Video: ‘We Came Across a Great Hungarian Team’ – Presnel Kimpembe Discusses France’s Draw Against Hungary

Paris Saint-Germain forward Presnel Kimpembe featured in all 90 minutes in France’s 1-1 draw against Hungary. The Hungarian side took advantage of the home crowd in Budapest for this UEFA Euro 2020 fixture to secure a favorable result. 

The 25-year-old had 99 touches where he went 85 for 91 on his passes for a 93-percent competition percentage. Kimpembe also went seven for nine in his duels against Hungary.  

Following the matchup, the capital club defender spoke to RMC Sport, where he discussed the draw and provided his insight into the match. Foot Mercato relayed the comments made by Kimpembe. 

What we missed? I would say efficiency in the first (period). We had actions and opportunities to score. Afterward, we came across a great Hungarian team who played with their guts, with their hearts, in a stadium that is theirs, with their supporters, so obviously, it was a very complicated match. It was a game that was complicated,” Kimpembe said.

“It is true that there was heat, but it was the same for both teams. The match was complicated. It was physically hard. The most important thing is that we did not lose and that we managed to take a point anyway. We would have liked the victory, but here we must We must be positive, we must remain ready and focus for the next match.”

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