Trouble for Thomas Tuchel: I don't understand it, it bores me

Paris Saint-Germain hopes on the class of neymar's and a miracle cure for Kylian Mbappé, Atalanta stakes everything on the carefree attitude of the outsider. A

Trouble for Thomas Tuchel: I don't understand it, it bores me

Paris Saint-Germain hopes on the class of neymar's and a miracle cure for Kylian Mbappé, Atalanta stakes everything on the carefree attitude of the outsider. At the Start of the final tournament of the Champions League in Lisbon, football can look forward to Europe, possibly on an unexpected spectacle. "For me, this is a gift," said PSG Coach Thomas Tuchel in front of the K. o. duel in the quarter-finals this Wednesday (21: 00 in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker zur Champions League and DAZN) in the Estadio da Luz.

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While the French during a single Corona tournament, compete in the Atlantic as the co-favorites, did Atalanta have nothing to lose. "This is a great honor for a small town like Bergamo," said coach Gian Piero Gasperini of the sports newspaper "L'équipe" from Tuesday. The Corona-pandemic, violent, affected city is in a fever of the game in distant Portugal, contrary to. "We want to give people a Laugh after this many sorrows," the Coach said.

For Paris, only the victory – and never has it seemed so easy to climb the European football throne. Because in the Playoffs in Lisbon is only a game decides to do with three Victories Champion. Tuchel's of millions of troops can celebrate with a win against the surprise team of the second semi-final participation in the European "king's class" after 25 years of waiting.

in addition to anticipation reigns in the series of masters but, above all, Anxious to champion Mbappé, the on 24. July, was injured in the Cup final at the ankle. In this week, but the offensive star of a rose in the Training, at least as a wild card, he could be in contrast to the also injured Italian Marco Verratti – in. "His presence on the bench seems assured," wrote about "Le Parisien". Mbappé was the most successful scorer of the canceled championship in France, and could. in addition to Neymar for a certain Something to worry about, this is in a game like this probably needs it

The sign are unique, and not just because of the tournament format without an audience: Up to the two finals, most recently, in the French Cup and League Cup, PSG has played for a good five months of a competitive game. With a relaxed mood and Joking in Training Paris try to bring to temperature for the race is the fifth title in this season. "We need to stay self-aware," demanded Tuchel.

Updated Date: 12 August 2020, 09:19

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