Pep Guardiola has said Manchester City will need to produce a ‘perfect performance’ to beat Paris Saint-Germain ahead of the club’s Champions League semi-final second leg.
City will host PSG in the return leg of their last four tied matches tomorrow night, with the Premier League leaders in a good position to advance to a first final after winning 2-1 in the first meeting in France.
Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez ensured victory in the Parc des Princes, although Guardiola insists there is still a lot of work to be done before a second meeting with the squad he says owns. the most talented strikers in world football.
Guardiola’s side will enter the clash with confidence after a victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday, with City now one win away from securing the Premier League title.
After winning the Carabao Cup last month, this season’s Champions League success would likely secure a historic treble for his side, but the Spaniard said his side will need to produce a ‘perfect performance’ to secure their place. finally.
“Everyone knows we are going through something special,” Guardiola said on the club’s website.
“We are a step towards being champions again, three times in four years in this country, something more than remarkable.
“And we will play in the Champions League semi-finals (trying) to reach the final for the first time for this club.
“But we have to do our job. Tuesday we have to play the almost perfect performance.
“We’re playing the team with maybe the most talented players right now… it’s not just one or two.
“They can win the game in one action. We have to play as a team with an incredible mentality to play to win the game.
“We have to be more aggressive with and without the ball and win the game. This is why everyone’s commitment is there.
“We will try to make the best selection possible and have a good game.”
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