Paris Saint-Germain had an excellent first half against Manchester City, where the capital club scored a goal on nine total shots. However, in the second half, they fell apart with mental mistakes dooming them.
Former Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger was on the set of beIN Sports to provide his analysis on the first leg. The 71-year-old pointed out the mental collapse when the fixture became 1-1, resulting in the French giants surrendering the second goal to the English side.
“What was interesting (last night) was to see that at 1-1, PSG collapsed mentally. It is linked to the fact that this team has lost eight matches in Ligue 1 this season. This has consequences in such situations,’ Wenger said.
“At 1-1, the team remembers losing a lot of games this year; it’s not like they feel unbeatable. His confidence has diminished considerably. So when Manchester City equalized, the psychological impact was too great for Paris.”
— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS_EN) April 28, 2021
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