Here, PSG performed very poorly against Club Brugge at the opening of the group stage of the Champions League (1-1). The Parisians have seen the Belgians very often succeed in defending themselves. The defensive withdrawal of the three attackers is also pointed out. The Parisian a listed the sites of Mauricio Pochettino to remedy his defensive problems.
« The Champions League requires a completely different defensive investment than that seen in an extremely rare way in Bruges“, Indicates the sports daily. One of the problems is that Neymar and Messi tend – naturally – to transplant in the axis. This therefore brings imbalance in the corridors. By placing Lionel Messi on the right side of 4-3-3, Pochettino has it ” made play against nature. » The Pulga should also get closer to the penalty area and therefore to Kylian Mbappé. « Likewise, these three cannot evolve in autarky and be so disconnected from the rest of the team. “The Argentine coach will find the right organization and animation for the offensive trio.
The Parisian finally point the athletic level of Parisian players, who have not not all had the same preparation this summer. « Neymar, like Paredes and even Messi or Kimpembe are far from displaying a sufficient level of form »For a Champions League match.