What happened between Manchester City captain and Riyad Mahrez before the winning strike against St Germain?

The Belgian captain of Manchester City, Kevin De Bruyne, revealed the dialogue that took place between him and his Algerian colleague, Riyad Mahrez, before the implementation of the second direct kick that resulted in a goal against host Paris Saint-Germain during the match between the two teams in the first leg of the semi-final round of the Champions League soccer The "Citizen" ended up for 2-1.

De Bruyne said in televised statements: "Before the violation, Riyad asked me if he could pay, and I told him yes, if you trust yourself, he scored the goal and proved that he is a decisive high-class player ... and then who am I to say something?"

About the confrontation, De Bruyne said: "It was a two-game match. We started well in the first 10 minutes and dominated somewhat, but they are a distinguished team and have high quality in front, and our nets conceded a bad way."

He added: "After the second half was better and better, I was lucky to score the first goal, but we played football and we did well. We played haste in the first half, and this is not our way as a team."

He continued: "In the second half, we tried to find the spaces more patiently, and the development we made as a team was good, there is still another match and we have to focus on it."

Regarding the first goal in which he scored a draw, De Bruyne said: "I placed the ball in an ideal position, a very difficult place for the goalkeeper where any player is expected to touch the ball."

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