MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM, May 4, 2021 (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain captain Marquinhius expressed his regret at the elimination of the French national team in the Champions League semi-finals after the 2-0 defeat by Manchester City (1-2), in On the road to Paris), this Tuesday.
“We presented everything and started well, but we know that the little details make the difference in this type of match,” the Brazilian told RMC Sport TV station.
“We pressed well but the second goal killed us. Manchester City is a high-level team that knows how to keep the ball very well.”
His fellow Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera highlighted the team’s performance.
“We can go with our heads up. We gave everything and were better for 70 minutes. We played well, attacked and created countless chances. He will be in the top four this season. Next,” the player said.
Herrera also questioned the referee’s behavior toward some of his team mates.
He revealed, “There is talk of respect for the referees, but he told (Leandro) Paredes ‘Go for it …!’ If we say something like this, we will be suspended for three or four matches from suspension. ”
Italian midfielder Marco Verratti also complained about the referee.
He told RMC Sport, “He also said (F … se). If I say, I’ll take out ten matches.”
In addition to losing 2-0, with two goals from Riyad Mahrez, the Argentine Paris Saint-Germain team sent Angel Di Maria for kicking Brazilian Fernandinho (69).
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