Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma believes his side has the qualities to secure victory over Manchester City in Wednesday’s Champions League game.
PSG currently trail City in Group A, having secured eight points from four games. The game between the sides could decide the leader of the group. PSG have not lost a game since October 3 when they suffered a defeat against Rennes in a league game and are yet to taste defeat in the 2021-22 Champions League campaign.
PSG’s Gianluigi Donnarumma Counting on Team Spirit Against Manchester City
Gianluigi Donnarumma Confident of Victory Against City in Champions League
Considering their recent form, Donnarumma is optimistic the Parisians have all it takes to secure a win over Pep Guardiola’s men at the Parc des Princes.
In a statement on the club website, Donnarumma said;
”It will of course be difficult, but it will be for them too. We know that we can beat anyone, so we need to go there with the confidence in ourselves, and wanting to win, as we do every time. There is very good team spirit, we are putting in real effort for one and other. We have the qualities to do all of that. Our strength is being able to punish the opposition when it’s needed, that’s the way we approach matches and win matches.”
Donnarumma recollects first Champions League game against Manchester City
Donnarumma has relived his experience when he played his first game in the Champions League against Manchester City on September 28 and helped his side clich a 4-0 victory in the encounter.
The 22-year-old Italian goalkeeper has revealed his feelings on the occasion and hopes to help PSG secure more victories in their games.
“It was crazy! A first match in the Champions League is special. When you hear the music, the atmosphere in the stadium, the supporters singing… It’s incredible. For a footballer, it’s the very pinnacle to play in this competition, I am very happy to have been able do so with Paris Saint-Germain, and I hope we will continue to play well and win,” he continued.
“The first encounter against them was difficult. But with the quality that we have in the squad, we managed to break down our opponent and win the match. We were well prepared for the match. I was able to help the team and I am very happy about that, because that’s what I am here for. We deserved to win, but we need to continue and play even better in order to continue to win. We need to suffer together, the team can do it because we have a great coach who prepares for matches in an excellent manner. Even if we do need to suffer, we are united to get through it together.”
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