Football : Verratti on the bench, Tuchel justifies himself

Football :

Thomas Tuchel has decided to renew the eleven Parisian victorious RB Leipzig, this Sunday against Bayern, in the final of the Champions League. Which means Herrera and Paredes frame Marquinhos in midfield at Verratti’s expense.

This strong choice, the German coach of PSG justified himself before the kickoff on the antenna of RMC Sport. “Marco is ready, but not for 90 minutes. We decided to keep Paredes and Ander for the rhythm, we start with players capable of playing 90 minutes, that gives us more possibilities to change. Having Marco who can come in is great! “

And to add as to his strategy for this very special meeting: “We will not leave the ball to Bayern, even if they will necessarily have possession sometimes. I also hope that we will have it, Bayern will push high, the challenge will be to find spaces between the lines. It will be difficult. […] Hope the players are okay. You don’t have to think too much about the circumstances. We have to play this free match, enjoy playing together, fight and suffer together, it’s a dream for all players. “

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