Kylian Mbappé hopes that the 0-2 victory of Paris Saint-Germain to Manchester United at the end of the attention for the injuries of Neymar and Edinson Cavani. The top talent will find that the French club are also without the duo enough quality.
PSG won the heenduel in the eighth finals of the Champions League thanks to a goal from the twenty-year-old Mbappé. The team of coach Thomas Tuchel therefore has an excellent starting position for the return on 6 march.
“People need to stop with the dramatizing of the injuries and do not need to be afraid. That we have tonight show. We are just good,” said Mbappé after the victory at Old Trafford.
Vedette Neymar is missing already at PSG due to a foot injury. Cavani did in Manchester not by an injury to his hip. “Of course, they are very important for us, but football is on the field played. That we have now proven,” said Mbappé.
For rest left PSG without the duo, offensively still a little visible, because the Frenchmen were not up to a shot on goal. In the second half opened Presnel Kimpembe the score and certain Mbappé, and not much later the final standings.
Summary Manchester United-PSG (0-2)
French clubs should as far as possible’
The affluent PSG dominates for years in the French league, but hopes to now finally also far in Europe. The last years, the Parisians no further than the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Mbappé hopes that not only PSG is doing well. “All the French clubs should as far as possible in the Champions League. The people should support us and we will Olympique Lyon next week against FC Barcelona is also encouraging,” said the attacker.
“We are pleased, but we are only halfway through and we must not also for the return again prepare well. In the last twenty minutes, we had an especially physically challenging.”
Kylian Mbappé put Paris Saint-Germain on 0-2 at Old Trafford. (Photo: ProShots)
Tuchel: “After rust checked, we’
The victory on English soil led largely to the satisfaction at PSG-coach Thomas Tuchel. “We had a good balance between hard work, aggressive play, and the calm in possession of the ball. My team, the pace of the race,” he analyzed.
“For peace, we lost the ball much too easy, because we wanted to quickly searching for the solution. We have that in good harmony discussed. In the second half checked, we the contest.”
The return in Paris on Wednesday, march 6, played. The kick-off is just like the heenwedstrijd in Manchester at 21.00 hrs.
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