On the eve of facing Olympique Lyonnais on behalf of the Champions League quarter-final second leg, the PSG women want to draw inspiration from Mauricio Pochettino’s troops against Bayern Munich this week to turn the tide and bring down the ‘OL.
The PSG players will face their Lyon counterparts this Sunday for the quarter-final second leg of the Women’s Champions League (2 p.m., live on RMC Sport 2, RMC Story and BFM Lyon). The Parisians want to be inspired by the mentality shown by PSG against Bayern Munich this week in order to debunk the Lyonnaises, five-fold title holders.
“I want us to use the recent example given by the boys who have just achieved a great performance by eliminating the defending Bayern, said Parisian coach Olivier Echouafni on Saturday. be a reference. “
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The technician of the club of the capital also counts “on the rather important offensive potential” of his team to win the qualification, in spite of the 1-0 defeat conceded in the first leg at the Parc des Princes.
“We are going to move forward because since the start of the season, apart from Bordeaux, we have managed to score in all our travels. Lyon came back from the first leg with victory but there is this second leg. . In addition to the content, it will be necessary to be able to be effective and therefore score at least one goal to go to overtime, or two, or even more to win. We will give everything. “
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Asked about a possible advantage to his family after the many cases of Covid-19 recorded in the Lyon locker room over the past two weeks, which notably caused the rescheduling of the match, Olivier Echouafni preferred to kick in touch:
“We don’t want to ask ourselves that question. We went through this a month ago and I hope the Lyonnaises are doing pretty well. We have to be focused on our game and determined to set up our game without us. ask questions.”
“We had a lot of players in national teams that we picked up just 48 hours ago. I want to say that we are on a bit of a level playing field.”