betting ...

Real Madrid begin their La Liga campaign on Sunday evening as they travel to ...

Transfer

Thiago Alcantara Liverpool Chelsea 2020-21

When does the transfer window close f...

The coronavirus outbreak that began in March severely disrupted the football ...
Alexander Sorloth Trabzonspor Fenerbahce

Tottenham target Sorloth seals €20m m...

Tottenham target Alexander Sorloth has signed for RB Leipzig in a reported€20...
Thiago Silva PSG

Thiago Silva: I had already decided t...

Thiago Silva has confirmed commentsthat he rejected a last-ditch attempt to s...
Diego Llorente

Leeds looking to sign €25m Sociedad s...

Leeds are closing in on a deal for Real Sociedad defender Diego Llorente, Goa...
Edouard Mendy Rennes/Chelsea

Lampard confirms medical for £22m man...

Frank Lampard has confirmed that Edouard Mendy is undergoing a medical at Che...
image-top-scroll
`

Today's notice