Distanced by Lille in Ligue 1, the capital club is banking on the Coupe de France to save its season.
“We will believe it until the end, we will not lose our faith”, promised Marquinhos, Sunday, after the draw (1-1) in Rennes. Except that faith may not be enough for the Parisian captain and his partners to cover the posts of the Lille leaders in Ligue 1. With three lengths ahead of PSG, two days from the end, the Northerners do not. only need four points to be crowned champions of France. And Paris, freshly eliminated in the Champions League, would find itself at the gates of a situation that it has not known since the 2011-2012 season: a blank year, without a title, without adding anything to its record. At least if we put aside the minor Champions Trophy. “We have to be honest with ourselves, this is not our best season”, recognizes “Marqui”, judging “Inadmissible” all the points left along the way by his team. And to add: “We must try to put pressure on Lille so that they make a mistake and we have a Coupe de France to go
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