Mbappe Furious with FC Barcelona

Is Mbappe Really “Furious” with FC Barcelona? Le Parisien Reports

Kylian Mbappe was “absolutely enraged” when FC Barcelona defeated his PSG team 3-2 in the first leg, according to Le Parisien, which cited unnamed sources.

Kylian Mbappe Frustrated After defeat to Barcelona

The French publication delved into Mbappe’s purported frustration with his team’s performance and his inability to make a significant impact on the pitch.

Despite leading 2-1 by two goals early in the second half and appearing to be well on their way to overwhelming the Catalans, Luis Enrique’s squad lost to a remounted as both Raphinha and Andreas Christensen found the net.

On the biggest of platforms, Mbappe had a poor performance, with his team’s goals coming from Vitinha and former Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele.

He failed to score in 90 minutes due to being neutralized by Pau Cubarsi, a 17-year-old when he tried to move into the centre, and by Jules Kounde, a teammate from Les Bleus, and Ronald Araujo when he tried to hurt the opposition along his preferred left flank.

Mbappe was anticipated to make an impact by both the people in Paris and its Spanish equivalent, Real Madrid, after his contract with PSG expires on June 30. As a player hoping to win the Ballon d’Or one day, Mbappe was expected to make a difference.

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PSG and Mbappe Targets Champions League Final

Described as “obsessed” with reaching the Champions League finals and proving his worth in pivotal moments, Mbappe aims to showcase his ability to be a decisive player on the grand stage.

While Mbappe’s track record includes notable achievements such as a hat trick in the 2022 World Cup final, his quest for greatness in the latter stages of the Champions League remains unfulfilled.

However, in the 2nd Leg, he did score twice helping his side on their way to the semifinals. Mbappe and PSG will be determined to reach the finals after knowing they will be now facing Borussia Dortmund.

The Semi-final tie between PSG and BvB is Scheduled to take place on the 1st of May and Mbappe would be eager to depart the French Capital with a UCL trophy at the end of this season.