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Tuchel praises PSG’s “great attitude”

BELGRADE, SERBIA - DECEMBER 11: Kylian Mbappe (L) of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates after scoring a goal with Neymar (R) during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Red Star Belgrade and Paris Saint-Germain at Rajko Mitic Stadium on December 11, 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)
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Paris Saint-Germain won its first match today 2-1 against Angers after four games without a win in French football.

The last time Paris Saint-Germain won a match, was a 3-1 victory over Monaco in the French Ligue 1.

Since then the team lost the French Cup Final against Rennes, then was defeated by Montpellier, and tied with OGC Nice.

But today, Neymar and Angel Di Maria both scored a goal to help their team win 2-1 against Angers.

“We’re happy because we won this evening. We played with a great attitude, which was what was required to win the game,” PSG coach Thomas Tuchel told the official website.

“We attacked a lot, we created a lot. There was a little thing though: our opponents created quite a few chances at the start of the game, and after scoring the second goal, we should have continued pushing to keep the ball in their half of the pitch.”

He added: “That’s something to work on, but we’re happy with the result, which is deserved despite a difficult game.”

“This last few weeks have been difficult because we had lost our last three away games. There are no easy games, we know that, but winning today was important for the whole squad,” goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said.

“We had talked a lot among ourselves to change things. We had been beaten in our last three away games, and we’re not used to that. But it was only up to us,” midfielder Marco Verratti added.

“We have to change things, for us, and for all those who love the club. We’re back on track with this result.”