The Argentinian midfielder has not forgotten the elimination in the semi-finals of the Champions League last season.
As we meet again, Paris Saint-Germain will cross paths with their executioner in the semi-final of the last Champions League, Manchester City, this Tuesday evening at the Parc des Princes. After being eliminated by the future English champion, the capital club will want to take revenge and do better than last season. However, this double confrontation with Manchester City will not have the same importance since it takes place during the group stage.
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After their opening draw against Bruges, PSG want to bounce back with a good result in front of their home crowd. Leandro Paredes admitted in an interview with the official website of PSG, it will be necessary to show a different face than in Bruges: “Of course, this was not the expected result. It was the first game, there is still a long way to go. We didn’t play badly against Brugge but we could have done better. We didn’t win but we have a Champions League game ahead of us tomorrow. It will be very important for the rest of our journey. We will do everything to be ready“.
“We’re going to face a very good team that knocked us out last season. It hurt us a lot because we had a good first half in both matches. I think we played well but we were knocked out. . We will therefore do everything tomorrow so that the result is favorable to us this time.“, added the Argentinian PSG midfielder.
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Leandro Paredes admitted that there is a smell of revenge in the PSG locker room ahead of the clash against Cityzens: “A feeling of revenge against Manchester City? Without a doubt. As was the case last year against Bayern who had beaten us in the Champions League final a few months before and which we then had to face in the quarter-finals. We have revenge to play“.
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“Knowing how to win at the very end of a match is a strength? Yes, it’s important to know how to suffer. I think there are moments of suffering in every game. We are ready to suffer. The important thing is to know how to suffer. is to suffer together, to suffer in the best possible way, as a group, as a team. I think we are doing it in the best possible way“, added the Argentina international.
Finally, the PSG midfielder did not hide his joy to find the supporters of the Parc des Princes for a European evening: “It makes me very happy to see people at the stadium again. The supporters support us a lot and it’s a different atmosphere with them. It’s great for us, for them and to achieve great things togethere”.