Kylian Mbappé, author of a double, during the feat of PSG against Bayern Munich (3-2), hailed “a great collective performance” in the quarter-first of the Champions League, praising a group capable of “suffering in team ”to return to Paris“ with a smile ”.
“It’s a great collective performance above all, I manage to benefit from the great collective work”, he said, at the microphone of RMC Sport, about his double, which follows a hat-trick registered in Barcelona in the round of 16 (4-1, 1-1). “I like this kind of match, it hasn’t always smiled on me but I’m not here to hide, I like playing this kind of match and being decisive. “
“After that, we are only at half-time for a big confrontation. We saw that we suffered, but we suffered as a team and we do not have to be ashamed of our performance, because we were solid and we managed to hurt them on our strengths ”, a- he analyzed.
Even dominated, Paris resisted the Bavarian waves under the snow in Munich to take revenge for the final lost last summer against Bayern (1-0) and dream of qualifying for the semifinals.
But Mbappé did not want to ignite: “Now we return to Paris with a smile but we are immediately focused on our match in Strasbourg (Saturday)”, he said, recalling that Paris has abandoned the first place in Ligue 1 by falling against Lille last weekend.
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“We have to make a difference, and we will attack this return match with the same determination as today,” he said, minimizing in passing a crampon hit on a shin: “it’s going to be fine, it hurt that’s all ”.
“Every year, I think it can be my year”
Asked shortly after at the microphone of Sky Germany, the 2018 world champion praised the “efficiency” of the Parisian attackers.
“We scored on all of our opportunities. We also defended well as a team, we come back with a victory even if it was difficult against Bayern, ”he said, without wishing to dwell on his personal record (8 goals in this C1).
“Every year I think it can be my year, but I just think of helping the team, I don’t think of an individual vision. Today it is the team that helped me to score two goals and that is the most important ”, he concluded.
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