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Blanc: We didn´t deserve to win

28 October 2013 00:12

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc admitted his side were lucky to salvage a nervy 2-2 draw away to Saint-Etienne on Sunday.

A second-half strike from Edinson Cavani and late goal from Blaise Matuidi was enough to secure a point for Blanc's men, as they fought back from 2-0 down to extend their unbeaten league run to 11 games.

Despite being frustrated for much of the game against a spirited Saint-Etienne side, Blanc says he still found the time to enjoy the occasion.

He told Canal+ after the game: "The match was difficult for PSG, the technical staff and the coach, but contrary to what you might think I actually had a good time.

"Paris needs to understand that it is a good thing that we can still meet teams such as Saint-Etienne."

Despite his own personal experience, Blanc was unhappy with his team's defensive display.

He added: "Tonight we gave two goals away to Saint-Etienne with two defensive errors.

"Paris did not do enough to win the game and, with the game they had, Saint-Etienne deserved at least a point."

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Info

2 - 2

PSG

W W W W L
Competition
Ligue 1
Date
27 October 2013
Game week
11
Kick-off
21:00
Half-time
1 - 0
Full-time
2 - 2

Goals

B. Corgnet 18'
(assist by R. Hamouma) 
1 - 0
R. Hamouma 51'  
2 - 0
2 - 1
68' E. Cavani
 (assist by Maxwell)
2 - 2
90'+3 B. Matuidi
 (assist by Lucas)

Lineups

# Player Bookings
16
24 73'
29
13
4
6
18 38' 59'
21 51'
8 18'
9 8'
17
Coach: C. Galtier
# Player Bookings
30
13 29'
17 43'
23
5
14 90+3'
8
24
10
9 68'
22
Coach: L. Blanc

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
28
7
27
10
19
26
30
# Player Bookings
7 69'
29
25
1
6
21
35

Thursday 29 January

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23:48
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Ligue 1 table

# Team MP D P
1 22 +30 48
2 22 +20 44
3 22 +20 44
4 22 +10 40
5 22 +7 39
6 22 +8 35
7 22 -2 33
8 22 -1 31
9 22 -3 31
10 22 -6 30
11 22 -9 29
12 22 -9 28
13 22 -2 27
14 22 -5 23
15 22 -7 23
16 22 -14 23
17 22 -11 22
18 22 -5 21
19 22 -8 20
20 22 -13 20

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