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Barcelona defender describes his emotions on facing Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe - FC Barcelona vs Paris Saint-Germain
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The French forward played a crucial role as PSG overcame Barca and progressed to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Oscar Minguez has opened up on the emotions he felt while facing Kylian Mbappe in Barcelona’s encounter with Paris Saint-Germain.

Barcelona were thoroughly beaten by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last-16 first-leg, with Kylian Mbappe hitting a hat-trick in his side’s 4-1 win at Camp Nou in February.

The second leg ended in a 1-1 stalemate, with Mbappe getting on the scoresheet again, as PSG put an end to Barcelona’s European journey.

“Playing against Mbappe is a pride and a responsibility,” Mingueza told El Larguero.

Mingueza started the second leg but was subbed didn’t even last on the pitch until half-time as he was subbed off at the 35-minute mark. The defender had picked up a booking and was replaced by Junior Firpo for precaution reasons.

He added: “When they changed me I didn’t like it but later the coach took me and asked me if I understood the change, for the yellow one. The staff members supported me a lot”