Thomas Tuchel, the coach of Paris Saint Germain believes that the animosity of the supporters of Manchester United towards Angel Di Maria has motivated him to perform better in the win of the Champions League.
Di Maria had recovered the failing first-half as he had been sent off flying into the ditch of pitch-side by Asley Young. He had also missed the vacant spot for creating strikes for PSG as they were inflicting their first defeat on Manchester United after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over.
The supporters of United Booed the former record signing of the club, Di Maria all throughout as they are still unforgiving of the weak performances that he has given during the season of 2014-15. Di Maria responded to booing just by pointing to his ear. Also, he pretended like he is taking a swig as a large bottle was thrown at him.
Tuchel has exasperated of this Argentinian in the first half. However, he believes that he responded in a positive manner to the jeers of the fans of Manchester United. He goes on to say that he feels that the guy is pretty competitive and teasing him doesn’t make him any weaker. It was a hard time, but not that much. He says that he had been a bit surprised as he felt that Di Maria’s relationship with the supporters. He had been a bit nervous, maybe because he wanted to show too much. He wasn’t calm in the first half, but in the second, he had been pretty decisive.