Mauricio Pochettino, trainer of the PSG

"WE CLOSE TO ELIMINATE THEM"

Pochettino does not forget PSG's 'disappointment' at the Santiago Bernabéu

Published:14/05/2022 - 00:51h

Updated:14/05/2022 - 00:51h

The Paris Saint-Germain coach has remembered Real Madrid and the fateful elimination from the Champions League in the round of 16. The Argentine ensures that they were very close to eliminating them

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The Real Madrid will play the final of the Champions League on 28 May, against the Liverpool, after leaving on the way to three big favourites to do with the 'Orejona': Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Manchester City. The group directed by Carlo Ancelotti signed traced back after traced back and cost of the epic to return to a final of the European championship, to which did not arrive from the 2018 (also against the 'Reds').

Santiago Bernabéu has been the stage in which the White House has grown when had everything in his against. It began against the PSG and finalised in front of the City: a history so inexplicable like surprising of a team that saw by behind in the marker and jumped to struggle to achieve something that, probably, anybody expected . By the another side, his rivals remained very 'touched' and in a sea of doubts.

The case of the Parisian picture was the most striking, because had the eliminatory encarrilada and list to clear ... But it appeared Karim Benzema. It is something that has had a lot of consequences in the club of the capital of France and that will not be able to forget so easily. Mauricio Pochettino, in fact, has brought it to collation again.

The trainer of the PSG has stood out that, if it had not been by the lapsus that lived his team in the second part, would have deleted to the Real Madrid without problems. Besides, Pochettino stood out that his team was more near to surpass to the picture merengue that Chelsea or City: "we Were more near to delete to the Madrid that Chelsea and the City. Alas, had bad moments that made us impossible to be still in the competition".

The Madrid can remove them to Mbappé

The group of the Spanish capital already removed them the dream of the Champions League and also can steal them to his maximum star, Kylian Mbappé, the one who will decide his future in brief. Has two options: renew with the PSG or leave to Santiago Bernabéu, where has wanted to play since it was boy.

It foresees that it will announce his decision in brief, but Mauritius Pochettino expects that it do not pronounce during the ceremony of delivery of the prizes to the best players of Tie it 1, to which will assist Kylian: neither it is foreseen that it announce his future: "I Expect that it do not say at all because the rest will be in Qatar. Anyway, when it was, I expect that it was a positive communication".

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