Xavi Simons, during his debut with the first team of the PSG

FRIENDLY MATCH BEFORE THE CHAMPIONS

Xavi Simons and Kays Ruiz, ancient jewels of the Barça, debut with the PSG

Published:6/08/2020 - 11:05h

Updated:6/08/2020 - 11:05h

The Paris Saint-Germain won against the Sochaux (1-0) in the last friendly match previous to the return of the Champions League for the group directed by Thomas Tuchel

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It does no a lot of years, Xavi Simons and Kays Ruiz were considered two young promises with a big capacity and potential to convert , in the long run, in players of the first team of the FC Barcelona. The destination, and the economic potential of Paris Saint-Germain, did that both finish in the inferior categories of the French club, from where have been able to debut already with the first team of Thomas Tuchel.

It occurred this past Wednesday, in the triumph harvested by the PSG in the friendly in front of the Sochaux (1-0), to fault of some days so that the Parisian group measure to the Atalanta in quarter-finals of the Champions League. Simons, that left The Masia does hardly a year course to the main gala, ingresó to the field in the minute 74 in replacement of Julian Draxler. Kays Ruiz, on the other hand, did it in the 68' to replace to Leandro Walls.

Thomas Tuchel reserved to some of his main headlines, between them Mauro Icardi, Neymar or Kylian Mbappé, with the will that any of them resulted damaged physically to fault of a week for the dispute of the European party. In this tessitura was Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting the attendant of desequilibrar the marker, when annotating the only goal of the meeting before the rest.

Few conclusions could extract of the performance of Xavi Simons and Kays Ruiz, that combined with criterion with his mates when had the balloon, and moved with sense by the field but without standing out too much. The rhythm of the party neither helped, when treating ofor n pure formality for a PSG that did not want any lesionado more in his rows.

The PSG, prepared for the Champions?

The victory in front of the Sochaux, in any case, allows to the group of Thomas Tuchel obtain a plenary of triumphs in his pre-season exprés, before the turn of the Champions League. The French golearon in his friendly meetings in front of the Him Havre (0-9), the Waasland-Beveren (7-0) and the Celtic (4-0), just before conquering the Glass of France in front of the Saint-Étienne (1-0) and the Glass of the League against the Lyon (0-0 and by penaltis).

In these two official parties in front of rivals more or less powerful, in any case, the PSG suffered more than the account. It will be necessary to see if a possible excess of confidence in front of the Atalanta does not play to Neymar, Mbappé and company a bad past. We remember that the Italian group is one of the big disclosures of the season in Europe, and a team with a potential goleador tremendo. That Tuchel walk with eye...

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