Paris Saint-Germain started the league struggling, but Neymar jumped in and save them on a couple of occasions.
PSG managed a big 3-0 win against Real Madrid in the Champions League without two of their best players – Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
However, PSG struggled to score in Lyon clash. The team was creating chances which they couldn’t convert. That is, until the end of the game, when Neymar used his individual skills to score past Lopes.
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Del Bosque, the former manager of the Spanish national team is enjoying his deserved retirement.
However, the Spanish manager still keeps a tab on European football.
In his latest interview with Cadena SER, Del Bosque talked about PSG’s attacking duo and his preferences:
“Between Neymar and Mbappe, I like Neymar right now. He does a lot of bulls**t and he’s not an example for anyone, but as a player he’s terrific.
“Mbappe has qualities to be the successor to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, but he still needs to refine things a little. It’s a little like it is with Vinicius [Junior].”
Del Bosque also touched upon the most heated subject in world football – Messi vs Ronaldo. This is what he had to say:
“For me, yes, Messi is the best ever, but that’s not to detract from Ronaldo.
“Last year, someone dared to claim that Cristiano Ronaldo was finished, that it didn’t matter if he left [Madrid]. Messi and Cristiano have no limits.”
Del Bosque’s opinion is well-respected in Spain. It’s no surprise given that he led the nation to World Cup and Euro glory, in 2010 and 2012 respectively.
He’s also managed on more than one occasion, winning two La Liga titles.
As for PSG, Neymar is looking to redeem himself, while the French sensation Mbappe is still out with injury.
Judging by the Champions League result, Tuchel is managing very well in the absence of his attacking duo.