PSG has a series of ten games without defeat in the UEFA Champions League, which lasts for one year, from 3 October 2012, in a 1-0 defeat to FC Porto in group phase of last edition. Since then, whether they met Valencia, Porto, Benfica and Barcelona, ??the Parisians have not succumbed to anyone.
Eliminated last season unbeaten in knosck-out stages, after 2-2 and 1-1 with Barcelona in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain won the Ligue 1 title meantime and began in force the Champions League this season, with two victories, 4-1 against Olympiakos and 3-0 with Benfica in Group C.
With an extremely valuable squad, reinforced with players like Edinson Cavani, Marquinhos or Digne this summer, Laurent Blanc’s team is one of the candidates to conquer the Champions League this season. And the French game entitles them to hope to win this trophy. Wednesday, October 2, in the match against Benfica, the Parisians have changed 812 successful passes, a fantastic performance if you remember that in the last ten years only one team managed more accurate passes in a UCL game: FC Barcelona.
Tiki-taka, that fabric of passes that made ??famous Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona and Del Bosque’s Spanish national team, was therefore “important” successful by the French champions, who have already launched their candidacy for the best prize in European football at club level.