PSG defender Lucas Hernández injured in Champions League semifinal first leg at Dortmund

AP , Thursday 2 May 2024

Paris Saint-Germain defender Lucas Hernández had to go off injured during the team’s Champions League semifinal first leg at Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.

Lucas Hernandez
Paris Saint-Germain s French defender #21 Lucas Hernandez (2R bottom) reacts on the ground next to Paris Saint-Germain s Italian goalkeeper #99 Gianluigi Donnarumma (R) during the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg football match between Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in Dortmund, western Germany on May 1, 2024. AFP

 

Hernández was replaced by Lucas Beraldo in the 42nd minute with what appeared to be a left leg injury. He sustained it trying to stop Dortmund forward Niclas Füllkrug from opening the scoring in the 36th.

Füllkrug latched onto Nico Schlotterbeck’s pass with his first touch and drove it past PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma with his next.

Dortmund took a 1-0 lead into halftime.

The winners of the two-leg tie will play either Real Madrid or Bayern Munich in the final in London on June 1.

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