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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

L 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

Monday 29 August

Sunday 28 August

23:57
23:55
23:53
23:05
22:50
22:21
22:09
21:03
20:42
20:06
19:57
18:57
18:22
17:32
17:19
17:15
17:06
16:57
16:42
16:23
16:04
15:26
14:51
13:40
13:36
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08:07
07:04
06:30
06:21
05:03
04:49
02:12
01:59
01:33
00:55
00:18
00:13
00:06

Saturday 27 August

23:26
23:03
22:20
22:16
22:11
22:01
21:47
21:38
21:24
21:12
20:49
20:35
20:24
20:07
20:06
20:05
20:03
19:51
19:42
19:25
19:25
19:19
19:09
19:08
18:38
18:09
18:04
18:00
17:53
17:53
17:52
17:34
17:34
16:52
16:23
16:22
15:58
15:24
14:14
13:23
13:10
12:30
12:21
11:55
11:42
11:24
10:19
07:42
06:39
05:36
05:24
04:26
04:10
03:28
01:56
01:55
00:51

Ligue 1 table

# Team MP D P
1 3 +3 7
2 3 +3 7
3 3 +2 7
4 3 +3 6
5 3 +2 6
6 3 +1 6
7 3 +0 6
8 3 -1 6
9 3 +3 5
10 3 +1 4
11 3 +1 4
12 3 +1 4
13 3 +0 4
14 3 -1 4
15 3 +0 3
16 3 +0 3
17 3 -1 3
18 3 -4 0
19 3 -6 0
20 3 -7 0

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