Riyad Mahrez know City can and will compete well with PSG ahead of the huge UCL clash this week. The Algerian star spoke prior to the match and talked about their star power, his team’s process and much more.
Let’s see what he had to say-
“...the way we played was the most important - we played with character and personality.
“That’s how we have to play. Like we did at Chelsea, like we have to play all the time.
“We have to play every game with personality and play your game, impose your game, everywhere you go.
“When you win big games like this, especially a semi-final, you grow in confidence. Our team has improved a lot since this.”
“It’s a different match. It’s the same teams more or less, but it’s a different match. It was a semi-final, there were no fans.
“You take it differently, the semi-final is different. Today is five months later, it’s the beginning of the season, the group stage.
“We are not thinking ‘we beat them so we will win again’. We are thinking ‘okay we beat them but it was tight and it’ll be another tight game again’.
“We have to be focused, strong and play with personality. We will see how the game finishes.
“We don’t think because we won last season that we will win again this season.”
“The Champions League is never easy in the group stage.
“We won the first game – but this game will be difficult too.
“It’s away (as well) so we have to keep going as we are, we’ve been very good.”
Mahrez is a special player with the right mindset. We’ll see if he plays a role in the huge UCL match.