Tuchel: 'Concentrate on our own performance'

Press conferences

Find out what Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel had to say at the pre-match press conference ahead of the Ligue 1 clash away to Amiens:


"Only Colin Dagba, Abdou Diallo and Presnel Kimpembe are missing. We have training on Friday and we'll make a decision conerning the other players then. Neymar will have a fitness test this afternoon after training. If everything goes well, Marquinhos, Gueye and Marco Verratti will also be available."


"In a match like this, before the Champions League last-16 with a lot of tension, it's important to stay focused on us, on the fact that we're strong, that we're a structured team, with quality. We mustn't think about what Amiens can do. This team has nothing to lose, because everyone expects us to win. We can't think about Amiens' situation, or the fact that we are favourites. We have to stay calm, play to our strengths and focus on our performance. That's the most important thing."



"He's a key player because he helps everyone. Whether he plays in central defence or in midfield, it doesn't make any difference to me. I like when he plays in midfield because he can show his ability to win back possession high up the pitch, help the attacking players by closing down space for them and also win aerial duels. He can also play between the two positions. He is super reliable and very professional."


"Edinson brings his incredible mentality to the table. He's one of the greatest players in the club's history, a goalscorer, who has the mentality to work for the team. He's the first defender. He never stops running and fills in the gaps. He's strong, has the experience and the mentality for big games. We're a great team that plays in four competitions that everyone sees us win. But for that to happen, you need quality and mentality. Edinson has all that."