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De Bruyne reveals Guardiola’s half-time talk in comeback against PSG

Wed 28 April 2021 | 22:53

Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne reveals Pep Guardiola’s half-time talk made a big difference in the second half of their 2-1 victory against Paris Saint-Germain.

The Citizens took a big step towards their first Champions League final as goals by

Kevin De Bruyne


Riyad Mahrez

earned them a 2-1 comeback win at

Paris Saint-Germain

in the semifinal first leg on Wednesday.

And after the game, De Bruyne said that the Spaniard told the players to keep the ball possession in the second half and the turnaround was a result of their patient approach to the game.

Asked about Guardiola’s instruction at the half-time break, the Belgium international told 

BT Sport


"Just play a little bit more with the ball. The first half, we were a bit too rushed, trying to go forward too quickly and that's not the way we are set up as a team.

"In the second half we tried to find space more patiently. They're a tough team to play against. The progression we made as a team was good."

source: SportMob
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