Thomas Tuchel shrugged off Paris Saint-Germain’s loss at newly promoted Lens, insisting a draw is the most productive end result the depleted Ligue 1 champions can have was hoping for of their season opener.
PSG’s identify defence began with a 1-Zero defeat away to Lens – the Champions League runners-up lacking seven first-team gamers on Thursday.
Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Angel Di Maria, Keylor Navas and Mauro Icardi have been amongst the ones absent as PSG succumbed to Ignatius Ganago’s 57th-minute objective following an error from goalkeeper Marcin Bulka.
PSG controlled only one shot on the right track throughout 90 mins, regardless of 78.1 in keeping with cent ownership, and head trainer Tuchel mentioned he used to be now not stunned via the outcome.
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“I don’t suppose we can have accomplished any higher this night,” Tuchel instructed Canal+. “I used to be pleased with the primary part we had. We managed the sport utterly, and we had ownership.
“We struggled to create scoring probabilities these days. No alternatives? Sure, I agree. However we’ve a small staff, and we’re lacking the gamers who make the variation.
“With a tender workforce, we made a decisive mistake and we couldn’t profit from their errors. A draw is the most productive we can have was hoping for.”
Whilst PSG have been in motion, hypothesis relating to Roma and Italy full-back Alessandro Florenzi intensified.
Consistent with experiences, Florenzi is ready to sign up for PSG on mortgage with an choice to shop for because the French powerhouse glance to interchange right-back Thomas Meunier, who moved to Borussia Dortmund.
Requested about Florenzi post-match, Tuchel – who pushed aside a transfer for Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi – mentioned: “I’m hoping that might be resolved. I’m very positive for him.”