Bayern Munich doubled Paris Saint-Germain’s crisis and inflicted a third successive defeat in various competitions by beating him 1-0 at home in the first leg of matchday 16 of the Champions League last Tuesday. Former Saint Germain player Kingsley Koeman scored the only goal of the match in the 53rd minute, knowing that the second leg in Munich would take place on March 8th next year. 1-2 last week, then against Monaco 1-3 in the national league a few days ago .
Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappé started the match on the bench after recovering from a left thigh injury he suffered against Montpellier in the league on February 1, and his team then announced his absence. from this match, specifically for a period of 3 weeks.
Paris Saint-Germain manager Christophe Galtier has given young Warren Zaire Emery (16 years and 343 days) the opportunity to start after a good run lately.
Thus, Emery became the youngest player ever to play a match in the Champions League playoffs.
The match started cautiously from both sides, as Bayern had a relative advantage in possession, but with no real danger to Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, except for a shot from Cameroonian Erik Maxim Choupo-Motinga, which went to the left post in the opening minutes.