Posted by admin on April 29, 2021
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Kevin De Bruyne has revealed what Pep Guardiola asked Manchester City’s players to do before their inspired second-half comeback in Paris.
When asked what Guardiola told the players at half time, De Bruyne said: “Just play a little bit more with the ball.
“In the first half we were a little bit too rushed and we wanted to go forward too quickly and that is not the way that we are set up as a team.
“In the second half we did really well and we tried to find the spaces more patiently and we did that, they are a tough team to play against and the progression we made as a team was good.”
De Bruyne admitted that it had been “a game of two halves” and that City had struggled to contain PSG during the opening stages.
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Yet in response, City changed the way they pressed their opponents, according to De Bruyne, and he was delighted with their second half performance.