Paris Saint Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino believe it real MadridThe first goal on Wednesday night was not supposed to stand.
Karim Benzema to press on Gianluigi Donnarumma as the Italian procrastinated with the ball in the box, which eventually led to him losing possession and the Frenchman scoring the goal.
“A feeling of great injustice” Pochettino said after the game. “Because of the purpose.
“It was a clear foul on the part of Benzema on the Donnarumma. The emotional state of the game changed and we were exposed. It was a big blow because we were the best team in the match.
“We won 180 minutes, but real Madrid He had nothing to lose at 1-1 and threw everything at us.”
Though Donnarumma came under criticism, the Argentine coach came to the defense of his goalkeeper.
“It’s not a mistake because it was a clear foul.” Pochettino insist. “I’ve seen it 30 or 40 times from all angles.
“It was not a mistake, it was a foul. Small details are taken into account, and the VAR system did not call a decisive foul.
“It was a defining factor that influenced the mood of both teams and the stadium. We were in control.”