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Tuchel insists PSG deserved victory over Atalanta

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel insists they deserved their Champions League quarterfinal triumph over Atalanta.

La Dea were leading at the 89th minute via Mario Pasalic, only for PSG goals from Marquinhos and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting in injury-time to earn the French the win.

Tuchel said, “I never had the feeling we wouldn't score a goal eventually. I even told my assistants, once we get one, I'm sure we'll score a second straight away.

“We played a very, very good match and our qualification for the semi-final is absolutely deserved. Naturally, there was also a bit of luck, but if you watched the whole game, we deserved to go through.

“We were in total control for the second half, found our rhythm and the players who came off the bench were exceptional, making a big difference. The goals were down to the mentality of this group."

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