Thomas Tuchel hails Kylian Mbappe after the player netted the winner in the 1-0 win over St Etienne.
Mbappe found the net in the 73rd minute which also proved to be the winner in the match. The win strengthened PSG’s position at the top and the French giants have launched another step towards defending their title.
Mbappe also scored the winner in the 2-0 win over Manchester United and continued his form to provide PSG with a huge edge in the title race. The French international has been in red hot form since the start of the season and has already added 24 goals to his name.
Tuchel said, “I am very happy because I knew very well that it was very difficult to play at St Etienne.
“The field was very difficult to play. My team showed an exceptional mentality.
“We accepted all the circumstances. We’re in the game with our head. We defended with great intensity and vigilance.
“I am very happy. We have been patient, the victory is deserved.”
“He shows his quality every day in training, he has this hunger to score, score, score. It’s his quality. He is a special player.”
“Everyone was tired after Manchester United, physically but also mentally. It was necessary to control the game, to play focused. We showed the mentality to win.”