On the eve of Bayern-PSG in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League (Wednesday, 9 p.m.), Parisian captain Marquinhos spoke at RMC Sport’s microphone about the potential keys to the match.
The pressure is mounting. A little more than seven months after the final of the 2020 Champions League, concluded with a German coronation, Bayern and PSG meet on Wednesday evening in the quarter-final first leg of the competition (9 p.m., RMC Sport 1). An opportunity for the Parisians to take their revenge? According to Marquinhos, the stake is not there.
“Each match has its context, it’s a different one today, explained the Brazilian at the microphone of RMC Sport on Tuesday. You have to forget what happened, you learn from your mistakes in order to do better then. if there are players who want to motivate themselves with that, they are free to … “
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“It’s up to us players to have personality”
No revenge therefore, but a desire, all the same, to show that PSG has made further progress. “The group is growing, maturing, with good and bad experiences, continues the captain. We feel that the club is gaining experience. We try to put all the ingredients to be calm, to do what is necessary on the pitch. After on the pitch, it’s up to us, the players, to have personality. “
According to the defender, this is what Paris must focus on first. And not on the absences in the camp opposite, like that of Robert Lewandowski. “I like to face the best, at the top of their form, to test us, observes Marquinhos. If he is not there, other great players will be there. We must focus on their team. Our strength will also be to have a good team and aggressiveness. To score away is important, not to take a goal too. If we can start with the victory like in Barcelona … “