Manchester Metropolis winger, Riyad Mahrez has slammed Paris Saint-Germain gamers following his facet’s Champions League semi-final second leg 2-0 victory towards the Ligue 1 champions on Tuesday at Etihad.
Mahrez stated PSG gamers misplaced their ‘nerve’ throughout the encounter and began ‘kicking’ his Man Metropolis teammates.
Mahrez’s brace ensured Pep Guardiola’s facet defeated PSG and certified for the Champions League on a 4-1 combination win, having received the first-leg 2-1 in Paris final week.
Recall that after Man Metropolis’s second objective, Angel Di Maria was despatched off for violent conduct, and three different PSG gamers acquired yellow playing cards.
“It was an excellent sport,” Mahrez stated in his post-match press convention.
“We didn’t begin effectively once more – we didn’t have an excellent first half, however we received the objective and we had been extra snug.
“We performed effectively within the second half, and we may have scored extra. They misplaced their nerve and began to kick us and after the crimson card, it was extra snug.
“It wasn’t the sport plan to counter-attack, however they needed to come at us and perhaps at instances we had been a bit deeper and we had been good on the counter. That’s how the 2 objectives took place and we’re completely satisfied.”