Paris St-Germain reached the Champions League semi-finals for the first time in 25 years after beating Atlanta 2-1 on Wednesday.

BBC reports that it was a night of frustration for PSG forward Neymar who looked set to ensure more continental disappointment [SIC] for the French champions as unfancied Atalanta led through Mario Pasalic.

In the match, substitute Kylian Mbappe teed up with former Stoke striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting to slide in the winner, while Brazil forward laid on a 90th-minute equaliser for Marquinhos.

On the 50th anniversary of the club’s founding, it looked like being a familiar tale of failure for PSG on European club football’s biggest stage.

The match unfolded with Thomas Tuchel world’s most expensive player Neymar, missing two glaring opportunities in the match.

In order to salvage the situation, the world’s second-most expensive player Mbappe,came as a substitute.

The talented player displayed class, with his pace and quality. The difference was reflected when his impact helped PSG beat the stubborn Atalanta.

PSG will now face either RB Leipzig or Atletico Madrid in the first semi-final next Tuesday night.