Paris Saint Germain (PSG) defender Presnel Kimpembe has admitted that they were complacent against Manchester United in the second leg of their last 16 tie in the Champions League.
French international Kimpembe told YouTube’s Brog Stories that PSG were relaxed against Manchester United mainly due to their first-leg advantage against the Red Devils.
Presnel Kimpembe was controversially involved in both legs of the Champions League tie between Manchester United and PSG.
Many fans and pundits felt he should have been sent off with two yellow cards in the first leg meeting at Old Trafford before he went on to score the opening goal in the second half.
Kylian Mbappe added a second goal to give PSG a 2-0 lead but that advantage evaporated in the second leg at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday night.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku scored a brace in the first half of that game to give his side a 2-1 lead either side of the equaliser from Juan Bernat.
With the aid of VAR, Presnel Kimpembe was controversially penalised for handball in the PSG box in added time after substitute Diogo Dalot’s shot hit his hand.
Red Devils striker Marcus Rashford made no mistake from the resulting penalty as he converted to take Manchester United into the quarterfinals via a 3-1 victory.