The way in which Paris Saint-Germain Wednesday at home onderuitging against EA Guingamp in the Coupe de la Ligue Thomas Tuchel angry. The coach of the Parisians is critical of his own team, but especially to the referee.
Arbitrator Benoît Bastien gave Guingamp in the second half with three penalties. Two of them were used, so the hekkensluiter of the French league with a 1-0 retardation omboog and the leader of the Ligue 1 left off in the cup.
“About the second penalty kick we don’t even have, because then I get angry. There was really nothing to worry about,” says an incensed Tuchel about the bizarre second half at the Parc des Princes.
“The referee went on the advice of the VAR, a further check and knew him then still. Everyone with us had the feeling that to him it was satisfying to get us a penalty against.”
Neymar had PSG in the 63rd minute, still on lead, just after Marcus Thuram – the son of the French record international Lilian Thuram – the first penalty kick was missed. In the final lap he would touch from eleven meters, just as Yeni N’Gbakoto.
Marcus Thuram used just for time the third penalty kick of Guingamp and took 1-2. (Photo: ProShots)
‘Would be against Real, Barça or Bayern never happen’
The 45-year-old Tuchel has no good word to say about referee Bastien and suggests that giving three penalties to one team in the Champions League, for example, will never occur.
“It is impossible to do something like that. If we are against Real Madrid, Barcelona or Bayern Munich three penalty’s, we can one hundred years of waiting. That will never happen. Today it happened unfortunately,” said the German.
Through the elimination in the Coupe de la Ligue is PSG still on three fronts: the league, the Champions League and the Coupe de France, the other French cup.
In Ligue 1 is PSG yet unapproachable with 47 points from seventeen matches. The advantage on the number two Lille, who also have two games more played, is already thirteen points. In the eighth finals of the Champions League encounter, the team of Tuchel at Manchester United.
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