Related

Article

Leonardo delighted with PSG performance

1 November 2012 06:06

Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo labelled his side's 2-0 Coupe de la Ligue win over Marseille one of their best results this season.

Wednesday's clash pitted Ligue 1's first and third-placed sides against each other, and after

drawing 2-2 in a league meeting earlier this season, expectations were high

heading into the match.

But goals from Thiago Silva and Jeremy Menez wrapped up the win for the

hosts, and Leonardo hopes the Ligue 1 leaders can continue their good form.

"I think it was a

really, really good game," Leonardo said.

"We played very, very well.

And you can see it with the fans' reaction and the atmosphere in the locker

room. Everyone is pleased of what we did today.

"I think it's our best game

with the ones against Dynamo Kiev and Lille."

PSG were aided by the decision to

send off Marseille defender Rod Fanni after 27 minutes, and Thiago Silva opened the scoring from

the resulting penalty.

Leonardo believed referee Antony

Gautier made the right call.

"I believe it was a

penalty," he said. "I don't know if the action was in or out of the

box, I did not see it on TV, but there is a foul.

"It's a bit harsh.

"You got a penalty and a red

card, you got a double sentence. But it's the rules and the referee was

right."

Fanni, however, believed his infringement should not have

resulted in a penalty.

"First of all,

my foul was outside the box, so the penalty was not justified," Fanni

said.

"At the start

of the season, they showed us videos saying that even if you are the last

defender, if the foul is done outside the box, it's yellow card, and here I got

a red card so I'm asking myself a lot of questions about the referee's

decisions tonight.

"I'm really,

really disappointed."

Sponsored links

Info

Competition
Coupe de la Ligue
Date
31 October 2012
Kick-off
20:55
Half-time
1 - 0
Full-time
2 - 0
Venue
Parc des Princes (Paris)
Attendance
43753

Goals

Thiago Silva (PG) 29'  
1 - 0
J. Ménez 50'  
2 - 0

Lineups

# Player Bookings
30
15 33'
24 27'
3
2
18
7 4'
28
19
11
10
Coach: E. Baup

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
25
8
5
16
20
23
3
# Player Bookings
8 82'
13
27
25
1
4
14

Wednesday 17 September

Tuesday 16 September

23:50
23:46
23:42
23:23
23:06
23:05
22:57
22:50
22:49
22:44
22:38
22:36
22:05
21:07
21:04
20:56
20:48
20:28
19:50
19:46
19:38
19:27
19:09
19:09
18:40
17:51
17:33
17:28
16:58
16:40
16:39
16:20
15:58
14:42
14:33
14:27
14:26
13:57
12:49
12:22
10:21
10:13
09:44
09:32
06:58
06:43
06:03
05:59
05:37
05:20
04:08
03:37
03:17
03:11
02:53
01:21
01:16
00:36
00:32

Monday 15 September

23:54
23:22
23:10
22:54
22:42
22:03
21:59
21:23
21:05
20:50
20:33
20:05
19:32
18:59
18:54
18:22
18:05
17:55
17:55
17:11
17:05
16:51
16:29
16:25
15:49
15:23
14:53
14:44
14:33
14:30
14:10
14:01
13:47
13:12
13:06
12:41
12:34
12:20
11:25
11:15
10:51
10:17
10:17
09:58
09:51
09:39
09:38
09:04
07:07
07:03
05:59
05:01
04:45
04:03
03:08
03:03
02:54
01:31
01:06
00:21

Facebook