With the highly-anticipated match against Real Madrid on the horizon, Paris Saint-Germain must first take care of business in Ligue 1 and look good while doing it in order to build momentum.
On this episode of PSG Talking, Tyrone Taylor hosts and he's joined by Jon Olangi and James Carter to break down PSG's commanding 5-1 win over Lille OSC, look ahead to the match against Madrid, react to the harsh comments from the Ultras, and what the PSG project could look like after this season.
Up first, it's PSG win over Lille at the Stade Pierre Mauroy. Danilo Pereira scored a brace, Kylian Mbappé scored a golazo, Lionel Messi and Presnel Kimpembe both chipped in with a goal, and overall, the players looked like they were having fun on the pitch. The match was also memorable because youngster Xavi Simons got the start. What does this mean for his career and is it enough to convince him to stay in the French capital?
The conversation then shifts to the massive match against Real Madrid in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League. How big of a loss is Karim Benzema for Madrid if he can't suit up? Where will Mauricio Pochettino play Messi? And what will Mbappé's mindset be as he faces off against the club of his childhood and one that he could very well be playing for next season?
Later in the show, Ty and the team addresses the recent outcry from the PSG Ultras towards the club and the executives who make the decisions. Are their concerns valid and what will be the fallout?
The show concludes with a discussion about potentially restructuring the PSG project and whether that means some stars could be leaving the squad this summer.
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