Arsène Wenger, former Arsenal manager now a consultant on beIN Sports, castigates the attitude of Fernandinho, Manchester City captain against PSG (2-0), Tuesday in the semi-final second leg of the Champions League.
His presence at the kickoff surprised. But Fernandinho, preferred to Rodri in the midfield of Manchester City, recited the expected score of him on Tuesday in the victory against PSG (2-0) in the semi-final second leg of the Champions League. The experienced captain used his vice to harass the Parisians in the game by many mistakes but also in words.
It was he who provoked the expulsion of Angel Di Maria, guilty of a moody gesture by stepping on his foot voluntarily (69th). The midfielder even managed the feat of finishing the match without taking a yellow card despite an accumulation of faults during the match. According to Arsène Wenger, former Arsenal manager now a consultant on beIN Sports, he should even have been sent off.
“I did not like how Fernandinho behaved this evening (Tuesday, editor’s note) because it is provocation, lambasted the French. If you expel Di Maria, you must also expel Fernandinho, in my opinion. he should have already had a yellow card for his provocation on Di Maria and I think both should have taken red. “
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The Brazilian had not started any game at stake with the Citizens this season in the Champions League. Before the return against PSG, he had started only against Porto and Marseille in the pool when Manchester City had already qualified. The choice of Guardiola to line up on Tuesday may have helped bring the Parisians out of the match. This is also another weak point detected by Wenger.
Paris must progress on the discipline
“High level matches require concentration, calm and control, he emphasizes. We cannot ignore that they (PSG) finished both games at 10. It was repeated again. They have to improve the discipline when things aren’t going well. It’s a big part of these games. “