Blanc needing to repose on victory
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc is hoping his reigning Ligue 1 champions can build on Wednesday night’s first away victory from the season when they go Toulouse this weekend.
The Parisians, who had Lucas and Marquinhos to thank because of their midweek 2-0 win at Stade Michel-d’Ornano, had only collected four points from their previous four away games but remain unbeaten so far this year. Blanc’s men currently sit fourth from the standings just three points behind leaders Marseille along with the 48-year-old is confident his side can come away from Stadium Municipal with a positive result.
He told his side’s official website: “The results is incredibly reassuring. Inside our situation, it is important was several points. Paris Saint-Germain had struggled to win away, now we’ve done it.
“We travel away to Toulouse again on Saturday. Were inside a tricky period. We now have spoken a great deal while using the players. Lots of clubs go through these moments when you’ve got to dig deep.”
On-loan C?te d’Ivoire defender Serge Aurier makes his resume his former club but star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic may be sidelined that has a heel injury and misses the match. Blanc told a news conference on Friday: “We’ve got some hopes (for Ibrahimovic) to recuperate for Bar?a (Tuesday inside UEFA Champions League). We’ll see how are you affected in (your next) two days.”
Toulouse go to the clash on the back of Tuesday’s comfortable 3-0 victory at Rennes after a mix of results hitherto Cheap Fifa Coins this term, however they just have dropped two points at home and sit tenth, just three points behind Saturday’s opponents.
Coach Alain Casanova is confident his side could potentially cause an upset for your visit of PSG, and the man told his club’s official website: “I believe and what will increase the risk for difference generally speaking will probably be both the mental and technical, also the tactical and physical (components), these four components will be important. Anything is possible. Just consider the results in the Coupe de France annually.”
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