There may be in all probability solely PSG to supply such situations. First of their group till the final seconds due to their tough success on the sphere of Juventus (2-1), the capital membership nonetheless completed 2nd in Pool H, behind Benfica. The Portuguese crushed Maccabi Haifa 6-1 in Israel. The place is necessary as a result of if the Aguias completed forward of the Parisians, it was due to a larger variety of targets scored away from house than their opponent. Nevertheless, the 2 groups have the identical variety of factors, the identical purpose distinction, completely equal direct confrontations (twice 1-1)… That is the sixth situation within the UEFA rules to resolve between two opponents in case of a tie…
What to make goat Christophe Galtier on the microphone of Canal+. “We additionally knew about this risk. Congratulations to Benfica who’ve scored extra away targets than us. I additionally need to congratulate my group. We’re having group stage. 14 factors, we scored a variety of targets, we conceded another than Benfica. That is the historical past of the Champions League. We regularly say that this competitors is irrational, we live it tonight. We beat Juventus twice, I feel it’s the primary time a French group has received right here. We have been very comfortable, and within the 92nd minute, you’re proud of the work executed, however that’s how it’s. There stays the draw. We are going to look ahead to it. To go so far as attainable, it’s a must to beat the massive groups. »
Galtier can’t imagine it
The target of successful the Champions League stays the identical however not the route to realize it PSG didn’t make it simple by ending 2nd of their group. We are going to in all probability should face one of many favorites for the ultimate victory within the subsequent spherical. Whereas opponents like Leipzig, Eintracht Frankfurt or Membership Brugge may have introduced themselves within the spring, PSG will lastly meet Bayern Munich, Actual Madrid, a nasty reminiscence, or Manchester Metropolis… The deal won’t be clearly not the identical however Neymar can be there at the least, he who was suspended this night for this journey to Italy.
“We must beat all of the opponents after we need to go so far as attainable”warns the PSG coach on the antenna of RMC Sports activities this time. “No, I don’t have a desire. They’re all nice groups. The previous can even need to keep away from us” assures the coach, who shouldn’t be unsuitable on this level both. “If we face Napoli, I might be very comfortable to see Victor Osimhen once more” resulted in a smile Galtier, he who would discover his LOSC striker. To seek out out, you’ll have to arm your self with slightly persistence. The draw for the spherical of 16 will happen in Nyon on November 7 at UEFA headquarters, earlier than a double confrontation on February 14-15-21-22 and March 7-8-14-15, 2023.