Mbappé injury has PSG boss Tuchel worried ahead of UCL
Kylian Mbappé's injury is a worry for Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel who has a game against Atalanta coming into view.
Thomas Tuchel admitted he was "worried" about Kylian Mbappé after the Paris Saint-Germain star's injury against Saint-Etienne.
Injury to Mbappé could complicate plans for PSG
Mbappé was substituted in the first half of PSG's 1-0 Coupe de France final win on Friday after suffering a suspected ankle injury following a tackle from Loic Perrin, who was sent off.
The injury comes less than three weeks before PSG are due to face Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals and head coach Tuchel admitted to concern over Mbappé.
"Anyone who saw it is worried," he told a news conference. "Anyone seeing that foul is worried."
Neymar's 14th-minute goal settled the contest, in which there was a red card and 10 yellows.
Tuchel was unhappy with referee Amaury Delerue for failing to control the game.
"It started with a foul on Neymar. We took three yellow cards after the foul on Kylian," he said, via L'Equipe.
"And, at the beginning, he gave a card for this foul, and we, for having asked to protect the player, we took three.
"These are not the same criteria that are applied. I say this for all players. Viewers are there to watch players, people watching TV too.
"And most importantly, to protect all the players, not just mine. It's a game for the players and it wasn't like that."
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