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Paris Saint-Germain adds 11 consecutive failures in the Champions League

Published:9/03/2023 - 00:30h

Updated:9/03/2023 - 00:30h

The failures of Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League are already commonplace every season at this point in the calendar. With Wednesday's there are already 11 seasons that PSG has accumulated without being able to win the 'orejona', the great Qatari objective

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Paris Saint-Germain completed his enésima successive elimination in the UEFA Champions League from the arrival of the emirate qatarí to the administration of the club. With the fall in front of the Bayern Munich (2-0) are already five the opportunities in which the conjoint Frenchman has sacked in eighth, phase in which they have thrown them, besides, in five of the last seven seasons, where the team registered his best historical performances in the tournament.

And it is that, after the subcampeonato obtained in the 2019/20 (fell in the final in front of the Bayern, 1-0), the then directed group by Thomas Tuchel reached the semifinals in the following season, already with Mauritius Pochettino in the bench. The Manchester City was his hangman before falling, casually, in front of Chelsea of Tuchel in the final (0-1). Previous to these two seasons, the Frenchmen had fallen thrice been still in eighth.

The failures in eighth and fourth, a classical for the PSG

It was in the seasons 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19, these two last already with Kylian Mbappé and Neymar Jr. In the team. In the summer of 2017, to a year of the arrival of Unai Emery, Nasser To the-Khelaïfi fichó to the '7' and to the '10' with a record investment, but there was not form to surpass to the Real Madrid and to the Manchester United, not even after having culminated first of group. In the 2016/17, the FC Barcelona had thrown them in the incredible traced back in Camp Nou, with three goals in the last five minutes (6-1).

Before the gafe of the eighth of final, Paris had crashed four consecutive years in quarter-finals with Carlo Ancelotti and Laurent Blanc in the bench. In the 2012/13, the ones of 'Carletto' fell in front of the Barça of Tito Vilanova in an eliminatory very couple (3-3 global). To the following year was Chelsea the one who deleted them, also in a clear-cut key with drama. Paris would have revancha against the 'blues' in 2015, but the Barcelona of Luis Enrique dismissed them with forcefulness in his way to the triplete (5-1 global).

Bayern And Real Madrid, the last 'hangmen'

This year, it has been the Bayern, again, the attendant to leave to Paris Saint-Germain out of the Champions League. The Bavarians won both parties without fitting goals (3-0) and revived the fiasco lived in the French capital does a year, when the Real Madrid traced them back of incredible form in the last half hour of the party of turn (3-2 global). Further of the millions, the emirate qatarí does not find the formula to satisfy his obsession by the 'orejona'.

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