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Neymar's "Rainbow-Flick" against Shaqiri – and 7 more highlights from CL night
Messi's dream gate
Unbelievable, how Lionel Messi danced to PSV Eindhoven's defense from close range in goal for 1: 0 and then also found a gap between the defender's legs.
Help failed Messi
Of course, Messi has his legs in the game in 2-0. His free kick helped Gerard Piqué look like a training version, but according to Messi this did not happen: "The shot was bad, fortunately Piqué was there and the ball landed in the goal," said the Barca superstar.
Striker and back to work – always a complicated thing. Not so with Marco Reus: In a 0-0 draw against FC Bruges superstar BVB which was chased in the counterattack, Hans Hansen Belgium pitched to half his own field, for this there is a world class tackle ball. Lucien Favre will have a blast on the bench.
Neymar's "Rainbow Flick" against Shaqiri
Neymar is the most visible figure in the 2-1 victory against Liverpool at Paris St-Germain. Not only because of his acting – the Brazilian did not only score his goal in the 31st Champions League, which is now a record holder in his country, but otherwise cannot be stopped.
Except for substitute Xherdan Shaqiri: The Swiss player Nati was overplayed by Neymar despite "Rainbow-Flick", but then won the duel for the ball. And what do PSG superstars do? Of course he complained about violations.
Neymar missed the pass
As in the final minute, it was not perfect for Neymar in the 64th minute. His teammate Thiago Silva wants to launch him with a pass from the defense on the left wing, but the Brazilian is just not healthy. Instead of concentrating on the game, he asked Paris fans to make a little more mood.
In 1-0 by Neymar, Paris St-Germain's strength is exemplary. Liverpoool Firmino lost the ball to the PSG penalty area in an instant, with a double pass between Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, who took the pace and put the ball into the box opposite Edinson Cavani. Neymar exploited the rebound – 12 seconds after the ball was won, the ball squirmed in the goal. You can't play this better.
Gimmick of Tuchel tactics
PSG coach Thomas Tuchel considers exactly how Liverpool can lose its power – leaving the "Red" press. Before 1-0 by Bernat Neymar dropped back skillfully to open a room behind the Liverpool midfielder. When there was enough space, England was once again shocked by the pace of the Parisians.
Stand up applause for Falcao
An applause at a foreign stadium is something special. Not only does Cristiano Ronaldo know that, but also Radamel Falcao. Colombia striker A Monaco arrived in the 55th minute at 0-2 at Atletico Madrid and was celebrated frenetically by supporters at Wanda Metropolitano. The fans apparently did not forget his 70 goals, which he printed for «Atléti» between 2011 and 2013. Maybe Falcao failed to execute a penalty because of a friendly welcome in the 83rd minute.
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