If he is full of praise for PSG, Pep Guardiola obviously did not look too much at the national history of the club in the capital.
The PSG and Manchester city have an appointment at the Parc des Princes this Wednesday evening in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League. Never before encountered Paris as a coach – whether at Barça, Bayern or City – the Catalan technician is greatly wary of the Reds and Blues, to the point of admitting having nightmares when he thinks of Kylian Mbappé and Neymar.
” They are too good. It’s like when you play against Messi, he’s too good. We can’t stop them », Breathes the Iberian in front of the press, without leaving defeated for all that of course. ” We will try to weaken them and impose our game, that’s all we can do. I told the players, they will counter-attack and create chances … “
PSG champion 9 times in a row?
For sure, Pep Guardiola will have peeled, dissected the Parisian game before doing battle, as usual. As for the record of PSG on the other hand, he will have to come back. ” This team has won the French championship seven, eight or nine times in a row (triple outgoing champion, Paris lost to Monaco in 2017, after four consecutive coronations, editor’s note). Last year they went to the final (from C1) and they’re still in the semi-finals this year. They are a fantastic team! “
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