As it happened: RB Leipzig 0-3 PSG 
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That's it for VAVEL UK's coverage of this UEFA Champions League match between RB Leipzig and PSG - we hope you enjoyed it!

Join us for comprehensive coverage of tomorrows semi-final between Lyon and Bayern Munich and the Champions League Final on Sunday. 

PSG celebrations


Angel Di Maria goal: 2-0


Marquinhos goal: 1-0


Full time: RB Leipzig 0-3 PSG

Empathic, precise and powerful, PSG have been superb this evening. 

Neymar has carried the team this evening, he and the number of superstars on Les Parisiens books have proved their worth to the club this evening. 

An excellent performance, they were in cruise control for most of the game, nullifying one of the most potent attacks in Europe. 

Leipzig fell short, they lacked the real cutting edge to get past the robust PSG defence. 

Julian Nagelsmann has earned his plaudits and the 33-year-old will have a long career in the game. 

Leipzig will rebuild and look to go again next year. 

The final will take place on Sunday, with the winner of Lyon vs Bayern Munich to take on PSG in the final. 

Added time

90' There will be two minutes of added time in this semi-final!

Only five minutes to go!

It has been a schooling from Thomas Tuchel's side here is Lisbon this evening. 

Mbappe, Neymar and Di María have caused havoc with the Leipzig defence. 

RB Leipzig 0-3 PSG

81' Leipzig should have scored!

Two world-class blocks from Thiago Silva and Kehrer has kept their clean sheet intact. 

RB Leipzig 0-3 PSG

80' Leandro Paredes struck a fierce volley goal bound after a clearance from Leipzig fell to the Argentine on the edge of the box. 

Gulácsi positioned himself well to keep the shot out. 

RB Leipzig - Yellow Card

79' Poulson and Halstenberg both booked by referee, Bjorn Kuipers. 

RB Leipzig 0-3 PSG

75' Rico is finally called into action this evening. He pulls off a comfortable save from Poulsen.

RB Leipzig 0-3 PSG

70' Neymar is showcasing his skills here this evening. He has really been a joy to watch. 

Has Nagelsmann been over-thinking?

Pep Guardiola was accused of over-thinking his City sides 1-3 loss to Lyon, it's possible that Nagelsmann has over-thought this semi-final. 

Leipzig have not played their natural game. 

Leipzig - substitution

63' Off comes Kevin Kampl. On comes the hero from the Atletcio Madrid match, Tyler Adams. 

RB Leipzig 0-3 PSG

61' Konrad Laimer booked for a foul on Kimpembe. 

GOAL - RB Leipzig 0-3 PSG - Bernat

Heart break for Leipzig. 

After making a good start to the second half the German side have conceded the kiss of death. 

Bernat gives PSG their third of the eveing and surley books their place in the Champions League Final!

RB Leipzig 0-2 PSG

52' Poulsen nods the cross from Klostermann, down to the feet of Schick. Alas the substitute couldn't find the target with his shot. 

RB Leipzig 0-2 PSG

48' Comes to nothing. However, Leipzig have started the second half very well. 

RB Leipzig 0-2 PSG

48' Corner for Leipzig. 

RB Leipzig 0-2 PSG

Second half: Leipzig get us underway for the second half!

Leipzig substitution

Half time change for Leipzig. 

Off comes Olmo and Nkunku. On comes Forsberg and Schick. 

Half time: RB Leipzig 0-2 PSG

Leipzig have been the masters of their own downfall. 

Weak at the back from set pieces and have caused their own problems, with Neymar and Mbappe sniffing around, hungry to pounce, they will make Leipzig pay. 

Marquinhos gave Les Parisiens the lead after 13 minutes, before Di Maria doubled their lead before half time. 

A big 45 minuets coming up for RB Leipzig and their Champions League dream. 

GOAL - RB Leipzig 0-2 PSG - Di María

42' Dear oh dear...

Yet again Leipzig are caught out trying to play out from the back. 

Gulácsi plays a wayward pass which falls to Neymar. The Brazilian magician plays a delightful pass to Di Maria, who slots the ball past Gulácsi to double Les Parisiens lead in this semi-final!

RB Leipzig 0-1 PSG


Neymar so close to scoring direct from a free kick. 

Similar to Joe Bryan's free kick in the Play-off Final, Neymar whipped the ball with venom, around the wall, catching everyone out, including Peter Gulacsi. 

The ball agonizingly hits the post. 

On his day, is there a more audacious player in the world?

RB Leipzig 0-1 PSG

30' Leipzig are growing into the game after a shaky start. 

Perhaps they were suffering from a touch of nerves prior to the match?

Ice cold


RB Leipzig 0-1 PSG

25' Laimer bursts past the PSG defence after a battle with Kimpembe. 

He cut the ball back for Poulsen, who smashes his shot just wide. 

RB Leipzig 0-1 PSG

23' Corner comes to nothing. 

RB Leipzig 0-1 PSG

22' Sabitzer lines up a free kick from just outside PSG's penalty area. 

His shot balloons off the wall and out for a corner. 

RB Leipzig 0-1 PSG

20' Free kick for Leipzig inside their own half after Neymar fouled Mukiele.

RB Leipzig 0-1 PSG

17' PSG have found a weakness in the Leipzig side. 

Set pieces. Both from a free-kick position and from corners, PSG have caused havoc at the back for Nagelsmann's side. 

GOAL - RB Leipzig 0-1 PSG - Marquinhos

13' GOAL! 

A wonderful ball from Di María catches the Leipzig defence out. 

Marquinhos drifts through the crowd of bodies to give Les Parisiens the lead in this semi-final!

RB Leipzig 0-0 PSG

10' Corner for PSG. 

Marquinhos lept above the Leipzig defence and sees his effort just wide. 

RB Leipzig 0-0 PSG

PSG have the ball in the back off the net but its ruled out!

Gulacsi's clearance was poor and fell to Neymar. 

The Brazilian superstar played through Mbappe who rolled the ball into the back of the net, only to see a free kick given for a handball in the build up to the goal. 

RB Leipzig 0-0 PSG

So close from Neymar!

The Brazilian ran through the Leipzig defence after a great ball from Mbappe. 

Neymar poked the ball goal bound only to see his shot hit the post!

Huge let off for Leipzig.

RB Leipzig 0-0 PSG

2' Early chance for Leipzig!

Nkunku hammered a shot towards goal after nice link up play between Die Roten Bullen. 

The former PSG' players shot was an easy save in the end for Rico. 

RB Leipzig 0-0 PSG

1' Thiago Silva whips a delightful ball into the box but Sergio Rico jumped highest to claim the cross. 

RB Leipzig 0-0 PSG

1' PSG get us underway!

Here come the teams!

Kick off is moments away here at the Estadio da Luz!

PSG Starting XI


RB Leipzig Starting XI


The stage is set!


Pre Match Facts

-This is the first ever competitive fixture between the two sides. 

-Both sides are aiming to make it to their first Champions League Final. 

-PSG are yet to lose to knock-out game against a German side. 

-This is the first time PSG have reached the semi-final in 25 years. 

-This is the first time RB Leipzig have made the semi-finals. 


Student vs Teacher

This clash will see PSG manager, Thomas Tuchel come up against his old student and RB Leipzig boss, Julian Nagelsmann. 

Nagelsmann came into the game thanks to Tuchel when the pair were at Augsburg. 

Now 33-year-old, Nagelsmann is one of the hottest properties in the game and will face off against Tuchel, who brought him into the managerial World. 

Tuchel on facing his student, “I could not imagine that 12 years after coaching him I would be going up against him in the semi-final. We did not have enough staff and as he was injured we asked him to do some scouting. It was afterwards at Munich that he began to become a coach with the youth teams."

RB Leipzig 2-1 Atletico Madrid

Atalanta 1-2 PSG

Tuchel Pre Match Comments

"This is our strong point," he said of Neymar and Mbappe. "They always make the difference. It's a good mix between Neymar who dribbles and Kylian who brings speed and who is hungry to score all the time."

"In each team, you have small connections. The two together are exceptional."

"Neymar is a little bit different as a leader. He has quality, a lot of confidence in the field, courage too."

"He always wants to win and he always wants to fight. He loves competition and that is essential for a leader."

"Today, I am here, with PSG. It's a great gift for me. I am very humble and very happy to live this moment."

"It's incredible that we find ourselves in the semi-finals, but at the same time it's natural. It's my job and his. Julian likes to change his tactics from match to match. He adapts. It was the DNA of Hoffenheim, and now of Leipzig."

Nagelsmann Pre Match Comments

"I believe that we can hurt the opponent more if we ourselves a lot have the ball and want to create opportunities."

"There is no such thing as a perfect football game, but when you see all the trappings and the pressure, you have to at least say that my team has a perfect attitude."

"The guys weren't nervous, but totally liberated, greedy and industrious. It's also clear that not everything works 100 percent in terms of play. That's why I didn't tell the guys in advance that I expected everything to go perfectly."

Stay tuned!

That's all for now, but check back an hour or so before kick-off for the confirmed starting XI's from this UEFA Champions League semi-final between RB Leipzig and Paris Saint-Germain!

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PSG Form Guide

Champions League: DWLWW

All competitions: WWWWW

RB Leipzig Form Guide

Champions League: DDWWW

All competitions: DLWDW

Predicted XI's

RB Leipzig: Gulacsi; Klostermann, Upamecano, Halstenberg, Angelino; Laimer, Kampl; Sabitzer, Olmo, Nkunku; Poulsen.

PSG: Rico; Kehrer, Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat; Di Maria, Paredes, Marquinhos, Neymar; Mbappe, Icardi. 

RB Leipzig Team News

Leipzig have a fully fit squad, with manager, Julian Nagelsmann, having a plethora of options to choose from. 

The 33-year-old, will thinking of tinkering with his squad, in an attempt to freshen the line-up against PSG. 

PSG Team News

Kylian Mbappe came on to change the game for PSG against Atalanta. His pure pace caused havoc for the Atalanta defence. 

The French wonderkid, and World Cup winner is expected to be fully fit to start this semi-final, after recovering from a challenge in the French Cup Final. 

Angel Di Maria will be expected to start after serving a suspension against Atalanta.

Marco Verratti and first choice goalkeeper, Keylor Navas, however, will both be unavailable for selection. 

The first semi-final match!

This is the first UEFA Champions League semi-final in this mini tournament in Lisbon. 

Both sides will be hoping to reach the final for the first time in their history!

Leipzig have taken down Tottenham Hotspur, Benfica and Atletico Madrid on their way to the semi-final. 

As for PSG, they staged a last minute turnaround against Atalanta last time out, with an Eric Choupo-Moting 90th minute goal to set up Les Parisiens first semi-final in 25 years. 

Stadium & Kick-Off Time

RB Leipzig vs PSG will be played at Estadio da Luz, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Kickoff time is scheduled for 20:00 BST.

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