‘I don’t care’ – Bitter loss to Bayern, Mbappe asks the whole PSG team to ‘repent’
Mbappe recently spoke out about his future at PSG after his ambition to conquer the Champions League with the club again fell through.
Only appeared in the last 30 minutes of the first leg against Bayern, but Mbappe brought hope to help PSG flip the bet despite losing 0-1 at Parc des Princes.
However, in this second leg, PSG’s number 7 was “pocketed” by colleague Dayot Upamecano, so much so that there was not a successful dribble for 90 minutes. In the end, the defending champion of Ligue 1 lost 0-2 and was eliminated in the round of 16.
After the match, Mbappe himself admitted that Bayern Munich is the team that deserves to progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Mbappe was completely turned off when facing his compatriot Upamecano on the Bayern side
“Bayern has a team built to win the Champions League. At the beginning of the season, in the first press conference of the Champions League, I said that we will try as hard as we can. This is all we can do.
“We have failed again. How long will this disappointment last? But we have to move on. The team will question itself and return to focus on Ligue 1.” RMC Sport quoted Mbappe.
Mbappe wants the team to reflect on themselves and focus for the rest of the season
For the second year in a row, PSG were eliminated from the Champions League right from the round of 16. The defending champion of France lost completely to Bayern in both legs with a total score of 0-3. Mbappe could not score or assist the Paris club when facing the Bundesliga representative.
The fɑct that Mbappe said PSG tried their best could make many people see this as an admission of the team’s weakness, the capacity was only enough to reach the round of 16 of the Champions League. And of course it entails questions related to the future of the French player, about a more classy landing.
There are opinions that Mbappe should join Real Madrid to get closer to the Champions League
Immediately, the pro-Madrid media reached out to grasp the situation as to whether being eliminated from this year’s Champions League would spur Mbappe to Real.
However, when asked about his future with PSG after this defeat, the 24-year-old star said: “No, no, I am calm. The only important thing for me this season is to win the Ligue 1 title, and then everyone will see.”
According to L’Equipe, Mbappe believes that winning the first Champions League of his career with his hometown club will mean much more than any title elsewhere. Therefore, it is not excluded that the 24-year-old striker will achieve this goal before considering leaving.
Bayern coach: ‘Upamecano made Mbappe turn off the power’
Julian Nagelsmann appreciated the performance from centre-back Dayot Upamecano in Bayern Munich’s 2-0 win over PSG in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16.
“Upamecano played really well. He had a great World Cup and turned Mbappe off in tonight’s game. In recent months, Upamecano has made remarkable progress. About two years ago, he He is often impatient but at the moment he is a top defender,” L’Equipe quoted coach Nagelsmann.
Bayern Munich beɑt PSG 2-0 and won with a total score of 3-0 after two matches. On the Allianz Arena, the two biggest stars of the French team, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe, could not make a difference.
“We know Messi and Mbappe can be more dangerous than this. However, Bayern can control PSG with their own tactics. We don’t give them the freedom to ɑttack. Mbappe’s lack of play is proof for Our efficiency. Bayern realized that Messi often played very low, so they planned to isolate Mbappe, “said the Bayern captain.
However, Bayern Munich also had a bad time playing. Coach Nagelsmann commented: “In the first half, the players did not really adhere to the tactics. We gave PSG too much space and did not have enough patience. At the break, we learned to play. in a more organized, tight way. In the end, we won both games.”
The German strategist is optimistic about Bayern’s chances in the Champions League: “If we have enough enthusiasm, dedication and proper organization of the game, I believe Bayern can progress to the final match. There’s potential, we understand that.”