UEFA Champions League Final: PSG Vs Bayern Munich, What You Need To Know
Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain locking horns tonight in a UEFA Champions League final in Lisbon, Portugal.
The two European giants have so far met eight times, all in the UEFA Champions League group stages – Paris SG have won five of those matches, with Bayern winning the other three, including the most recent game in December 2017.
This is Paris Saint-Germain’s first-ever Champions League final, becoming the 41st team to reach the showpiece final.
On the other hand, Bayern Munich who have 5 titles have reached their 11th European Cup/Champions League final, with only Real Madrid playing in more (16).
Paris Saint-Germain have reached only their third major UEFA final, previously doing so in the 1995/96 and 1996/97 Cup Winners’ Cup, winning the former 1-0 against SK Rapid Wien and losing the latter 1-0 to Barcelona.
Bayern Munich have scored 42 goals in 10 games in this season’s UEFA Champions League, with only Barcelona in 1999/2000 scoring more in a single campaign (45), although they played 16 games that season.
Meanwhile, former Manchester United skipper, Wayne Rooney has said despite the depth of the Bayern Munich team, PSG’s duo, Neymar and Mbappe can hurt the Bavarians with their speed and skill.