Ligue 1 giants PSG got the better of Bundesliga powerhouse Bayern 3-2 away from home at the Allianz Arena in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie on Wednesday evening.
France international striker Mbappe scored twice for the visiting team, and Marquinhos found the back of the net once.
Mbappe told PSG’s official website: “We played an excellent match, we suffered a lot, but we reacted as a team. We tried to hurt them with our strengths and that worked this evening.
“But we are only at half-time in the encounter and between the two, we have a very important league match.
“They are a top side, there were no surprises there. We knew that we were coming up against a side that would make us suffer, but you need to get through that in order to win big matches. It’s an excellent victory and a great lead.”
Over the course of the 90 minutes at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday evening, hosts Bayern had 64% of the possession, took 31 shots of which 12 were on target, and earned 15 corners.
Visitors PSG had 36% of the possession, took six shots of which five were on target, and earned one corner.