Pochettino confirms the difficulty of facing Nice in the French league
Pochettino confirms the difficulty of facing Nice in the French league and comments on Mbappe’s absence
Argentinian Mauricio Pochettino, coach of the Paris Saint-Germain team, stressed the difficulty of facing Nice, scheduled for Saturday evening, in the twenty-seventh round of the French League.
“Nice is a difficult team and a competitive team,” Pochettino said in the match’s press conference.
Pochettino added, “We do not control the match schedule. It is a topic before the start of each season. At the moment, we focus on facing tomorrow. The most important thing for tomorrow is to win the three points.”
Pochettino commented on Mbappe’s absence in tomorrow’s match due to the suspension, saying, “We are talking about one of the best players in the world. The psychological aspect is important for his teammates and the opponent, but we know that absences can occur during the season, the important thing is the strength of the group.”
The Paris Saint-Germain coach continued his statements, “The lead in the league is also a motive because we want to keep it and take the three points. It’s the focus.”
Paris Saint-Germain regained its victories in the French League, at the expense of its guest, Saint-Etienne, 3-1, in the match that brought them together at the Parc des Princes, in the 26th round of the French League for the current season 2021-2022.
Paris Saint-Germain strengthened the top of the French league standings with 62 points, 16 points ahead of its closest competitor, Nice, the runner-up with 46 points, while Saint-Etienne’s balance stopped at 22 points in 16th place.