Champions League: Pochettino facing sack after PSG’s elimination

Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino is facing an imminent sack at the club following his side’s elimination from the Champions League on Wednesday.

Le Parisien reports that both Pochettino and PSG’s Sporting Director, Leonardo would both pay the price for the defeat.

Pochettino watched as Real Madrid eliminated PSG from the Champions League round of 16 second-leg tie after losing 3-1.

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Karim Benzema scored three goals to send Real Madrid into the quarter-final as Kylian Mbappe’s lone goal was not enough for PSG.

Real Madrid had lost 1-0 against PSG in the first leg and qualified on a 3-2 aggregate win.

Speaking at his post-match press conference, Pochettino said: “The present is all I can deal with.

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“As for the future, what will be will be. We play to compete and to win. It’s a hard blow to take, but we have to keep a calm head now.”

 

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