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Champions League: PSG fans lean for a duel against Manchester City

2021-04-14T13:10:59.678Z

Before knowing the name of their opponent in the semi-finals of the Champions League, the Parisian supporters gave their preference. M



PSG and its supporters will soon be fixed!

At the end of the evening, around 11 p.m., the capital club will know the name of its opponent for the semi-finals of the Champions League.

The draw having taken place in mid-March, we know that the Parisians will face either the English from Manchester City or the Germans from Borussia Dortmund.

In the quarter-final first leg last week, City won with a short header (2-1) and seems to be slightly favorite for the ticket to the last four of the event.

While waiting for the outcome, we offered to fans of the Parisian club to give their opinions, on Twitter, for their favorite opponent for the semi-final.

At 2 p.m., out of 273 votes cast, the result was extremely balanced, tight, undecided.

50.4% of supporters gave their preference for a duel against City, against 49.6% for Dortmund ...

Already qualified for the semi-finals of the #LiguedesChampions, PSG must wait until tonight to know their opponent



So, Parisian fans, who do you prefer to face? 😏

- The Parisian |

PSG (@le_Parisien_PSG) April 14, 2021

Matthieu, 29 years old and PSG fan "from the cradle", leans in favor of City.

"In 2016 (

Editor's note: in the quarter-finals of the Champions League

), I went to Manchester with friends," says this project manager in marketing, who was present in 2020 near the Park for the victory against ... Dortmund.

We had driven ten hours for that.

Lolo Blanc gave us an unprecedented 3-5-2.

This is not a good memory (

Editor's note:

after obtaining the draw at the Park, PSG lost 1-0 on the return

).

In addition, I am a fan of Manchester United and I would not mind that we offer City and Guardiola.

It would also be a beautiful symbol to take revenge, after having done so with Barcelona and Bayern.

Dortmund, we have already beaten them (

Editor's note: last season in the round of 16

), I was there despite the confinement, it is one of the strongest moments that I have lived.

"

Revenge to be taken on 1996

Same feeling of revenge in Kévin, 32 years old.

“My sporting preference would be to face Dortmund, because they are a cut below City, but the story would be so beautiful if we took our revenge on Manchester, explains this loyal club since 1997. This season, we beat Barcelona , Bayern, teams which had eliminated us in the past and which we still remember… If we beat City, that would lessen our elimination in 1996 and give a historical side to our course.

Chance made us take our revenge this season, it would be logical that this continues.

The Parisians also took their revenge on Manchester United, who eliminated them in the round of 16 in 2019, during the group stage.

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Even if City are among the main favorites for the European title, Kévin thinks PSG capable of a new feat.

“If we beat them, it will add even more prestige to our European course.

We cannot say that we do not deserve our final.

It's been years that we have known disillusions and disappointments in the Champions League, we feel that something is happening this year.

Since last year's Final 8, the team is more united.

Seeing this team suffer and win together is so rare.

When we see that even Mbappé is running an 80-meter run for defensive action.

This season, anything is possible.

"

📸 "We are in semis!"

: here are the beautiful images of the Parisian players' party after the #PSGFCB match



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- The Parisian |

PSG (@le_Parisien_PSG) April 14, 2021

For Fred, 55, Dortmund "is less glamorous" and "for the show, it will be good to fall against City".

"The geopolitical rivalry between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (

Editor's note: City owners

) would give an additional dimension to this duel," continues this comic strip merchant.

After eliminating a Spanish club (

Editor's note:

Barcelona

), a German club (

Editor's note: Bayern

), it would be good to afford an English club.

It's risky, because City are very strong.

"

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A PSG fan since 1982, Fred also sees another advantage in facing City.

“The players might be more rigorous, focused and serious, against City.

Often when is favorite, we tend to play less well and not keep our rank.

"

Between choosing heart and revenge or choosing reason, Ronnie, 30, opts for reason.

“Dortmund is the most affordable print run,” says this computer engineer.

If we find them in the semi-finals, it means that they have taken out City and that they are dangerous, but despite everything, City seems to me stronger, more complete.

I prefer to face the weaker team on paper to have more chances of qualifying for the final.

»Answer in a few hours.

Source: leparis

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