Obviously happy with the victory of PSG on the field of Bayern this Wednesday evening in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League (3-2), Mauricio Pochettino lingered at the microphone of RMC Sport on the state of mind and the combativeness of his men.
Paris suffered, Paris was afraid, sometimes, but Paris won. To courage. After the success of the Parisians on the field of Bayern Munich (3-2) this Wednesday evening in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League, Mauricio Pochettino made a point of emphasizing at the microphone of RMC Sport the combativeness of his men.
“I am happy with the result, and the attitude of the team which has found itself in difficult situations against the best team in Europe in recent years, reacted the Argentine technician. We must congratulate the players for their condition. of enormous spirit, their remarkable sense of sacrifice. We really try to repeat this kind of performance. “
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“When you win, it’s always easier to explain your decisions”
If PSG won, it is also thanks to the double of Kylian Mbappé, positioned once is not customary at the forefront of the attack. “When you win, it’s always easier to explain your decisions, everyone thinks you made the right choices, laughs Pochettino. But the credit goes to the players, they are the main players, it is is their quality that must be highlighted. There have been a lot of sacrifices tonight. But we still have one game, 90 minutes to play, the first leg is favorable but the return will be difficult, as we know. “
The second round against Barça in the round of 16 reminded us of this … “But this is a totally different result from the first leg against Barça, the advantage is as small as possible, specifies the Parisian coach. . We hope that our performance in the return will be better than against Barcelona, that is our desire. But there is always a mountain of elements to take into account to obtain a result … “