Victory for the German champion secures a lucrative treble after it also won the league and domestic cup earlier this year.

Despite all the attacking talent on display, one goal was enough to separate the two sides with former PSG man Kingsley Coman heading in the winning goal during the second half.

Coman, a French international, guided his header into the bottom corner to add yet another trophy to his cabinet.

The 24-year-old has won the league title in every season he’s spent as a professional player, starting with PSG’s Ligue 1 victory in 2013.

Meanwhile, it’s yet more European disappointment for PSG which was playing in its first final.

The French champion, which was also bidding for a treble, has become obsessed with winning the Champions League since Qatar Sports Investments bought the Parisian club in 2011.

More than one billion dollars has been spent on the playing squad but stars such as Neymar and Kylian Mbappe were unable to get their side past a dominant Bayern which is still unbeaten in 2020.

Kingsley Coman celebrates scoring the game's only goal.

Cagey final

Played behind closed doors at the Estádio da Luz, this wasn’t the classic final many had hoped for after both sides scored so freely throughout the tournament.

Brazilian Neymar was denied the opener by a superb save from Manuel Neuer before Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski hit the post and had a header saved during an otherwise cagey first half.

Bayern’s high defensive line, in many ways its greatest strength, also gave encouragement to the lightning fast PSG attackers.

Mbappe and Neymar spent the night on the shoulders of Bayern’s defenders, waiting for the trigger to run in behind, but failed to convert when given the chance.

The second half hardly improved in terms of quality with Coman providing the game’s only piece of decisive attacking play.

Manuel Neuer lifts the Champions League trophy in front of his team.

Dominant Bayern

Bayern has enjoyed domestic dominance in Germany — it has now won eight consecutive Bundesliga titles — but success in Europe has been hard to come by since its last Champions League triumph in 2013.

However, under Hans-Dieter Flick, Bayern has been on an incredible unbeaten run and was favorite to triumph over PSG’s glittering stars.

With Sunday’s victory, it become the first team to win all 11 Champions League games from the group stage, scoring 43 goals in those matches.

Striker Robert Lewandowski had one of the greatest individual seasons in the competition’s history but failed to get the two goals needed to match Cristiano Ronaldo’s record haul of 17 in a single campaign.

PSG fans chant near the Parc de Princes Stadium as they prepare to watch their team play.

Memorable Champions League

It’s certainly been the strangest Champions League in the competition’s history. It started over a year ago in June 2019 but the pandemic caused a lengthy postponement and a change to the tournament’s format.

The final knockout stages have been held behind closed doors in Lisbon under restricted conditions, with one knockout tie replacing the two-legged affair.



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