MADRID, Apr 7. (EUROPA PRESS) –
Paris Saint-Germain player Kylian Mbappé recalled that he loves “this type of game” after achieving a double in his team’s triumph against Bayern Munich (2-3) in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. giving continuity to his great performance in the highest continental competition.
“It is a great collective performance above all,” said the Frenchman, detracting from his double. “We are alone in the rest of the tie in what has been a great confrontation. We suffered but we returned to Paris with a smile,” Mbappé told RMC.
“We will face the second leg with the same enthusiasm. As I said in Barcelona, I love this type of game,” added Mbappé, who was able to achieve four goals against FC Barcelona, a figure that – added to this Wednesday’s double – He becomes the first player in the history of the Champions League to score half a dozen goals between the last 16 and the quarterfinals with a match still to be held.
“Football has not always smiled at me, but I’m not here to hide, I like to play this type of game and be decisive,” added the French international. “The coach wanted me to close the passing lanes and take the depth to make them run and stretch the lines, for me to also be a support point,” he said.
“I was up to the challenge and today the whole team worked well. We will look for the return attacking, the same as today, but we know that the Champions League games are always difficult because they are all great rivals,” he concluded.