It was an excellent evening for Metropolis as they booked their place within the Champions League ultimate for the primary time in historical past with a 2-Zero win on the Etihad, giving them a 4-1 victory on mixture.
It was a Riyad Mahrez brace that made the distinction on Tuesday however there have been superb performances from the entire Metropolis facet who made themselves look a special class to the French champions.
By the closing phases of the match PSG had fully misplaced their self-discipline and began kicking out at their opponents and making heavy challenges.
Angel Di Maria was proven a purple card for an idiotic kick at Fernandinho and Ferdinand felt it was all right down to Metropolis’s high quality making it really feel like they have been mocking PSG.
‘By the tip of it by the way in which they have been taking the mick,’ Ferdinand stated of Man Metropolis’s efficiency in opposition to PSG.
‘It was embarrassing, nearly, by the tip of if it for this PSG crew who’re stuffed with expertise, stuffed with winners.
‘They have been a special degree so large hats off to Pep [Guardiola] and his crew.’
Mahrez stated that final 12 months’s overwhelmed finalists ‘misplaced their nerve’ within the second half, which led to their ill-discipline.
‘We performed effectively second half and we might have scored extra,’ stated the in-form Algerian star. ‘They misplaced their nerve and began to kick us and after the purple card it was extra comfy.’
Metropolis go on to the Champions League ultimate on 29 Might the place they may face both Actual Madrid or Chelsea who play their second leg on Wednesday after drawing 1-1 in Spain final week.
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