PSG played well but paid dearly for its weaknesses in the Champions League semi-final against Manchester City, according to Arsène Wenger, former Arsenal manager, who targets the fragility of the Parisian defense.
PSG left the Champions League feeling helpless in the semifinals against Manchester City. The Parisians, however, worried the Sky Blues during the first half of the first leg. They got off to a good start again on the way back. But the observation is relentless: they finally lost both matches (1-2 and 2-0). For Arsène Wenger, everything was played on Parisian weak points.
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“Things were repeated in the first and second match, analyzes the former Arsenal manager, now a consultant on beIN Sports. All we can say is that PSG, this (Tuesday) evening, has well played, showed good qualities in some aspects of his game but was caught twice on counterattacks. Once with the goalkeeper at the start and again on the second goal. is wondering what they can do better. “
“In these moments, the defense is not good enough to win the Champions League, he continues. They have enormous potential but this is where they have to make corrections. Concentration, calm and control. You can’t ignore that they finished both games at 10. It was repeated again. They have to improve the discipline when things don’t go well. That’s an important part. of those matches. “
On the first leg, Idrissa Gueye was sent off for a foul on Ilkay Gündogan. Tuesday evening, Angel Di Maria received the same sentence for a gesture of humor on Fernandinho. For Wenger, the Brazilian should have been sent off. “At the end of the day, in both games, you pay where you are weak, he concludes. Manchester City had fewer weaknesses than PSG in both games.”