Marco Verratti “this goal relieved us” [EN / FR]

[EN] Scorer against Nantes during the victory of Paris Saint Germain 3-0 in the Coupe de France semi finals, Marco Verratti is very happy to have contributed to the qualification for the final.

“It was a very tough game, like always in the semi-finals of the Cup because a place in the final is at stake. It was hard to get that first goal. We are happy to have won and to have qualified for the final. Nantes defended very deep, so we had to try our luck from further out. That’s what I did. I’m happy because the goal set us on our way. It’s never easy to win this type of match. Dani’s goal was incredible. He tried something that only he knows how to do. We are very happy for him.”

[FR] Buteur face à Nantes lors de la victoire du Paris Saint Germain 3-0 en demi-finale de la Coupe de France, Marco Verratti est très heureux d’avoir contribué à la qualification pour la finale.

“C’était un match difficile, comme toujours en demi-finale car on joue pour une place en finale. C’était dur d’aller chercher le premier but. On est content d’avoir réussi à s’imposer et de se qualifier pour la finale. Nantes a défendu très bas, il fallait donc tenter sa chance de loin. C’est ce que j’ai fait. Je suis content car ce but nous a libéré. Ce n’est jamais facile de gagner ce type de match. Le but de Dani Alves ? Il est incroyable. Il a tenté un geste fantastique dont il a le secret. On est très content pour lui.”

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