A little sentence from the Manchester City manager was not the most complimentary against his PSG counterpart.
Did the Manchester City players accomplish the most difficult in winning Wednesday night in Paris? If the formation of Pep Guardiola took an option by beating PSG in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League (1-2), we know Kylian Mbappé and company capable of signing great performances this season away, at the image of their success obtained in Barcelona (1-4) then Munich (2-3) during the previous rounds.
The manager of the Cityzens of course recalled it in a post-match press conference, subscribing to the classic discourse which wants humility to be de rigueur: ” It’s a team that is able to do what it wants because it is of quality. “
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The Catalan still sent a little message to his counterpart and former Premier League rival when Maurico Pochettino was coaching Tottenham. ” The first period was very difficult but we found solutions and fluidity in the second. I’m sure Pochettino will watch what happened second and work on it for the final game.r. “
A way perhaps to tell his Argentinian colleague that he beat him tactically by reorganizing the break while the PSG coach made his first changes in the 80e minute of play. Manchester City led 2-1 and Pope Gueye had just been sent off.