Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | France

No panic at PSG after League Cup exit



Paris St Germain were refusing to panic after being knocked out on penalties by St Etienne in the French League Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday.

PSG, who thrashed Troyes 4-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday, enjoyed plenty of possession at Geoffroy Guichard but were denied by impressive keeper Stephane Ruffier and the match ended 0-0 after extra time.

"The team were good. I have nothing to reproach the players. We controlled the game for 120 minutes," coach Carlo Ancelotti was quoted as saying in French media on Wednesday.

"It's a performance that gives us confidence for the future. Ruffier is a god keeper, he played a good game but the whole St Etienne team played a good game."

Sports director Leonardo echoed Ancelotti's view, saying St Etienne were the fresher team.

"We controlled this team but we did not score. That's the story of this game. Nothing upset me, there's nothing to say," he said.

PSG travel to Nice in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

Shop

Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R202.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Neil Tovey
Brockie - A striking example
Jeremy Brockie has only been in South Africa since January but has made a big impression.

Dr Errol Sweeney
Ref in red card 'blunder'
In my last blog for supersport.com I stated that video technology is, more than ever, required to...

Sunday Oliseh
EPL goes to war with non-Euro foreigners
What will the Barclays Premier League be without foreigners today? Uninteresting to say the least...

Carol Radull
LVG has arrived
I said it a few weeks ago, that once Man United found their footing, it would be impossible to stop...

Segun Odegbami
Football is full of failed coaches
I admit that I am looking for trouble writing today about coaches. I do not really like discussing...

John Dykes
Ups and downs for Mersey managers
My thoughts have increasingly turned to Merseyside of late as Social Media has been abuzz with talk...