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(Champions League) Borussia Dortmund 2-3 Monaco : Mbappe Hits Twice In Germany

(Champions League) Borussia Dortmund 2-3 Monaco : Mbappe Hits Twice In Germany

The French side Monaco took the advantage in Germany in the Rearranged fixture with Dortmund in the Quarter Final First Leg of the UEFA Champions League.

The French side took a two goal lead by the 35th minute also missing a penalty before the break. Fabinho would have had the first goal in the 17th minute, but his effort was seen to fall off target, two minutes later the lead  are from Kylian Mbappe while Monaco's second away goal came via the head of Dortmund defender Sven Bender - deputising in place of Bartra in Tuchel's back three.

Monaco lacked first-choice full-backs Djibril Sidibe and Benjamin Mendy, as well as midfield shield Tiemoue Bakayoko, they stifled Dortmund smartly as their defense failed to defend against the persistent French side in the first 45.

Ousmane Dembele replied 12minutes into the second 45 to bring back hopes for the German side but this didn't last as the youngster Kylian Mbappé gave the Visitors another two goal lead 11 minutes to the end. Kylian Mbappé is the youngest player to score two goals in a Champions League knockout game (18 years, 113 days).

The game wasn't ended until Shinji Kagawa's magnificent run reduced the goal deficit in the 84th minute which will leave the Germans a goal deficit as they head into the Second leg of the the tie in France.

Watch Highlights Of This Clash Below

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