Man City beat PSG 2-0 to book Champions League Final spot

A brace from in form Riyad Mahrez seen Manchester City beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 on Tuesday and send the Blues through to their first ever Champions League final.

It was a historic night for City. And at the final whistle Pep and his players celebrated almost like they might, should they go on and win the competition.

Manchester City vs PSG - Champions League Semi-finals 2nd Leg Highlights

At times it was a backs-to-the-wall performance, and City did have to hold their nerve and keep their discipline. And despite going 1-0 up early on, City still had to endure waves of attacks and pressure from PSG.

The aforementioned discipline was something that disappeared from the Parisians after the break. In the end they were lucky to end the match with only Angel di Maria seeing Red. There was at least two hefty challenges late on in the match that could easily have seen PSG's remaining 10 players further reduced.

One of the most telling sights of the night though was the responses of Oleksandr Zinchenko, Rúben Dias and John Stones, who could be seen celebrating defensive blocks, like strikers would celebrate scoring goals.

When could you have ever have associated that with this Manchester City side in the past? The truth is, you couldn't.

This change in the mind set to defending may well be the reason for this amazing run of form.

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