After losing 1-0 to Bayern in last year's final, PSG now stands one step away from the second final of its 51-year history and remains on course to win it for the first time.
The 22-year-old Kylian Mbappe's goals in the round of 16 first-leg tie made him the first-ever player to score a hat-trick against Barcelona in the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Coach Mauricio Pochettino was manager of Tottenham in the Premier League for five years and led the Spurs to the Champions League final in 2019.
Neymar, who is no stranger to controversies over his parties, allegedly even installed soundproofing equipment to try to avoid bothering his neighbours.
PSG forward Mbappe and Neymar and others voiced their support to Basaksehir assistant coach Pierre Webo after the racist abuse by Romanian fourth official, Sebastian Coltescu.
PSG could have been on the brink of elimination from Group H with a defeat at Old Trafford but Neymar put last season's runners-up ahead in the sixth minute and the world's most expensive player sealed their victory in stoppage time.
Neymar was one of five players sent off after an injury-time brawl including punching and kicking at Parc des Princes.
Angel Di Maria scores a goal and sete up two others in a comfortable 3-0 win over Leipzig making PSG became the first French league club to reach the Champions League final since Monaco in 2004.
A 2-1 victory has sent Paris Saint-Germain into the Champions League semifinals for the first time in 25 years.
After missing four games in the last fortnight with a rib injury, the Brazilian superstar Neymar looked short of match fitness in Tuesday's last-16, first-leg, defeat at Dortmund.
Prosecutors said model Najila Trindade did not produce any of the evidence she claimed she had, including a video that allegedly proved the player attacked her.
Neymar left Barcelona to join Paris Saint-Germain for a world record fee of $263 million, but could make a surprise move back to Camp Nou this summer.
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