Former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Jean-Michel Larqué has lamented the dearth of defensive contribution from the French heavyweights’ star-attacking trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr, and Kylian Mbappe.
Jean-Michel Larqué believes Paris Saint-Germain are an unbalanced workforce with three attackers who don’t defend. The previous PSG midfielder additionally recommended PSG don’t have a defensive division sturdy sufficient to win the Champions League title.
Paris Saint-Germain are one of many favourites to win the Champions League title this season. The French behemoths boast a star-studded squad, headlined by their attacking trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr, and Kylian Mbappe.
They’ve secured their passage to the round-of-16 of the Champions League after ending second in Group H, behind Portuguese aspect Benfica.
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Paris Saint-Germain are an unbalanced workforce with three attackers who don’t defend, says Jean-Michel Larqué
PSG will tackle one other European heavyweight within the Champions League spherical of 16. The Ligue 1 aspect will sq. off with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich within the final 16 of Europe’s premier membership competitors.
Talking on Rothen Ignites, former Paris Saint-Germain participant Jean-Michel Larqué, who’s now a sports activities journalist, expressed issues in regards to the membership’s protection.
“Ramos’ efficiency crystallizes criticism however I wouldn’t need to blame all of the ills, all of the duties of an unbalanced workforce on a single participant,” Jean-Michel Larqué mentioned on Rothen Ignites [via Paris Fans].
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“We frequently communicate, tactically, of an unbalanced workforce with three attackers who don’t defend. There’s a protection that’s nonetheless in nice problem in my eyes as a result of the hassle of the Parisian leaders is continually targeted on the names in entrance. And behind, occasionally, we take a participant who provides satisfaction.”
Jean-Michel Larqué added that groups win large competitions solely once they have a stable protection and recommended PSG presently lacks one.
In the meantime, PSG presently sits prime of the factors desk in Ligue 1. The defending champions have 47 factors from 19 matches within the French prime flight to date within the 22/23 season.
PSG have received 15 of the 19 video games they’ve to date performed within the Ligue 1 within the ongoing marketing campaign. They’ve additionally suffered two defeats and drawn two matches within the Ligue 1 to date within the 22/23 season.
PSG enjoys a three-point lead on the prime over second-placed Lens, who’ve 44 factors from 19 matches within the Ligue 1 to date this season.