At the microphone of RMC Sport after the elimination of PSG against Manchester City, this Tuesday evening at the Etihad Stadium, Mauricio Pochettino made a positive speech, insisting on the need to be based on the good points of the two semi-finals to progress and come back stronger next season.
Mauricio Pochettino keeps his head held high, despite Paris Saint-Germain’s 4-1 defeat in the two semi-finals against Manchester City. At the microphone of RMC Sport, Tuesday evening at the Etihad Stadium, the Argentine coach said he was “proud” of his players and the collective performance.
“If we analyze the two games, we dominated a very difficult team to control,” said Mauricio Pochettino first, saying that PSG lacked a “small percentage of luck” to make the difference on their chances. “Manchester City were more clinical than us. They scored the right goals. We played the game we wanted with the desired plan,” he added.
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“We gave everything”
“I am disappointed, because we deserved better, nevertheless admitted the Parisian coach. But we must be positive. We arrived here having beaten Barcelona and Bayern. It’s a shame not to reach the final, but the The team never gave up. They fought to the end. We played ten against eleven on the first leg and back for 30-45 minutes. It wasn’t for us. We’re going to go back. by being strong, the club and the players will be ready to win the remaining matches. “
During this interview, Mauricio Pochettino was also questioned about the words of Ander Herrera and Marco Verratti who claimed that the referee had insulted the Parisians. “That’s what the players are saying,” he replied laconically, preferring to stress that this post-match controversy was not going to change anything in the sporting outcome.
“We have to improve, but the way in which these two games dominated must give hope for the future, he concluded. Obviously, the fans are disappointed, too, but we gave everything you know. You know. can lose, but always give everything you have. And I’m really proud of the players, because they really gave everything. “