Kylian Mbappé takes the blame after PSG’s elimination: “The first one who had to score was me” – La Opinion

Kylian Mbappé takes the blame after PSG’s elimination: “The first one who had to score was me” – La Opinion


The Paris Saint-Germain’s defeat against Borussia Dortmund (0-1) in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals which meant the elimination of the French from the competition was a hard blow for Kylian Mbappé who showed his face after the match played in the Parc des Princes.

Despite the emotional moment, the PSG captain did not give any clues about his future for next season but rather took stock of what was achieved this season beyond failing again in the club’s goal of winning the Champions League for the first time. League.

The ‘7’ showed his self-criticism by acknowledging that he did not live up to what was expected in this series in which PSG did not manage to score a goal against a German team that knew how to stand up well in defense to nullify the main offensive weapon which the Parisian coach has, Luis Enrique.

Borussia Dortmund players celebrate in front of Kylian Mbappé after winning their ticket to the Champions League final.
The Borussia Dortmund players celebrate in front of Kylian Mbappé after having earned their ticket to the Champions League final, an event they had not played in for 11 years.
Credit: CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON | EFE

“The first one who had to score tonight (Tuesday) was me”Kylian Mbappé released in the mixed zone after a match that was defined by the minimum for Borussia Dortmund thanks to a goal from German defender Matt Hummels in the 50th minute.

“We are disappointed, we wanted to qualify for the final, but in the Champions League you have to be effective in both areas and in that aspect they have been better than us”added the PSG forward who in the two matches played against the Germans scored a total of six balls on the woodwork.

The 25-year-old forward avoided the topic of his future and was blunt: “It is clear that this was my last game in Europe this season. “We wanted to put all the ingredients in place to win, but in direct elimination matches we have to be effective and we haven’t been.”.

Unlike the quarterfinal series against FC Barcelona, ​​Kylian Mbappé was left without scoring goals, which affected Paris Saint-Germain's chances of advancing to the final.
Unlike the quarterfinal series against FC Barcelona, ​​Kylian Mbappé was left without scoring goals against Borussia Dortmund, which affected Paris Saint-Germain’s chances of advancing.
Credit: TERESA SUAREZ | EFE

With the Ligue 1 title in his pocket with several days left to finish the tournament and the French Cup final still to be played on May 25 against Olympique Lyon, Kylian Mbappé made a positive assessment of what is being PSG’s season beyond this new European failure.

“Not everything has been bad and we still have goals like the Cup final. We are going to continue working and try to win it”The forward commented that this campaign he has been the Parisians’ top scorer with 26 goals in the local tournament and another eight in the Champions League.

Kylian Mbappé, who ends his contract with PSG at the end of this season, is thinking of not renewing with the Parisians and everything seems to indicate that everything is on track for the French player to become a Real Madrid player starting next season. .

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