"Everyone should give more on the field" : Galtier’s uncompromising observation on PSG

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While many observers have criticized PSG’s level of play in recent weeks, coach Christophe Galtier brought up the issue at a press conference on Tuesday (January 31st).

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Since the beginning of 2023, PSG has not impressed its rivals as much as before. A loss at Lens, a loss at Rennes, a draw at home against Reims last Sunday… many poor performances that question the clear dominance PSG has exerted over the rest of the French championship since the start of the season. On January 29, Reims captain Yunis Abdelhamid criticized some Parisian players, especially in the offensive sector, after his team’s draw. “We know that he doesn’t play much in the front (laughs) (…) The three in front don’t defend (…) They always try to put some pressure on them, but once they make that effort, they don’t get involved any more. in their team’s defensive duties”especially started. An observation shared by many football fans.

At a press conference on Tuesday, January 31st, Christophe Galtier returned to the discussion. “We cannot be satisfied with what we did against Reims (1-1) in the first half. We have to find a much higher level of play immediately”According to the comments reported by, said in the introduction RMC Sports. Regarding the involvement of the offensive trio of Neymar, Messi and Mbappé, the Parisian coach admitted: “Everybody should give more on the field”. On the other hand, it is out of question for him to question neither his system nor his attackers. “Let’s take the Reims game. If Kylian (Mbappé) and Leo (Messi) had accomplished what they usually achieve on the offensive level, we certainly wouldn’t be having this discussion.”, he continued. Understand that if they were more decisive, their defensive shortcomings would be less obvious. Heading to the Montpellier turf on Wednesday, February 1st, PSG remains the leader of the championship, three points ahead of the second Lens.

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Source: Programme Television

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