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PSG eliminate Barcelona to progress to quarterfinals

Baku, March 11, AZERTAC

Paris Saint Germain (PSG) drew 1-1 with Barcelona on Wednesday to qualify for the Champions League quarterfinals 5-2 on aggregate, according to Anadolu Agency.

Kylian Mbappe converted a penalty to give a 1-0 lead to PSG in the 30th minute and Lionel Messi scored a sensational long-range equalizer seven minutes later.

Before the first half ended, Messi had a chance to make the score 2-1, but his penalty was saved by Keylor Navas at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris.

Barcelona failed to score in the second half and the match ended 1-1.

Mbappe netted his 25th Champions League goal, helping his club move to the last 8.

Liverpool advanced to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals after beating RB Leipzig 2-0 at the Puskas Arena in Budapest.

Goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane helped Liverpool qualify for the next phase.

The Reds already beat Leipzig 2-0 in the first leg.

The draw for the quarterfinals and semifinals will take place on March 19.

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