PSG coach said: “The favorite person is always the champion. This is currently the best team in the world.”
Mauricio PochettinoParis Saint-Germain coach guarantees Bayern Munich is the favorite In the Champions League quarter-finals, because they are the current defending champions.
“The theoretical favorite is always the champion. Currently, this is the best team in the world. They have just won six championship titles. We must respect this. We are ambitious,” he said in a press conference before the game, and tomorrow they will defend the 2-3 record in the first leg of los Príncipes Park.
“If we pass, it will be important for the club to reach the semi-finals. But our wish is always to win the championship,” he added.
Pochettino recognized This season’s great matchup, your team’s performance at home is better than at home He called for “a collective attitude, but also talents” to overcome the opponents who dominated in the first round, despite the result.
“We must adopt a different attitude from the attitude towards Barcelona in the second round..We must not only defend ourselves You have to try to catch the ball and attack your opponent. This is our great challenge”, He says.
The Argentine coach called for a draw to go against Barcelona, who dominated the second round (1-1) but lacked the goal of overcoming the first round (1-4). “Barcelona is over. Bayern is a different team. They are the best team in the world. They will create difficulties for us as they did in the first leg. He said that we must be able to deal with the difficult moments that occurred in Munich.
Pochettino pointed out Any one of them can overcome the tie He promised that they would go to the scene to “win” the game instead of maintaining the result of the game.
The coach guarantees that the Argentine attacker Mauro Icardi is not on the list, and There are questions about Marquinius in central Brazil and Marco Verratti in Italy. In these two respects, he pointed out that they may not be in the top 11, but that They can join the group and go out in a duel.
The second captain of the team, the French defender Presnel Kimpembe stated that they faced the duel “with confidence” but “with respect”. To the best team at the moment”.
“Eliminating Bayern will be a big deal”, Assured the youth team that he pointed out that if Marquinhos does not participate in the game and wears the captain’s armband, he will do his best “Inject positive energy into the team.”