A sad day for PSG at the UEFA Champions League Semi finals

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Borussia Dortmund met in the Parc des Princes, Paris on Wednesday, 8th May 2024 for 2nd lag of the UEFA Champions League semi finals match. Dortmund was already ahead with 1-0 aggregate. However, this didn’t stop Dortmund from delivering the goods. PSG being the 2nd best with no contribution, was required to outperform the guest team. But, sadly the home team was short on luck and the match ended with a score of 1-0 (Aggregate 2-0) for Borussia Dortmund.

Mats Hummels scoring header from PSG vs Borussia Dortmund
Mats Hummels from Borussia Dortmund. Image Reuters

Key Players

The key player in the match was Mats Hummels from Borussia Dortmund, who was able to pave a path for the team to the finals with the only goal from the game. For PSG, despite their best efforts, stars like Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele couldn’t make a significant impact.

Goal Timeline

Time (min)Event
49:38Goal by Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund)

Brief Highlights

The first half of the game was played on equal notes. Despite equal efforts from both sides, no one was able to score. However, in the second half of the game, Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels scored the only goal of the match in the 50th minute. 

In the 80th minute, Hummels’ volley effect was squandered by an offside decision. 

Despite PSG’s aggressive play and multiple shot attempts at the goal till the end, Dortmund’s defense held strong. PSG hit the post four times, but couldn’t manage to score.

Watch Highlights here.

Game Statistics

STATSPSGDortmund
Shots307
Shots on target53
Possession70%30%
Passes659295
Pass accuracy89%77%
Fouls86
Yellow cards22
Red cards00
Offsides02
Corners124

Upcoming Matches

PSG’s upcoming matches are against Toulouse FC on 13th May 2024, OGC Nice on 16th May 2024, FC Metz on 20th May 2024, and Olympique Lyon on 26th May 2024.

Borussia Dortmund will be playing against FSV Mainz on 11th May 2024, SV Darmstadt 98 on 18th May 2024, and the winner of SF 2 in the UEFA Champions League final on 2nd June 2024.

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