Zapping Our Mondial CAN 2021: the forces of Algeria
While the first part of the season is coming to an end, the time has come to take stock, particularly on the side of PSG. In sporting terms, second place without really convincing in the Champions League will force to negotiate a huge shock against Real Madrid. In Ligue 1, on the other hand, it is a health walk while the first meeting of the Coupe de France was a success.
This overall positive result in sport is nevertheless accompanied by a lot of hiccups internally. L’Equipe draws up a rather worrying observation in its edition of the day, in particular a locker room where many players take liberties with authority, which does not fail to regularly increase tensions. Neymar and Lionel Messi have also been on the front line in recent weeks.
Too much laxity with the stars?
The daily tells a first anecdote where the Brazilian showed up with a big delay and a not really positive attitude to a mandatory promotional event of the club. According to the Team, the Parisian management “sees red” but finally passes the sponge to prevent a possible sanction from leaking out and creates an even bigger controversy. Only, these largesse are also noted by other players who take liberties.
Some choose, after long nights, not to train arbitrarily, and Lionel Messi’s Ballon d’Or post is a new point of tension. The “symptoms of gastroenteritis” of Pulga and Paredes to dispense them from training the day after an evening of celebration in Paris “ends up annoying several of their partners”. The locker room generally criticizes the Leonardo – Pochettino duo for showing too much laxity. Not very reassuring when the big deadlines are looming …
In today’s edition, the Team looks back on the many hiccups that marked the start of the PSG season. With many points of tension. Obviously, Neymar and Lionel Messi notably raised the temperature.