Bruno Guimaraes made Newcastle United star ‘angry’ by what he did in historic win over PSG

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Dan Burn was one of two Geordies on the scoresheet as Newcastle United beat Paris Saint-Germain 4-1 at St James’ Park.

Newcastle United defender Dan Burn says he is “waiting for someone to wake me up” following a dream night at St James’ Park.

The Blyth-born defender was a surprise scorer as the Magpies recorded a memorable 4-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain on their first Champions League home game for 20 years.

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Miguel Almiron handed United the lead in the 17th minute. Burn then made it 2-0 just before half-time after a lengthy VAR check overruled an offside on Bruno Guimaraes.

Newcastle United's English defender #33 Dan Burn (2L) is mobbed by teammates after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Newcastle United and Paris Saint-Germain at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on October 4, 2023. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) Newcastle United's English defender #33 Dan Burn (2L) is mobbed by teammates after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Newcastle United and Paris Saint-Germain at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on October 4, 2023. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)
Newcastle United's English defender #33 Dan Burn (2L) is mobbed by teammates after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Newcastle United and Paris Saint-Germain at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on October 4, 2023. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) | AFP via Getty Images

And the Brazilian was lucky that was the case with Burn admitting he was “so angry” at Guimaraes for shooting at Gianluigi Donnarumma’s goal initially rather than crossing it at the first attempt.

Speaking at full-time, Burn said: “Crazy. It has not sunk in, I am a bit speechless. We wanted to entertain the crowd and get the crowd behind us, but we did well.

“Amazing. When the flag went up I was gutted. I was so angry for Bruno shooting, it comes back and soon as it got hung in the air I just went for it.”

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Another Geordie in Sean Longstaff extended the lead to 3-0 just after the break. Lucas Hernandez swiftly pulled one back for the visitors before Fabian Schar let fly with an incredible 25 yard strike during injury time.

Burn added: “We knew PSG were not going to change the way they play. The times to play high up the pitch and we had the crowd pushing us, we had that for the last goal with the crowd pushing us on for Fabs [Fabian Schar] goal.”

The 31-year-old then reflected on his journey back to Tyneside. He was released by Newcastle as a kid, and even when making his way back to the top, Burn suffered countless setbacks.

“I just try to survive at that apprentice level and you try to work your way up,” he said. “I was released by Fulham at 25 years old; to comeback and play Champions League football - I am very proud.

“It is like dream I am waiting for someone to wake me up, I am waiting for the bubble to pop. We have a great group and what the gaffer [Eddie Howe] has done with the philosophy we have got.”

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