“it is Not very professional. It falls to us to pull out a yellow and then cums like never before.” The anger of Jürgen Klopp to Neymar, the great protagonist of the evening of Wednesday, and the executioner of Liverpool (2-1) in the Champions league, toured the auditorium of the Park of the Princes as a smoke bomb. The German coach of the English had to grant a clear defeat against PSG that took him away from qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League. An uncomfortable situation for the recent European championship runner-up. His anger towards the controversial brazilian striker, author of the winning goal, summed up the feeling of frustration in the ranks of English.
As strong in England (with five goals conceded in 13 league games), the defence of the Liverpool broke into a thousand pieces in the first part of the duel, stunned by the speed of Neymar and your connection on the left side with Kylian Mbappé, who became his best partner in the field under the guidance of Thomas Tuchel's successor, Unai Emery on the bench for PSG. The extreme brazilian, non-existent in the move for the first goal French, Bernat, was resolute in the second to be the origin and the conclusion of a kickback to express, aided in their offensive by Mbappé again on the left side. Neymar scored the goal number 31 of his career in the Champions League (21 with the Barcelona and 10 with PSG), becoming the best gunner of brazilian history in the highest european tournament, with a much more than Kaka. And above all, Neymar Totobo showed for the first time a determining factor in a duel of Champions since his arrival at the club from the French capital by eur 222 million in the summer of 2017 from the Club.
Until now, Neymar had never imposed their law against major rivals in europe with the t-shirt parisian. In his first season, gunned the Glasgow Celtic and Anderlecht, with two goals each in the group stage. In this second, scored a hat-trick against Red Star Belgrade in a win (6-1), which remains under the magnifying glass of the prosecutor's office French for the alleged fixing of the match. He had just gotten a goal in six matches against opponents of great depth as Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Napoli or Liverpool. “And what if Neymar be the new Ibrahimovic, strong against weak, weak against the strong?”, asked the newspaper L'equipe, in its edition of Wednesday.
His performance against Liverpool, marked by their accelerations, their dribbling skills and their provocations, clears a little bit the bad memory that left the fans in paris last season following his tremendous disappointment in the first leg of the knockout round against real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabéu (3-1). Neymar observed how their skids to get faults and his way of wasting time puzzled its rivals English. “See this evening (yesterday) to Neymar was embarrassing. If it continues to do so throughout his entire career, will be remembered by this (their piscinazos) in place of for being a great player,” said Jamie Carragher, ex of the reds. "It's not that PSG did not deserve to win, but we came close to achieving it, and a small obstacle were 500,000 outages in the second half,” he protested Klopp, pointing to the former player of Barça.
With three shots on goal and a goal, Neymar was three times more critical than the Liverpool, which is only found once the networks Buffon thanks to a penalty from their captain, James Milner.