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Paris Saint Germain 2-0 Borussia Dortmund: PSG win 3-2 on aggregate after Neymar and Bernat goals

Paris Saint Germain are through to the Champions League quarter-finals after a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund and a 3-2 victory on aggregate.

Goals from Neymar and Juan Bernat in the first-half were enough for the home side playing in an empty stadium in Paris.

Emre Can was shown a red card for Dortmund, who finished the game with 10 men as they narrowly missed out at Parc des Princes.

After losing 2-1 in the first-leg in Dortmund, PSG knew they had to win the game in France and started brilliantly when Neymar headed past Roman Burki.

The big team news before the game was that Kylian Mbappe was not in the starting line-up for PSG amid coronavirus fears earlier in the week.

There wasn’t much in the way of chances in the opening 25 minutes with a great tackle from Presnel Kimpembe on Erling Haaland the highlight.

It was Edinson Cavani who had the first chance when Angel Di Maria played him through and it was a fantastic save from Burki with his trailing leg.

PSG’s growing pressure told on 28 minutes when Neymar opened the scoring with a header from a Di Maria corner.

It was the Brazilian’s second goal of the tie after scoring PSG’s only goal in the first-leg in Germany.

Jadon Sancho had a couple of strikes at goal, with one testing Keylor Navas, but it was rather comfortable for the Costa Rican goalkeeper.

But it was PSG who doubled their lead on the night and put them in front overall in the tie when Bernat scored just before half-time.

The left-back flicked on a low cross from Pablo Sarabia and it went beyond Burki into the far corner to put Les Parisiens in the ascendancy.

The first chance of the second-half went to PSG when Di Maria’s free-kick was well turned behind by Burki in the visiting goal.

Dortmund were struggling to create many chances but Julian Brandt went close with a deflected effort that went just over the crossbar.

There was a mass brawl right at the end of the game which resulted in Can being shown a red card for the visitors.

Dortmund pushed but couldn’t break down PSG, who go into the quarter-final draw.

Di Maria was also involved in the brawl and will miss the first-leg of the quarter-finals after picking up a yellow card.

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