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Jamie Carragher and Peter Schmeichel clash on coverage of PSG’s Champions League win over Atalanta

‘What’s Neymar done now? Stick to goalkeeping!’: Jamie Carragher and Peter Schmeichel clash on coverage of PSG’s Champions League win over Atalanta after the Manchester United legend said ‘don’t cry’ to the Liverpool hero as they disagreed over the Brazilian’s first-half display

  • Jamie Carragher and Peter Schemeichel clashed over Neymar’s performance 
  • The former Manchester United goalkeeper was heavily critical of the Brazilian 
  • Carragher disagreed with Schemeichel’s analysis and the pair argued on CBS
  • The ex-Liverpool man celebrated as Neymar played a pivotal part in PSG’s goals

Jamie Carragher and Peter Schmeichel clashed over the performance of Neymar during Paris Saint-Germain’s victory over Atalanta in the quarter final of the Champions League.

The Brazilian forward endured a frustrating first half as he wasted two great chances to score and Schmeichel was heavily critical, claiming the chances had been gifted to him by Atalanta. 

But Carragher disagreed with the former goalkeeper’s analysis and the pair argued it out on CBS Sports

Jamie Carragher and Peter Schmeichel clashed over the performance of Neymar

Schmeichel told Carragher: 'Don't cry' after he heavily criticised the forward's missed chances

Schmeichel told Carragher: ‘Don’t cry’ after he heavily criticised the forward’s missed chances

‘Please don’t cry,’ Schmeichel told Carragher at half-time before watching on as Neymar played a crucial role in both of PSG’s late goals.

The forward set up defender Marquinhos to score the equaliser before playing an exquisite pass to Kylian Mbappe who supplied the cross for Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting to grab the winning goal.

And the former Liverpool man could hardly contain is delight, jumping out of his chair before aiming a dig Schmeichel’s way. 

The former Liverpool man celebrated when the Brazilian played a part in both of PSG's goals

The former Liverpool man celebrated when the Brazilian played a part in both of PSG’s goals

He assisted the equaliser for Marquinhos before playing in Kylian Mbappe to create the second

He assisted the equaliser for Marquinhos before playing in Kylian Mbappe to create the second

The pundit shouted: ‘What’s Neymar done now, Schmeichel?!’ Only set the two of them up! Stick to goalkeeping!’ 

But Schmeichel stood by his original analysis, claiming Neymar’s team-mate Mbappe was the forward who changed the game. 

‘You know a little bit about football,’ the Dane said in response to Carragher’s jibe.

‘I have to say I’m trying to compare him to players of the likes of [Cristiano] Ronaldo and [Lionel] Messi, [Diego] Maradona, [Robert] Lewandowski and actually Mbappe.

‘I think he changed the game. I don’t think Neymar was brilliant.

‘But I’m so happy for you [Carragher] that you are happy that I was wrong. Let me just remind you, that you are out on your brackets – I had PSG! Forgot that?’ 

Neymar’s side will meet either Atletico Madrid or RB Leipzig in the semi-final next week. 

The French champions will meet Atletico Madrid or RB Leipzig in the semi-final next week

The French champions will meet Atletico Madrid or RB Leipzig in the semi-final next week

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