The performance of some PSG players on Tuesday against Manchester City was not to the liking of Emmanuel Petit who pointed out their attitudes after the defeat conceded on the lawn of the Etihad Stadium.
the PSG showed a worrying face to say the least on Tuesday during the shock of Manchester City. Authors of a very insufficient performance, Mauricio Pochettino’s men opened the scoring soon after the return from the locker room, they finally logically bowed (2-1). The capital club, well helped by Leipzig, wide winner in Bruges (0-5), is nonetheless once again qualified for the knockout stages, which the Argentine technician was satisfied with.
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« I am very satisfied with all the players. Considering the circumstances at the start of the season, it’s good to be qualified “, He launched in a press conference. Surprisingly positive words, to say the least, incomprehensible to Emmanuel Petit. “I’m a little fed up with him protecting his players, they should get into them. There are some who have lost sight of the fact that in football we win as a team. We have seen this on several occasions, but it was screaming. I have seen scandalous behavior ”, entrusted the former world champion, to the comments on RMC Sport 1. A reference to the lack of investment of certain Parisian players and to their reaction when their teammates did not hesitate to reproach them for not providing enough efforts.
A heated exchange thus opposed Neymar and Leandro Paredes shortly after returning from the locker room but was not the only one. “What annoys me above all is the disrespectful behavior of certain players towards certain partners. When we point out to them their shortcomings and their duties, some players take it badly. It becomes unbearable. We have seen him again on several occasions “, did not fail to underline Emmanuel Petit, not surprised by the difficulties of the Parisians. “This is the eternal debate. With the arrival of Lionel Messi this summer, it was said that it was going to be hard for Mauricio Pochettino to find a tactical balance. We saw it again “, he explained while the MNM was very weak in the defensive withdrawal.