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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 W
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 Moura)

Lineups

# Player Bookings
16
24 73'
29
13
4
6
18 38' 59'
8 18'
9 8'
17
21 51'
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

Tuesday 9 February

19:14
18:47
18:42
18:30
18:23
17:52
17:51
17:26
16:42
16:30
15:56
15:30
14:32
14:14
13:38
13:08
12:36
12:32
11:52
11:46
11:43
10:49
10:22
09:33
09:07
06:12
04:54
03:53
03:01
02:10
02:04
01:26
00:42
00:15

Monday 8 February

23:30
23:09
22:58
22:47
21:51
20:52
20:13
20:04
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19:49
19:34
18:55
18:51
18:33
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17:36
17:34
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17:00
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16:34
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15:55
14:26
14:00
13:32
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12:20
12:09
11:58
11:31
11:20
09:56
09:19
08:50
06:58
05:57
05:56
05:11
04:20
03:33
03:29
02:07
02:04
01:58
01:00
00:59
00:57
00:55
00:07

Sunday 7 February

23:56
23:43
23:41
23:38
23:31
23:01
22:26
21:08
20:48
20:06
20:05
20:01
19:50
19:39
19:29
19:24
19:09
19:08
18:46
18:42
18:24
18:23
18:17
18:09
17:42
17:20
17:09
17:06
17:04
16:58
16:42
16:23
16:22
16:12
15:57
15:19
14:51
14:50
14:29
14:01
13:57
13:25
12:35
11:54
11:31
11:15
10:16
09:51
09:31
07:34
06:53
04:51
03:32
02:55
02:30
01:48
00:45
00:43
00:13

Ligue 1 table

# Team MP D P
1 25 +51 69
2 25 +8 45
3 25 +9 39
4 25 +2 39
5 25 +2 37
6 25 +7 36
7 25 +1 36
8 25 -5 36
9 25 +2 35
10 25 +9 34
11 25 -5 33
12 25 -2 31
13 25 -4 31
14 25 -5 31
15 25 +0 30
16 25 -6 29
17 25 -9 27
18 25 -3 26
19 25 -17 21
20 25 -35 11

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