Watch: Man City’s Ruben Dias makes two brilliant blocks with his face v PSG

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Ruben Dias delivered yet another incredible performance as Manchester City beat PSG to reach their first ever Champions League final.

Dias has been a revelation for City since signing from Benfica last summer, helping fill the void left by Vincent Kompany’s departure.

The centre-back has forged a solid partnership alongside the much-improved John Stones and is being tipped as a contender for the Premier League Player of the Year award.

Having kept Kylian Mbappe quiet in the semi-final first leg against PSG, he led a defensive masterclass at the Etihad and the visitors didn’t have a single shot on target. 

After blocking Ander Herrera’s cross with his head in the first half, Dias then put his face in the way to stop Herrera’s goal-bound volley in the 60th minute.

“I think you saw the real character of our team when we went to Paris and were losing 1-0 at half-time but we came back and put on a show,” Dias told CBS Sports after the game. “I think that says the most about our team. When the difficult times come we step up.”


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