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Thomas Tuchel Praises PSG Stars Neymar, Kylian Mbappe After Beating Dortmund


Thomas Tuchel has lauded Paris Saint-Germain's unified effort after beating Borussia Dortmund to reach the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, heaping praise on Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, among others.

Les Parisiens defeated Dortmund 2-0 in a behind-closed-doors game on Wednesday to triumph 3-2 on aggregate and advance past the competition's round of 16 for the first time in four years.

Neymar stooped to head in the opening goal in Paris, while Mbappe brought energy off the bench following a bout of illness in the days leading up to the second leg. Tuchel also hailed the efforts of Edinson Cavani—who started in Mbappe's place—and Pablo Sarabia in particular, per the official PSG website:

"It was really extraordinary.