On the occasion of this Sunday’s classic between PSG and Olympique de Marseille (8:45 pm), Argentine technicians Mauricio Pochettino and Jorge Sampaoli will be able to protest their sporting views. Asked about his common points with his compatriots at a press conference, the Paris coach admitted that he has only one source of inspiration, in this case Marcelo Bielsa.
Argentina will have an accent in this Sunday’s classic between PSG and Olympique de Marseille (8:45 pm). Especially on the bench, as Mauricio Pochettino and Jorge Sampaoli will have an overwhelming task to lead their team to victory. In a Parc des Princes, which shouldn’t be too noisy due to Collectif Ultra Paris’ decision to remain silent, two technicians will be able to protest their playing ideas.
A day before the shock, the PSG coach was questioned by the press on his common points with his compatriots. If he really didn’t want to play the game, Pochettino readily admitted that he shares the same source of inspiration with Sampaoli: “It’s hard to compare (…) but it’s certain that we’re going to have Marcelo Bielsa.” were inspired”. Hailed by Marseille fans during his one-season stint in Marseille (2014–2015), the latter is now free of any contract after leaving Leeds during the season.
“It’s a match with a special meaning”
With the stars of Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Lionel Messi leading a fiery attack for weeks that seem to find automaticity, the Ligue 1 leader will have to be wary of Marseille en masse.
Even though the Paris players will play in their stadium, Pochettino takes Dimitri Payet’s teammates seriously: “This is a team that is having a good season. Some players have very good technical quality. With qualities in quick strikes It’s a good collective. It’s a game with a special meaning.”