In the eyes of André Villas-Boas, OM deserved to win the Champions Trophy.
The PSG beaten down OM this Wednesday at the Bollaert stadium in Lens, as part of the 2020 Champions Trophy (2-1). Icardi (39th) and Neymar (85th, from the penalty spot) gave victory to Mauricio Pochettino’s men, when Payet closed the gap at the very end of the game (89th). The Olympians having lost with the honors, supporting the comparison with their Parisian counterparts – which has not always been the case in recent years.
Bitter at the final whistle, he who had particularly surfed on the success of his people on September 19 at the Parc des Princes, in the league (0-1), André Villas-Boas was resolutely provocative. “The best team lost tonight,” he repeated several times. “We had chances, we produced the game, it’s a shame, I am disappointed for the players who displayed an irreproachable state of mind. Well done to the Parisians, the best thing they gave us tonight is the way they celebrated the victory. That means it was hard for them! “
Thauvin: “We are progressing”
Asked about the Canal + antenna when it leaves the field, Florian Thauvin had wanted a little more fair and nuanced in his analysis. “Despite the infuriating defeat, we have a good game tonight. If we can draw any positive from this meeting, it is that the more the years go by, the more I find that we stand up to them (Parisians, editor’s note). We are progressing and that is a good sign for the future. “
PSG keeps its Trophy
PSG’s notes: A Mbappé lost on the ground