Tuesday August 18, 2020
Paris Saint Germain awaits the winner of the key between Bayern Munich and Lyon to find out his rival in the Champions League final, which will be played this Sunday in Lisbon. The happiness in the capital is total and their coach, Thomas Tuchel, expressed it in the post-match conference.
Paris Saint Germain will play their first Champions League final and the fans know it. Everything is happiness in the French capital for the achievement achieved by the team that represents the city. Thomas Tuchel’s team showed a spectacular presentation and the coach spoke after the game.
« Is incredible. We are here to play the final. We show quality and determination. Nice mix. We deserved to win. (…) The team once again showed the hunger to win, to work together, to suffer, they took advantage and showed a good mentality ”, commented Tuchel.
The strategist acknowledged feeling the pressure of circumstances. “Before the game, I felt the pressure, it was not easy. I have players who are used to playing under this pressure, who like this pressure and these decisive games. It’s football, I’m never sure. I’m never, never, never relaxed, ”he added.
The German coach talked about how they faced the semi-final. “The way we defended, for me, was the most important. We wanted to control the last spaces, control the counterattacks, use the acceleration of Kylian (Mbappé), Neymar and Ángel (Di Maria), and attack from behind. We want to show our strength ”, he said
“I will enjoy watching this game. It is a great reward. We know that Bayern are favorites, but they are tough against Lyon, ”he said of the other semi-final match.
Finally, Tuchel spoke about the importance of the final for him. « It’s a great game. This is the final of the Champions League. For my career, this is the most important game, « he closed.