Kylian Mbappe: 'Paris Saint-Germain not anxious about Manchester United tie'

Kylian Mbappe: 'Paris Saint-Germain not anxious about Manchester United tie'

Tuchel's men toiled when chasing the game, showing the familiar, disjointed hallmarks of a group of individuals who are not yet a team, as their league unbeaten record deservedly disappeared.

And due to their level of performance against third-placed Lyon, the 2018 FIFA World Cup victor believes there's no cause for panic ahead of their last-16 showdown with the Premier League giants on February 12.

They got their reward through Dembele just after the half hour, and Fekir's penalty secured the three points - Lyon defending resolutely to cling on to a memorable victory.

PSG travel to Old Trafford for the first leg in just over a week but Tuchel insists he's not anxious about the game and says he was encouraged by his side's performance in the second half against Lyon. "Lyon played with a lot of quality, but I liked our second period".

'We have not realised our many opportunities.

"Do not be anxious about us", he added. In the meantime, we have to work between us to show something else.

The pair had overseen Man United grind out a scrappy win against Claude Puel's side, with Marcus Rashford scoring the game's only goal on nine minutes.

"We know we can play better, but you can't play fantasy football all the time", he said.

The capital side lacked steel in midfield in the absence of injured Marco Verratti and missed the spark of Neymar, who will also sit out the February 12 first leg against Manchester United at Old Trafford due to a foot injury.

United will face the French champions themselves next week and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping one of his players can demonstrate the confident dribbling which proved so beneficial for Depay on Sunday evening.

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