Metz - Paris: 2-3

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Emery: 'With heart'

After the final whistle in Metz, Unai Emery, Thomas Meunier and Blaise Matuidi spoke about Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic 3-2 win.

Unai Emery (Paris Saint-Germain coach)
"We controlled 80% of the game. In the end, the result is good for us. Our aim was to use the confidence that we have to hold on to the result and create more of a difference. But our opponents play too and can score at any moment. The Metz fans pushed after the first goal, which led to the second. At that moment, we needed to play with heart in the final minutes to get the three points. The team played the last four minutes with the attitude that we wanted to win. What we have to retain is that we mustn't let our opponents back into the match."

Thomas Meunier (Paris Saint-Germain defender)
"The first half was very good with good work at the back and up front. We applied ourselves, but in the second half, we let things slip a bit. We lost possession a lot, we made a lot of fouls we could have avoided and made life difficult for ourselves. To cap it all, we missed two or three good chances. We had a good deal of fortune and a nice goal from Blaise Matuidi to get the win, but it was difficult. We need to have more confidence in ourselves, that we play as we're used to doing and how we did in the past." Speaking to beIN SPORTS 1

Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint-Germain midfielder)
"Today we're very happy with the win, because we took the points and we continued going forward. It's true we could have had a very different result. In the first half, we deserved better. In the second, we didn't do what we should have done and were punished. I'm happy to have scored, it keeps us moving on. We don't give up on anything, that's the most important thing. But we mustn't give ourselves a fright like that."

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