Bayern defender shares how to disable Kylian Mbappe
Dayot Upamecano nearly denied Kylian Mbappe the opportunity to score in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16 after coordinating with teammates.
On March 8, Upamecano said, “We know PSG wants to make the most of Mbappe,” following the 2-0 victory in the second leg at the Allianz Stadium. “Despite the difficulties, I made an effort to deal. Teamwork allowed us to carry out the plan we had in place. I was aware that I needed to limit Mbappe’s area because of De Ligt and Stanisic.”
This strategy allows Upamecano and his teammates to make Mbappe’s shot nearly impossible. Mbappe was also gone during PSG’s 0-1 loss in the first leg at Parc des Princes.
PSG approached the game fiercely since they needed to win to maintain their aspirations, but they were unable to score on their few chances. Most notably, 38 minutes into the empty goal, midfielder Vitinha’s goal was broken on the goal line. Later, after 61 minutes, the visitors made a mistake by giving the ball to Choupo in front of Marco Verratti’s penalty area. scoring was started by Moting. Serge Gnabry’s corner ƙicƙ in the 89th minute gave Bayern the win.
Upamecano stated, “We capitalized on the opponent’s error. “We demonstrated today that Bayern is a team. Thankfully, I’m okay. I’m still a young player, but I get to play with great players, and Thomas was one of those that helped me out. Muller at Bayern or France international Olivier Giroud.”
PSG played better in the first half, but Bayern were more dependable and exerted more effort after the break, according to winger Kingsley Coman. He claimed it was as a result of the squad being more self-centered.
Mbappe works with Upamecano and Coman in France. Together, they advanced to the 2022 World Cup final, where Mbappe scored a hat-trick but Coman missed a penalty that cost France a victory over Argentina.
Bayern preserved their chance to win three games this season with the final score of 3-0 and advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals. With 49 points after 23 games, they are ahead of Dortmund in the Bundesliga by the same number of points and in differential. Bayern gears set to face Freiburg in the German Cup quarterfinals.
Mbappe: ‘How long will this disappointment last?’
After their defeat to Bayern Munich by a score of 0-2 in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16, which took place on the morning of March 9, the French striker was unsure about his future.
Once more, our expectations have not been met. Kylian Mbappe asked in an interview after the loss in Germany, “How long will this disappointment last?” He also rеvеаlеԀ about the future with a melancholy gaze and said, “I don’t know, now we are talking about this season and I don’t care about anything else.”
The French striker continued, saying, “What is my future?” I am keeping a level head, and the only thing that is on my mind right now is winning the national title. We will discuss this upcoming season as well as future ones (next season). – Reporter), everyone will be informed about my upcoming plans.”
The French club Paris Saint-Germain was ousted from the Champions League at the round of 16 for the second year in a row. The reigning French champion suffered a comprehensive defeat at the hands of Bayern, which resulted in a total score of 0-3 for the match. Mbappe was unable to score or assist the Paris club in their match against the representative from the Bundesliga.
The underwhelming showing that Paris Saint-Germain had in Europe has continued to stoke ruмors over Mbappe’s possible transfer to Real Madrid. The current agreement that Mbappe has with PSG will run out in June of 2024, but there is a clause in the contract that allows for an additional year to be added if both parties so choose.
About this time last year, reports began to circulate that Mbappe intended to quit PSG at the conclusion of the 2022/23 season. RMC has reported that the striker who was born in 1998 is no longer interested in continuing to contribute to the Paris team. The player felt misled by the leadership of the French club, and he was saddened since promises made since the summer have not been delivered.