Paris Saint-Germain qualified for the 19th French Cup final in its history by beating Montpellier HSC on Wednesday at La Mosson after a penalty shootout. PSG needed penalties to enter the French Cup final. Paris had a scare but recovered the smile. The club of the capital had remained on two disappointments in the Champions League and Ligue 1.
In the pain and the penalty shootout, PSG wins against Montpellier and goes to the final. Paris Saint-Germain was pushed to the penalty shootout, a session from which it emerged victorious thanks to its last shooter, Moïse Kean. Paris will go to the Stade de France on May 19.
Injured in the calf eight days ago against Manchester City, Kylian Mbappé made a sensational return. Kylian Mbappé scored a brace for his return to the Paris Saint-Germain team against Montpellier. He carried the team by opening the score (10th) and restoring the lead at 2-1 (50th).
Although the appointment was of great importance for PSG, Mauricio Pochettino took the liberty of leaving Neymar and Angel Di Maria on the bench at kick-off. Kylian Mbappé threw himself into the arms of his coach after his second goal.
Montpellier devastated to have lost against PSG thanks to penalties.
Clearly dominated, MHSC could nevertheless rely on its fetish duo Laborde-Delort. Laborde was able to score the 1-1 goal with a splendid heavy shot in the 45th minute. While Delort took advantage of his partner’s service to bring the score to 2-2 in the 83rd minute.
“It’s not easy to spend four years at the same club. Michel, who took a team in pain, made it progress. It’s been a total success since he’s been here,” said Daniel Congré.
The French Cup is a kind of shortcut to emerge from anonymity. Montpellier’s dream of becoming a big club this season is spoiled. Der Zak’ will end his four-year term on a taste of unfinished business.
“I am very proud of my team. We are having a great season. Even if tonight we played against a team that was stronger than us and that had many situations, many chances. It’s a shame we lost on penalties. “
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