The former French striker did not go round to question the Argentine coach: “If you want to win the Champions League, you can’t defend with seven players.”
The defeat of PSG against him Manchester City by Champions League, which left Lionel Messi’s team second in the group and guarantees him a more demanding crossing in the round of 16, aroused several criticisms.
Thierry Henry, world champion with France as a player and current assistant to Roberto Martínez in the Belgian national team, took aim without regard against Mauricio Pochettino, coach of Paris Saint Germain. “If you want to win the Champions League, you can’t defend with seven players. It’s impossible, I don’t care who you are”.
Then, in dialogue with the CBS Sports network, I added: “The wings are exposed, so it is practically a three against one, three against two on the field. The team that wins titles, and the Champions League even more, have their three forwards facing the ball. That way, the sides will feel more comfortable with what happens behind them.”.
“Right now they are too exposed. France teams can’t expose them, but Manchester City can“, Sentenced the former striker.
Manchester City’s victory over PSG for the Champions League