On Tuesday evening, FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain clashed in the UEFA Champions League round 16 first leg tie, the game ended 4-1 in favour of the French giants PSG in Camp Nou.
Mauricio Pochettino and Ander Herrera have called for calm after the win as they spoke to PSG TV after the 4-1 win in Barcelona.
Pochetino said in his post-match interview that he is happy with the performance of the players and he is very much proud of them,
He said after defeating Barcelona, he is focused on the clash with Monaco at the weekend.
“When you win, you are always happy and then the performance was very good. The players deserve everything and we feel very proud of our players for their fantastic match.
But now we need to be focused on the game against Monaco and this was only the first leg and we still need to play the second leg in Paris.
But we showed that playing in the way we did today, with that intensity and standard, this team is capable of doing anything.” – Mauricio Pochettino
PSG midfielder Ander Herrera praised his side for the win as they remain disciplined throughout the match and hope to finish the job in the second leg tie when they welcome the Spanish giant to Paris.
“We put in a very thorough performance, we were very disciplined. It’s never easy to play against a team like Barcelona as the danger can come from anywhere, even when Messi is playing in midfield.
We can be proud of our work, but we need to be careful. We are at the halfway point of the encounter, we will need to finish the job at home.
All of the players know what is still to be done in the return leg.” Herrera told reporters.