PSG hosted the first UEFA Champions League Round Of 16 Feud in Parc des Princes and won the match 1-0 against the La Liga toppers Real Madrid.
Kylian Mbappe was awarded the Champions League Man Of The Match for his amazing last moment goal assisted by Neymar after the Club heavyweight Lionel Messi, missed a penalty chance against Thibaut Courtois.
Kylian’s Match Stats
He played the full-length 90′ match, without Coach Poch substituting him.
Scored 1 goal which was the only ball that found the back of the net and hence assisted none.
The Left-Winger attempted 7 shots in total, with 2 getting blocked by white shirts, 1 was off the target, 4 were on the target and only one went past the Belgian Wall Courtois.
Mbappe made 6 efforts to dribble, out of which 4 were successful, winning 1 penalty for his team in the 61st minute that Messi failed to land in the net.
The Frenchman went on to seek 71 touches on the ball, made 40 accurate passes with one accurate long ball delivery and directed 1 key pass where he found no one in the box to convert the chance. In the midfield play, Mbappe won 6 out of 9 ground duels and participated in none of the aerial ones. He lost ball possession 13 times, was fouled twice and attempted 0 fouls.
The Forward player made 1 interception and wasn’t dribbled past one single time contributing mildly to his team’s defence.
Mbappe’s Champions League 2021/22 Campaign So Far
Paris Saint-Germain has played 7 CL matches so far this season, winning 4, 2 matches to end on equal scores with no result and lost 1 against Manchester City in the Etihad. Kylian has played in all of these matches, scoring 5 goals and 4 assists, he took a total of 22 attempts. With an average speed of 33.88Km/h, he is counted as one of the top 5 fastest players in 2022.
He has been felicitated with Champions League Man Of The Match 3 times, which were against Club Brugge, RB Leipzig and Real Madrid in this season.
MVP. 💪🏽🙏🏽🏆 @ChampionsLeague pic.twitter.com/WS2blAPsM0— Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappe) February 16, 2022
The World Cup winner had a wonderful game last night. He had the quickest movements on the field with the likes of Hakimi and Vinicius present.
The fans are happy and pleased with his performance. Reporters, Pundits and fans from all around the world are praising him for his last-minute step-up, which reflects great composure, leadership and dedication In his character and also eliminates misconception of his commitment to the team since he is heavily linked with joining Real Madrid in the upcoming Summer when the ongoing season comes to a conclusion once and for all.