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France Defender Discloses What PSG Must Do Against Dortmund to Seal Champions League Qualification
- Paris Saint-Germain's UEFA Champions League future hangs in the balance
- The Ligue 1 club have been underwhelming by a margin throughout this season
- A club defender has disclosed what must be done ahead of their clash against Dortmund
Paris Saint-Germain's struggles in the UEFA Champions League under coach Luis Enrique were once again evident as they required a controversial refereeing decision to secure a draw in their match against Newcastle.
The reigning Ligue 1 champions, enduring a forgettable UCL campaign, delivered a performance against Eddie Howe's team that fell short of expectations.
Now confronted with a critical "win or bust" scenario, they must secure a victory at the Signal Iduna Park against Bundesliga powerhouse Borussia Dortmund to avoid elimination.
Following the underwhelming draw with Newcastle, a PSG defender shared insights on what needs to be done to ensure victory against Dortmund.
PSG defender on Dortmund clash
In an interview with PSG TV, as quoted by Canal Sports. Defender Lucas Hernandez reflected on the missed opportunities in the match and also shared insights on what needs to be done for the French champions to secure victory against Dortmund.
"In matches like this, you go into the locker room and say to yourself, ‘How is it possible not to have won this match?’ We had, I don’t know how many chances. It’s part of the game, and it’s part of football."
He emphasised the significance of the upcoming clash with Dortmund, recognising it as another final and a chance to qualify and win the group. Hernandez acknowledged the challenges but expressed optimism about PSG's prospects in Dortmund.
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"We are going to Dortmund to win. If we play like this in Dortmund and we score goals, then everything is going to be okay."
Despite the optimism among PSG players, it's crucial to note that securing a victory at Signal Iduna Park remains one of football's most formidable challenges, especially in front of passionate fans.
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Enrique claims PSG deserved to win
Sports Brief in a previous report stated Luis Enrique is adamant Paris Saint-Germain were the better team despite needing a stoppage-time penalty to salvage a point against Newcastle United on matchday 5 of the UEFA Champions League.
The Parisians have been slammed online after they were awarded a controversial 98th-minute penalty against the English club, which was cooly converted by Kylian Mbappe to salvage a point for the home side.