On a night where Manchester City were asked if they could hold on to PSG’s attacking prowess, The Citizens held their own and came away with a vital 2-2 draw. It was a night of defensive calamities as all four goals came after blunders made by the players.
However, City benefited the most from it as they now have two away goals and are slightly the favorite team to go through to this season’s semifinals. On that note, we take a look at key talking points and things learned from Man City’s 2-2 draw vs. PSG at Parc des Princes.
Manchester City happier of the two teams
Two away goals and a bright performance from Manuel Pellegrini’s side was the ideal result whole of England was hoping from them. With Fernandinho’s late goal, City now have the chance to finish the job next week at Etihad and progress to their first ever Champions League semi final.
PSG looked tired and lethargic but why?
PSG players had almost given up on the game from 70 minutes onward. Despite Ligue 1 title wrapped up they looked over worked against City’s fitter players. Was it down to lack of preparation or over partying hard after the title success?
Kevin De Bruyne is vital to Man City
The Belgian playmaker has made quite a return to football after his knee injury. He scored at the weekend and he was once again on the score sheet tonight. He is the main man for Manchester City at the moment and one can only hope to see him grow from strength to strength under Pep Guardiola next season.
PSG and Man City are far behind from being Europe’s finest
Earlier in the day we discussed about how these two teams are more like cash-driven projects where Champions League is the ultimate judge of their growth. However, tonight’s clash represented nothing but their lack of quality.
Both PSG and Manchester City made far too many vital errors in the most crucial of positions and had it been Barcelona or Bayern Munich playing against them, we could have ended with a Cricket scoreline to report on.
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