Despite the dramatic nature of the victory, a number of the focus after the sport fell on Pochettino’s selection to take off Messi while his PSG was 1-1 and wanted to get all three points yesterday against Lyon.
The 34-year-old Argentine captain has but to score for his new club, even though he went near inside the first 1/2 when his 25-yard free kick smacked the cross bar with the goalkeeper beaten.
Asked why he decided to alternative his compatriot, Pochettino said: "Everyone knows we have awesome players on the squadron.
"We have a completely wealthy squad of 35 players. Then we ought to make selections. With the 11 who should begin. And then we need to make selections for the duration of the game.
“Sometimes these choices pay off and every now and then they don't. But that is why we are status in front of the bench thinking about what to do. And those selections that you need to make, whether or not things go properly or now not. Whether you like it or no longer."
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