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Will Pochettino bring students to PSG?

If you accept an invitation from the Ligue 1 champions, coach Pochettino will most likely recruit a disgraced former student at Tottenham, Dele Alli.

About 2 days ago, the live football viewers were shocked when PSG decided to fire coach Thomas Tuchel immediately after the French capital club’s victory over Strasbourg with a bold 4-0.

After PSG “decapitated” the German army, many football experts have given potential names to become the new captain of the Ligue 1 champions. In which, the name Mauricio Pochettino received. a lot of concern. The British newspaper The Sun even confirmed that the former Tottenham manager was available a list of players to buy in the January transfer window when he sat in the hot seat of the Champions League runner-up last season.

Specifically, this source said that the first name that the Spanish strategist wanted to bring to the Parc des Princes was Delle Alli. He believes that he will revive this player if he agrees to move to France to play.

Since Pochettino left Tottenham at the end of 2019, Dele Alli’s position in the London team has also rapidly declined. Under the guidance of coach Jose Mourinho, the English midfielder is just the choice for the Cup arenas not so important. This season, Alli has only played 11 matches for Spurs and only has 5 main kicks.

The spectator of the football live is not too surprised if Pochettino is determined to bring Alli to PSG. During his time at Tottenham, Pochettino was the one who discovered and honed the talent of this 1996-born player, thereby making him one of the best midfielders in the number one tournament.

In fact, the information PSG wanted to recruit Dele Alli appeared before the rich French team fired coach Tuchel. As for Tottenham, coach Jose Mourinho also wants to put Alli in liquidation with less a slow explosion bomb in the dressing room as well as having funds to re-invest in other deals.

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PSG go to the quarter-finals of the Champions League

Neymar and Bernat scored a goal to help PSG defeat Dortmund 2-0 in the second leg of the Champions League round of 1/8, thereby going on with a total score of 3-2.

Scoring: Neymar 28 ‘, Bernat 45’ + 1.

Red card: Can 89 ‘.

Covid-19 led PSG to play the second leg at home without an audience. But the four quiet stands did not make them lose the sense of belonging at Parc des Princes. The students Thomas Tuchel entered with a disadvantage of losing 1-2 in the first leg, but scored twice in the first half to reverse the situation.

Playing without the audience does not affect the performance of Neymar in the Champions League. The Brazilian striker headed home to open the scoring from Angel Di Maria’s corner in the 28th minute, in the case of the Dortmund defense completely dropping the PSG star. It was Neymar’s 26th goal at home in Europe’s most prestigious arena.

That goal also changed the game, turning Dortmund from the advantage team to the team that had to score. The visitors could not continue to deepen the defense, as originally planned by coach Lucien Favre. When rising, they had difficulty when PSG separated the trio of Jadon Sancho, Erling Haaland and Thorgan Hazard. Only Sancho has the opportunity thanks to the ability to move wide. England players had two shots on goal, but the ball was caught by Keylor Navas.

Like the first leg, Coach Favre emphasized that Dortmund’s defensive performance has a great influence on the outcome of the match. This match, the German team’s defense is much worse than the match three weeks ago. They repeatedly failed as well as exposed many gaps when PSG counterattack. From such a situation, Pablo Sarabia escaped down the right wing, passed the penalty area to defender Juan Bernat to bring the ball to 2-0.

Dortmund need a table to raise hope. But away, their coordination proved to be discrete. Before PSG’s low defense, Dortmund’s finishes in the second half were mainly long shots. The German representative also did not dare to raise the squad too high, for fear of PSG counterattacks through the foot of Kylian Mbappe – who owns dangerous acceleration after coming on the 64th minute.

Lack of people, Dortmund was powerless in five minutes of injury time and accepted to lose 0-2. With PSG, the total score of 3-2 win helped them to reach the quarterfinals for the first time after three consecutive seasons in the eighth round. PSG go to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.