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Tuchel not ashamed of lucky victory

Wed 25 November 2020 | 10:54

PSG managed to improve their chance of going through the knock-out stage of the Champions League after beating Leipzig.


is still hopeful to go through the next stage of Champions League, finishing on top of the group stage. Although they were beaten in the first leg against

RB Leipzig

, they managed to get a close victory last night against Julian Nagelsmann’s side.

It was a lucky victory as suggested by many but


is not ashamed of the three points they got. According to OPTA, Paris has completed only 75.7% of their passes tonight (296/391), their lowest percentage in a Champions League group stage game in the Qatari era.

"We lacked luck in Leipzig [they lost 2-1 in the reverse fixture three weeks ago] and tonight we had some luck,"

he told a media conference.

"We played with a lot of solidarity and defended with a lot of heart. 

"Always together. That's why we won. I'm not going to apologize for that. The match demanded that we defend deep and we just did what the game demanded of us.

"Tonight it wasn't possible to get out of pressure with the ball and we have to accept that. I accept it.

"We want to attack. We've done that before. But sometimes it's just not possible."



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source: SportMob