PSG had an incredible ending against Atalanta. The Parisian team scored two goals during the stoppage time and reached the semifinals for the first time since the 1994/1995 season. It took only 149 seconds from the first goal, which was scored by defender Marquinhos from Neymar’s pass, to the winning goal of Jean-Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting. It was he who became the unexpected hero of the day in the Champions League.
No One Believes in Him
Meanwhile, the Cameroonian was not supposed to play in the Champions League final tournament at all: his contract expired at the end of June, and the club did not intend to renew the agreement. However, striker Edinson Cavani did not want to sign an agreement for two months, so PSG offered Choupo-Moting to stay until the end of August.
Furthermore, it was not in vain: the midfielder came out against Atalanta in the 79th minute, took part in the first goal-scoring, and made history, scoring on the third minute of stoppage time. At the end of the month, Choupo-Moting will still leave, but he will hardly forget such an ending of his playing for PSG.
The Streak of Bad Luck
In most cases, Choupo-Moting rode the pine. In the 31st round, PSG could become the champion ahead of schedule. However, for this, it was necessary to beat Strasbourg at home. But it did not work: when the score was 1: 1, Choupo-Moting stopped the ball flying into the goal with his non-working left foot, and could not finish off with his right. Thus, he missed it. PSG ended up playing 2: 2, and the fans just made fun of the Cameroonian on social networks and generally ridiculed him mercilessly.
Nevertheless, now all of them are waiting for new feats in the semifinals. Will he become such an unexpected hero of the day in the Champions League again? What do you think?
Will Choupo-Moting become an unexpected hero of the day in the Champions League again?
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