Paris Saint-Germain-trainer Thomas Tuchel left Sunday after the painful defeat against Lille (5-1) his frustrations run free. The German thinks that his expensive selection in width is not strong enough.
“We, the players lack”, regretted Tuchel. “We miss guys like Lassana Diarra and Adrien Rabiot, everyone can see that. And yes, I’m also against the chairman say. No one was talking about it when we have games won, but now everyone should be there and think about it.”
PSG has a large margin on the competition in the French league and had Sunday with a point against number two Lille enough to be the second national championship in a row and the sixth in the last seven years to secure.
The wealthy club experienced a very annoying evening in the Stade Pierre-Mauroy. At rest, it was 1-1 due to an own goal in a PSG player Thomas Meunier and a hit of Juan Bernat.
That Spaniard got up in the 36th minute red, then Lille in the second half ended 5-1. It was the first time since december 2000 that PSG five tegentreffers cashed in a competitieduel.
Kylian Mbappé. (Photo: ProShots)
Mbappé gets hard
Star player Kylian Mbappé held after the match with Canal+ and said that PSG “played like beginners” and “lack of personality” had shown. Tuchel did not agree with the harsh words of his attacker.
“It is too easy to say that we have no personality showed. We started well, they had no chance in the first half.”
“But with ten men it was difficult, especially because we are with the sick players had to play guys who are not in action had to come. It is impossible to but sixteen players to have.”
PSG drips down after the defeat in Lille. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Silva and Meunier, long blessurelijst
Tuchel had in Lille by injuries already without attackers Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Ángel di María. In the first half fell to defenders Thiago Silva and Meunier injured.
The German coach also has the whole season already problems in the society. Rabiot has a quarrel with the clubleiding because his expiring contract to renew. The Frenchman has been since december no longer played. The contract of the 33-year-old Diarra was in February dissolved.
“Given the circumstances, we have a good contest played in”, said Tuchel. “I need my players to protect.”
PSG can next Wednesday in the away game against FC Nantes is still sure of the championship, has already Tuchel there a hard head in. “Winning in Nantes? I don’t think so. We go there, perhaps, but with thirteen players to go…”
Stand at the top of the Ligue 1
- 1. Paris Saint-Germain: 31-81
- 2. Lille: 32-64
- 3. Olympique Lyon: 32-56
- 4. Saint-Étienne: 32-53
- 5. Olympique Marseille: 32-51
View the results of the program and the position in the Ligue 1