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
earned them a 2-1 comeback win atParis 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 toldBT 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."