October 23, 2021

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How Mahrez persuaded De Bruyne to take a free kick

How Mahrez persuaded De Bruyne to take a free kick

Riyadh Mahrez His team scored the winning goal Manchester City PSG (2-1) in the first leg of the semi-final of the Champions League on Wednesday night. Algerian International scored from a free kick to take Citizens to the final.

The Algerian international demonstration against the Parisians was widely commented on British Press.

« Riyadh Mahrez One of Man City’s stars with a 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals “, Confirms Sky Sports, emphasizes it.” The free kick owes a fortune as the opposition wall melts into the Parisian night, but Mahrez deserves this moment with his performance. .

« Algeria International has been awesome for City this season. Man of the match in the Carabao Cup final this weekend, he is even better here in attack and defense. City had a lot of defensive work at the start of the game, but it was important for Mahrez to keep his body in the way of the block as Neymar was about to shoot from inside the box. Repair “, Sky Sports confirms, but surprised” That’s why there’s also the winger ? »

« The best first touch to the ball in English football »

« Joao did more tackles than Mahrez at Cancel alone, but no one had more shots – and one of them made the difference, persuading Kevin de Bruyne to step aside and he could seize the opportunity. “, Maintains the same source.

« He asked me if I could take a free kick and I said: “If you believe in yourself, take it”. I have full confidence in my team. He scored, so who am I to say anything about it? He told the Belgian international press after the match.

Mahrez deserves to be a player ” With the best first touch of the ball in English football – and 74 of them during the game “Sky Sports believes in captain of Algerian football team” All but two of his fifty passes. He just looks like a confident player, playing his best at almost 30 years old. .

« That’s why Rahim sat on the sterling bench. Although Phil Foden’s form sought to include him, Mahrez also made himself controversial. With this proof, he could be a key figure even in the second leg – and beyond », Sky Sports ends.

« There were a lot of heroes on the pitch for City in the second half, but it’s a special moment for Mahrez, who grew up in Cercelles on the outskirts of Paris – not far from the Parc des Princess. “, Predicts a tabloid called The Sun.” [Mahrez] De Bruyne took a free kick instead and did not disappoint even though he went through the wall. Once again a great match player who lived up to expectations “The regional newspaper Manchester Supports the Evening News.

« Yes, Mahrez was lucky, not particularly good strike came through the hole in the wall. But in this case, if there was no hole in the wall, it could not be a target “, Summarizes The Guardian.

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