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PSG coach Pochettino lays out gameplan for Man City upset

PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino says key to victory at Manchester City tonight is keeping them away from the ball.

PSG meet City needing to overturn a 2-1 deficit to reach the Champions League final.

Pochettino said, “It's the intention to deprive them of the ball. We are a team that also loves possession, but with a balance between possession and transition, due to the characteristics of our players.

"We will have to be clinical and aggressive. We need at least two goals to advance to the final.

"The final is a unique match, and that depends on several factors. In the semi-final you have two matches, the emotional approach is different, it will be there, because it's a result that affects your approach to the match. They will have an advantage and of course we will have to take risks, be aggressive. It's hard to know the keys to this game. Things are difficult to anticipate.

"Football is a game that may surprise you. There may be moments during the encounter that you will be able to manage because you have been successful in creating certain habits throughout the season. This is the method, the philosophy, and the team is prepared to manage these moments."

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