Champions League: PSG coach Thomas Tuchel 'really surprised' to see video of players at party after Borussia Dortmund defeat

Neymar and Kylian Mbappe were among those attending a late party to celebrate the birthdays of Mauro Icardi, Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria

Reuters February 22, 2020 21:42:54 IST
Champions League: PSG coach Thomas Tuchel 'really surprised' to see video of players at party after Borussia Dortmund defeat
  • Paris Saint Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said he was surprised to see a video of his players partying two days after they were beaten 2-1 at Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League last-16 first leg

  • Neymar and Kylian Mbappe were among those attending a late party to celebrate the birthdays of Mauro Icardi, Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria

  • PSG lead the standings with 62 points from 25 games, 10 points ahead of second-placed Olympique de Marseille who host Nantes later on Saturday

Paris: Paris Saint Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said he was surprised to see a video of his players partying two days after they were beaten 2-1 at Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League last-16 first leg.

Champions League PSG coach Thomas Tuchel really surprised to see video of players at party after Borussia Dortmund defeat

File image of Thomas Tuchel. Reuters

Neymar and Kylian Mbappe were among those attending a late party to celebrate the birthdays of Mauro Icardi, Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria.

“I was really surprised yesterday afternoon to see that video. Really surprised,” Tuchel told reporters on Saturday on the eve of their Ligue 1 home game against Girondins de Bordeaux.

“We talked about it internally and it has to stay within the club.”

PSG lead the standings with 62 points from 25 games, 10 points ahead of second-placed Olympique de Marseille who host Nantes later on Saturday.

The French champions host Borussia in the return leg on 11 March.

Updated Date:

also read

Former Arsenal manager Terry Neill dies aged 80
Football

Former Arsenal manager Terry Neill dies aged 80

Terry Neill's seven-season spell as manager of the Gunners was best known for the north London club reaching three successive FA Cup finals in 1978, 1979 and 1980.

Premier League clubs to stop taking the knee before every match
Football

Premier League clubs to stop taking the knee before every match

In a Premier League statement, club captains said that instead, they would bend before selected games, "and in so doing we continue to show solidarity for a common cause".

Cristiano Ronaldo 'happy to be back' playing for Manchester United
Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo 'happy to be back' playing for Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo was “happy to be back” playing for Manchester United after he appeared for 45 minutes in the 1-1 draw against Spanish team Rayo Vallecano in a friendly match at Old Trafford on Sunday.