Nearly every French club wants Paris Saint-Germain to go deep in the UEFA Champions League since it not only lifts the profile of Ligue 1 but improves the coefficient.
Meaning, more potential spots in Europe for French clubs as only the top two clubs advance to the group stage while the third-place team usually plays in the qualifying rounds.
Recently, Lille OSC manager Christophe Galtier congratulated PSG for advancing to the Champions League Semi-Finals as Paris Fans relayed his comments. “Congratulations to PSG. I am very happy for them. It’s good for French football,” Galtier said.
However, one club in France rooting for the capital club to fail even though the good their run does for French football, Olympique de Marseille.
When speaking to the media, Leonardo Balerdi made it known who he will be rooting for in the Manchester City-PSG matchup. “I hope Manchester City will win. You understand why,” Balerdi said.
Like last year, Marseille will celebrate should Les Parisiens fail to win the Champions League.
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