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Tuchel – Mbappe and Neymar are “strong together”

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PSG boss Thomas Tuchel admits that Kylian Mbappe and Neymar together make a “strong” combination with “extraordinary” results.

PSG thrashed Lyon 5-1 in the Coupe de France semi-final. Manager Thomas Tuchel pinpoints the Mbappe-Neymar partnership as the key to success.

Previously PSG put on a lackluster performance in the Champions League, resulting in a loss against Borussia Dortmund.

Thomas Tuchel is blaming a change of formation from his usual 4-2-2-2 to a 3-4-2-1 for the ineffectiveness of his French and Brazilian superstars.

The German tactician insists when he can play the two of them together, they are stronger and have an unbelievable impact.

After the demolition of Lyon which included a Mbappe hat-trick and a Neymar penalty, according to Goal, the coach acknowledges the star pair’s strength and contribution.

On Mbappe He said:

“Mbappe’s been very strong these last few weeks.”

“He had a tough time in Dortmund playing in a different position.”

“With Neymar, they’re very strong together.”

Tuchel added on Neymar”

“He’s very strong, he uses his speed very well, he’s very decisive.”

“He’s really in good shape.”

“Neymar was very strong, he’s still dangerous.”

“He’s a player who helps us to do extraordinary performances, with extraordinary results.”

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