10 Mar 2022 | 02:22 | Football
“PSG can’t just start all over again after every loss. We’re not going to throw everything in the trash. We want to win the Champions League and until that happens, the club is fine. The whole team will look at it together. back to improve the situation and maintain the spirit to end the season well in Ligue 1” , sporting director Leonardo said of his future at PSG after the loss to Real.
“Pochettino is still a part of PSG’s plan. We are disappointed but we cannot bury what we did before the game ,” Leonardo confirmed.
PSG lost against Real despite leading 2-0 after 2 matches until the end of the first half. Karim Benzema’s hat-trick made the all-star team, especially the most expensive attacking trio in history with Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, soon stopped in the Champions League.
Talking more about the match, Leonardo sadly: “It was a stunning blow. The first goal (Benzema equalized – PV) changed everything. PSG lost themselves and Real rose in the decisive moment. We I have to accept my mistakes. PSG also do not have the ability to deal with difficult situations.”
“In the first half, we were the better team. And when we suffered defeat, the club needed to analyze a lot of things to know why it happened. PSG will take a long time to do this” , the former player Brazilian player emphasized.
Meanwhile, captain Marquinhos shared after the game: “The 1-1 equalizer is especially important for Real. They are encouraged by the home fans. PSG should have limited some small mistakes in the game. This match. In two games, PSG played better and deserved to go through. But we paid the price for the mistakes.”
Coach Mauricio Pochettino said PSG fans have been yearning for the Champions League for many years. Therefore, the fact that PSG lost to Real in such a way is certainly frustrating for the club’s supporters.
Former midfielder Rio Ferdinand said that PSG committed suicide at the Bernabeu. Expert Graham Hunter of the UEFA homepage thinks that matches like this make the Champions League brand. It contains a series of emotions from sublimation, suffering and the last thing is Benzema’s hat-trick.