Kevin De Bruyne has revealed what Pep Guardiola asked Manchester City’s players to do before their inspired second-half comeback in Paris.
When asked what Guardiola told the players at half time, De Bruyne said: “Just play a little bit more with the ball.
“In the first half we were a little bit too rushed and we wanted to go forward too quickly and that is not the way that we are set up as a team.
“In the second half we did really well and we tried to find the spaces more patiently and we did that, they are a tough team to play against and the progression we made as a team was good.”
De Bruyne admitted that it had been “a game of two halves” and that City had struggled to contain PSG during the opening stages.
Yet in response, City changed the way they pressed their opponents, according to De Bruyne, and he was delighted with their second half performance.
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