A supporter of attacking football, the coach of Olympique de Marseille, Jorge Sampaoli, nevertheless switched to the Parc des Princes after a very cautious game plan to face Paris Saint-Germain in this Sunday’s Clasico (1-2). Balance: a weak performance and a defeat. But the technician has no regrets.
“Indeed, I think we’re going for possession in this type of match. You can create chances from that, the opponent didn’t have a chance. Tactically, we caught it that way. By isolating the three players, otherwise it would be playable Suicide,” the Argentine estimated in a press conference before pointing out the recovery deficit three days after the game against PAOK (1-0) in the Europa League Conference.
“We can see it that way, but you have to see the context. We returned on Thursday. We only had one day to prepare for the game. We wanted to control the game. It would have been worse without that control. My team .” “We didn’t deserve to lose. If we had put more pace, we would have paid for it in the end. With the top three players in the world up front, we would have paid. We would have paid dearly in the transitions. We lacked chances, but PSG didn’t have many left,” concluded the former Sevilla FC coach.