The Argentine supervisor is aware of his group have little margin for error regardless of defeating Bayern Munich on Wednesday
Mauricio Pochettino has known as on his PSG aspect to provide a greater second-leg exhibiting than they did at Barcelona final month.
PSG secured an enormous 3-2 away win at Bayern Munich on Wednesday, as a Kylian Mbappe brace helped Pochettino’s aspect take a significant step towards the Champions League semi-finals.
There may be nonetheless work to be performed at Parc des Princes on Tuesday although, and Pochettino needs his aspect to be able to face one other problem towards the Bavarians.
What was stated?
“I’m proud of the consequence, with the perspective of the group which discovered itself in tough conditions towards the perfect group in Europe,” Pochettino instructed RMC Sport. “We should congratulate the gamers for his or her sense of sacrifice. We are attempting to repeat this type of efficiency.
“While you win, it is at all times simpler to clarify your choices, everybody thinks you made the precise selections. The credit score goes to the gamers, they’re the primary protagonists, it’s their high quality that have to be highlighted.
“There have been a number of sacrifices tonight, however we nonetheless have one sport, 90 minutes to play. The primary leg is beneficial however the return can be tough as we all know.
“It is a completely totally different consequence from the primary leg towards Barca, the benefit there may be as small as doable. We hope that our efficiency within the return can be higher than towards Barcelona, that is our need.”
What occurred towards Barca?
Mbappe was inspirational within the last-16 first leg at Camp Nou, as his hat-trick led PSG to a 4-1 win over Barcelona.
PSG began the second leg on the again foot as Barca piled on the stress, however the Catalans have been unable to search out an opener earlier than Mbappe scored from the spot 30 minutes in.
Lionel Messi countered with a purpose from distance however his missed penalty earlier than the break nearly ended Barca’s possibilities, and the match resulted in a 1-1 draw, with PSG advancing 5-2 on combination.
Will Marquinhos be prepared for the second leg?
One of many main negatives for PSG on Wednesday was an harm to Marquinhos, who scored within the first half however then needed to be eliminated shortly after. Pochettino admitted that the standing of certainly one of his key gamers is unclear transferring ahead.
“He felt ache in his adductor, we hope it is not critical and that he can be obtainable rapidly,” Pochettino stated of the Brazilian.