In a thrilling match, Manchester City defeated Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) 2-0 in the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 ties, securing their spot in the quarter-finals with a 3-1 aggregate victory.
City came into the match with a 1-0 lead after a closely contested first leg in Paris. PSG was hoping to turn the tie around and make it to the quarter-finals for the seventh straight season. But it was Manchester City who started off the match on the front foot, with Riyad Mahrez scoring in the 11th minute to give City a 2-0 lead on aggregate.
PSG tried to push forward and get back into the tie, but City’s defense held strong, and they were unable to create any clear-cut chances. City doubled their lead in the 63rd minute when Phil Foden scored a brilliant goal to make it 2-0 on the night and 3-0 on aggregate.
PSG continued to push forward, and they finally got on the scoresheet in the 71st minute when Neymar scored from the penalty spot. The Brazilian had been the main threat for PSG throughout the match, but City’s defense had done a good job of keeping him in check.
Despite PSG’s late push, City held on to win the match 2-1 and secure their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the fourth straight season. It was a deserved victory for Pep Guardiola’s men, who were the better team over the two legs.
Manchester City will now wait to find out who they will face in the quarter-finals, with the draw set to take place on March 19th. They will be hoping to go one step further than last season when they were knocked out in the final by Chelsea.
In conclusion, Manchester City’s 2-0 victory over PSG in the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie secured their spot in the quarter-finals with a 3-1 aggregate victory. It was a well-deserved victory for City, who were the better team over the two legs. They will now wait to find out their opponents in the next round.