Angel Di Maria with two goals for PSG vs. Real Madrid
Angel Di Maria with two goals for PSG vs. Real Madrid
AnalysisWhy PSG might finally be the Champions League team to fear in 2019/20
19 September, 2019, 23:14
With their midfield players totally suffocated by the PSG duo of Idrissa Gueye and Marco Verratti, Real struggled to bring the ball forward.
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By the game's dregs the French match director had taken quite an interest in displaying Zidane's furrowed brow in an array of slow-motion close ups on the sidelines as his side continued to stumble, as if painting a picture of the work that the three-time Champions League winning coach has to do to to guide his side back on course.
In the absence of the formidable attacking trio of Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Edinson Cavani, Di Maria provided two first-half goals as PSG suffocated Real throughout and Thomas Meunier added a third in stoppage time.
PSG, confusingly wearing white while the visitors wore dark blue, opened the scoring in the 14th minute when Di Maria latched onto a Juan Bernat cutback from the left byline and fired in, although Courtois should have done better.
"If they follow this performance pattern, they should be considered favourites to win the Champions League", Rivaldo stated.
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"They are very strong, they have great players".
They are now focused on the first task of getting through to the knockout phase from a group featuring Real, Club Brugge and Galatasaray.
"Without them we were not the favourites and it freed the minds of those who were on the pitch tonight, they did not feel the pressure".
"We can do without them for a few games if all the others play at their best", he said.
PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas insists last night's thumping win over Real Madrid wasn't about revenge.
Mauro Icardi made his first start for the home side after his arrival on loan from Inter, but his fellow countryman Di Maria stole the show. "I don't know how many balls he won today", Silva said.
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