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PSG player ratings vs Bayern Munich: Marco Verratti drops a CLANGER as Kylian Mbappe goes missing in Champions League loss!

5:09 PM EST 3/8/23
Kylian Mbappe sits Bayern Munich PSG Champions League 2022-23
PSG's stars failed to step up to the mark in a 2-0 loss at Bayern Munich that sees the Ligue 1 side bow out of the last 16 3-0 on aggregate

Marco Verratti's mistake cued a Bayern Munich clinic as the German side struck twice to send Paris Saint-Germain out of the Champions League.

The visitors enjoyed the best chance of the first half, with Vitinha dispossessing Yann Sommer inside the box before poking his shot towards an open net – but Matthijs de Ligt slid in brilliantly to divert his effort off the line.

The Parisians struggled to create thereafter, with Kylian Mbappe rendered anonymous for most of the proceedings.

And the home side deservedly broke the deadlock just after the hour mark, with Eric Chupo-Moting finishing into an empty net after Marco Verratti's giveaway.

Bayern added a second in stoppage time, as Serge Gnabry completed a classy counter-attack to boot PSG out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage without really having to try, triumphing 2-0 on the night and 3-0 on aggregate.

GOAL rates PSG's players from a demoralising night at the Allianz Arena...

  • Gianluigi Donnarumma Achraf Hakimi Bayern Munich PSG Champions League 2022-23

    Goalkeeper & Defence

    Gianluigi Donnarumma (6/10):

    Made a neat save in the first half, helpless for both goals.

    Achraf Hakimi (4/10):

    Lost the wing battle to the rampant Alfonso Davies. Beaten one-on-one too often, and didn't get forward enough.

    Danilo Pereira (6/10):

    Serviceable playing out of position and made one excellent tackle, but doesn't have the instincts of a centre-back.

    Sergio Ramos (6/10):

    The best of PSG's three centre-backs, but perhaps should have scored on a free header.

    Marquinhos (5/10):

    Tried to play through an injury sustained at the weekend but was removed after 35 minutes.

    Nuno Mendes (5/10):

    Anonymous going forward, outclassed by the excellent Kingsley Coman. One to forget.

  • Midfield

    Vitinha (6/10):

    Energetic, silky on the ball, but lacking in his final pass.

    Marco Verratti (5/10):

    Gave the ball away inside his own box to cue up Bayern's opener. A season-defining mistake.

    Fabian Ruiz (6/10):

    Struggled to compete with the Leon Goretzka-Joshua Kimmich pivot. Not the kind of hard-working midfielder PSG need.

  • Lionel Messi PSG 2022-23


    Kylian Mbappe (6/10):

    A few loose touches early, some half-chances late. Another crushing end to a Champions League campaign.

    Lionel Messi (6/10):

    Class for stretches, but really faded in the second half. Epitomised PSG's struggles.

  • Subs & Manager

    Nordi Mukiele (3/10):

    Replaced the injured Marquinhos after 35 minutes. Swiftly substituted at half-time.

    E.C. Bitshiabu (6/10):

    Brought on for defensive solidity in the second half and looked inexperienced.

    Warren Zaire-Emery (5/10):

    Tasked with reviving a struggling midfield, which is pretty hard when you're a teenager.

    Juan Bernat (5/10):

    Legs for a tired Mendes.

    Hugo Ekitike (N/A):

    Last roll of the proverbial dice. Hardly touched the ball.

    Christophe Galtier (4/10):

    Switched to a back five after setting up in a four in the first leg. Contained Bayern's attack far more effectively in the first half. However, PSG were lacking at the other end, failing to create the chances they needed to overturn a 1-0 deficit. He might have coached his last Champions League game for the club.