At the microphone of RMC Sport, after the 2-1 defeat of PSG in their semi-final first leg of the Champions League against Manchester City, captain Marquinhos delivered his analysis on the poor performance of his team. He also spoke about the return.
After the 2-1 defeat of Paris Saint-Germain against Manchester City on Wednesday night in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League, Marquinhos reacted to the microphone of RMC Sport. He first spoke about the bankruptcy of the team after half-time, when the first 45 minutes had been very good.
“The second half, we were too far behind, said the Brazilian captain, author of the Parisian opener. We couldn’t get out, the City team were more aggressive, they played higher. C “That was the difficulty. We need to be more consistent in both periods for the next match. There are still 90 minutes left, but we need to perform better to advance to the final”.
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“Above all, you have to have personality”
Asked about the reasons for this difficult return to the locker room, Marquinhos gave some answers: “It’s hard when you run after the ball. Because when you get it back, you can’t get out and keep it. Couldn’t counter them well. Even though we had difficulties in other games, we were stronger. Today, we take two really stupid goals. These are details, it’s the Champions League . We say every time that the details matter. We must manage them better and take advantage of our highlights. “
For the return match at the Etihad Stadium, Marquinhos announces a conquering state of mind: “Above all, you have to have personality. If you don’t believe in it, you shouldn’t even go. warrior, to do whatever it takes to get through. We must not have any doubts now. We have everything we need to reverse the situation “.