Appeared in difficulties, Sunday, against Monaco and forced into a draw (3-3), PSG only needed three days to correct this. On the road to … Monaco, during the late match of the 15e day, the champions of France have indeed mastered the debates this time, with the key a quiet success (1-4).
While the temptation had undoubtedly been great to change the men for want of the system, Thomas Tuchel had nevertheless chosen to renew his 4-4-2 and the “Fantastic Four.” Rightly so since if Mario Icardi was not at the party, Neymar confirmed his good dispositions of the moment, Kylian Mbappe regained all his efficiency and Angel Di Maria, delivered a recital in the middle of the field, who recalled that he had shone in a more remote position during his last season at Real Madrid.
Present in the mixed zone, Thiago Silva was also particularly complimentary with the Argentine n ° 11. “Di Maria did a really big job today, he was great, even if he didn’t score. He ran a lot, he gave everything for the team, that’s what we had to do. This guy, he works too much! Positively of course “, so ignited the Parisian captain in remarks reported by RMC Sport.
But it was the overall performance of his attackers that the Brazilian appreciated. “We play everywhere, the players make incredible movements. It’s a system where everyone gives everything for the team. ”, he launched, explaining what was asked of Mbappe, Neymar and others in defensive work. “Even if we have four attacking players, these are four players trying to close the spaces. We don’t ask them to do the marking like Gana (Gueye) for example but just to do the back-pressing ”, he thus breathed. A job very well done this Wednesday.