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Kylian Mbappe scores last-gasp winner against Real Madrid after Lionel Messi misses penalty for PSG

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(CNN) Kylian Mbappe scored a wonderful last-minute goal to inspire Paris Saint-Germain to a 1-0 victory against Real Madrid in their Champions League round of 16 first-leg tie on Tuesday.

The game looked to be drifting to a goalless draw before the Frenchman drove at the Madrid defense and slotted a fine finish past Thibaut Courtois in the 94th minute of the match.

It came after Lionel Messi saw his second-half penalty saved by the Madrid keeper.

PSG would have been frustrated had it not capitalized on its dominance at the Parc des Princes stadium — the host had 21 efforts on goal compared to Madrid’s three and dominated possession.

But despite Messi, Mbappe and eventually Neymar on the pitch, it took a last-gasp effort from the brilliant Frenchman to earn the win.

Mbappe, who has been linked with a move to Real Madrid next season, had been the most threatening player throughout the match with his pace and trickery giving Madrid’s defense nightmares at times.

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