Monday, May 20, 2024

UCL: You killed the game – Gundogan blames Barcelona teammate for PSG defeat


Barcelona midfielder, Ilkay Gündogan, has stated Ronald Araujo’s error price them within the Champions League quarter-final tie towards Paris Saint-Germain.

Gundogan claims they gave the sport away “in the most straightforward method.”

Barça led 3-2 from the primary leg in Paris and Raphinha put them forward within the twelfth minute lead on the Olympic Stadium.

Nevertheless, after half an hour Araújo was despatched off for a last-man problem on Bradley Barcola.

PSG got here again to win 4-1 on the evening, advancing 6-4 on combination to arrange a semi-final towards Borussia Dortmund.

“If he fouled him, I suppose it’s a purple card. I haven’t seen the replay. It’s tough to say, in these essential moments, that you must remember to get the ball.

“In the event you don’t get it, and I don’t know if he did, it’s a must to keep away.

“I favor to concede a objective there or to go away the striker one on one, although he performed the ball fairly far forward, so I don’t know if he would attain the ball. However let the goalkeeper have an opportunity to avoid wasting us and even concede a objective.

“To get a purple card, to go a participant down so early, it simply kills the sport,” Gundogan instructed CBS.

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