Kylian Mbappe said Paris Saint-Germain would bounce back after losing 2-1 to Manchester United in the Champions League.
At a Glance Sports – Kylian Mbappe responded to the criticism that led to Paris Saint-Germain losing 2-1 at home to Manchester United at the Parc des Princes.
Last season's runners-up suffered a shock defeat last weekend, by Marcus Rashford on goal difference.
PSG found themselves on the brink of criticism after a lackluster performance, but Mbappe said his team were ready to respond.
“This is not the first time we have lost our first group stage match.
“We know how to respond and I'm sure we will rise.” he told the club's official website ahead of Wednesday's match against Istanbul Basaksehir.
“The matches are successful with each other quickly and we will try to win in Istanbul out of respect for the shirt and the club.
“All the games are important, but when you play every two or three days it is still difficult, even if you are the biggest contender.”
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The start of the season has been a challenge for PSG, which has suffered from injuries and Covid-19 infection, and the World Cup winner admits it has been difficult.
“The start of the season was difficult physically, but especially mentally, because we had no preparation to play.
“We came back from the finals at the end of August, then left to join our national team, while the others had Covid.”
“Of course we can respond later, the team is also currently in high spirits, we are already prepared.”
“Usually, after the Champions League final, whether you win or lose,
“You go on vacation, or you have an international competition and then you go on vacation.
“No matter what, you take a break from football, recharge your batteries to be effective and prepare for the new season.” the lid.
PSG itself will return to compete against Manchester United later in December.
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