Press comments on Bayern-Aus: “PSG takes revenge on the executioners of Lisbon”

Press comments on Bayern-Aus
“PSG takes revenge on the executioners of Lisbon”

FC Bayern and Paris Saint-Germain deliver a thrilling Champions League duel. In the end, the Bundesliga team failed, but the international press also had a lot of praise for the disappointed. In France you find drastic words, in Spain you celebrate a superstar.


“Picture”: Bavaria out! How bitter! Victory in Paris is not enough for the semi-finals. Paris delivers with Neymar, Mbappé and di Maria magic football with climbers, hacking tricks and speed dribbling, but does not hit the hut.

“Süddeutsche Zeitung”: out for FC Bayern! One goal too few for the semi-finals. FC Bayern wins the second leg in Paris – but miraculously comes without a goal and in the end all their own attempts to make it 2-0 end up in the arms of goalkeeper Keylor Navas.

“Kicker”: dream of defending the title is bursting! One goal too few in Paris: Bayern missed the semi-finals. After the 2: 3 in the quarter-final first leg against PSG a 1-0 victory was achieved in Paris, but in the end a goal was missing. With that, the dream of defending the title fell through.

“ntv”: Surreal CL drama for FC Bayern. FC Bayern staggers, wins and fails. In the first leg, FC Bayern is the better team and loses. In the second leg, Paris St. Germain is stronger, showing the defending champion scene by scene. Nevertheless, the Munich win. But that’s not enough to avert the elimination in the Champions League quarter-finals.

“Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”: Defending champion FC Bayern is eliminated from the Champions League. Tried everything, but one hit was missing. Bayern are eliminated from the Champions League despite a 1-0 win at Paris St.-Germain. The title defense is missed.

“Spiegel”: Neymar only hits the bar and post, Bayern still fail because of Paris. After the 2: 3 in the first leg, Bayern needed a win with two goals in Paris. Although Paris had the bigger chances, Bayern also took the lead. But it wasn’t enough for more.


“L’Équipe”: PSG suffer against Bayern – but are in the semi-finals of the Champions League. Despite several missed opportunities, Neymar put in a very good performance against Bayern.

“Le Monde”: happy defeat for PSG. Neymar and his teammates have left control of the game to Bayern, but this time within acceptable and manageable limits.

“Le Figaro”: It is priceless that PSG took revenge on the executioners in Lisbon. Neymar and Mbappé were constant poison for Bayern. The duo caused a damn cold sweat for the opponent.

“France Football”: PSG eliminate the defending champions and are in the semi-finals. What a tension! What a game! PSG was scared until the end.


“Daily Mail”: Defending champion Bayern Munich is eliminated from the Champions League. Eric Maxim Choupo-Muting’s goal is not enough to turn the quarter-finals. PSG succeeds in the final revenge.

“Guardian”: PSG keep their nerve despite Choupo-Moting’s goal and knock Bayern out.

“Independent”: PSG knock defending champion Bayern Munich and are in the semi-finals.


“Marca”: PSG beat the champion in yet another ode to football. PSG and Bayern have set up a football memorial that should rest in the Louvre as one of the best knockout games in the history of the Champions League.

“AS”: PSG sits at the Bayern table! With Keylor into the semi-finals: PSG are defeated 0-1, but are in the semi-finals of the Champions League for the second time in the club’s history. Neymar had one of the best games of his career.

“Sport”: Bayern fall on their knees in front of an unstoppable Neymar.

“Mundo Deportivo”: Neymar shows himself – PSG knocks out Bayern! The best version of Neymar returned this Tuesday against Bayern Munich.


“La Gazzetta dello Sport”: Defeated and yet happy: PSG are defeated by FC Bayern, but are in the semi-finals.

“Corriere dello Sport”: Bayern Munich wins, but that’s not enough: PSG in the semifinals.

“”: PSG lose – but are in the semi-finals. A 1-0 win is not enough for Bayern.