5 Best Players From 1st Leg

Earlier this week, we were treated to two fascinating UEFA Champions League semi-final clashes. On Tuesday night (April 30), six-time European champions Bayern Munich welcomed record 14-time winners Real Madrid to Allianz Arena for the first leg. The scoreboard flashed 2-2 at the end of the enthralling encounter, setting the stage for a grand showdown at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on May 8.

On Wednesday night, attention shifted to Signal Iduna Park, as Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund hosted Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in the first leg. Dortmund produced a fine performance against Kylian Mbappe and Co. and claimed a 1-0 victory. The Parisians will need to produce a much better showing to turn their fortunes around at the Parc des Princes on May 7.

Today, we will take a look at some of the best performances from the last round, honoring those who delivered them. Continue reading to check out the five standout performers from the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg.

#5 Jamal Musiala — Bayern Munich

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Bayern Munich attacker Jamal Musiala was at the top of his game against Real Madrid on Tuesday night. With Dani Carvajal out due to suspension, Musiala went up against make-shift right-back Lucas Vazquez. The German made the most of his nimble feet to get the best of the Spaniard and create chances for his teammates. In the 56th minute, he drew a foul from Vazquez inside the Madrid box, winning a penalty, which Harry Kane smartly put away to make it 2-1 for the Bavarians.

Throughout the game, Musiala completed 31 passes with 89% accuracy, pulled off five dribbles, and played two passes into the final third. He also made a couple of interceptions, recorded three recoveries, and won 10 ground duels.

#4 Harry Kane — Bayern Munich

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Author : Sushan Chakraborty

Publish date : 2024-05-03 07:47:36

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