Paris St. Germain will not have revenge on its mind when it plays Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-final after losing to the German team in last season’s decider, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Tuesday.
Bayern beat PSG 1-0 in the final last year to seal a treble but Pochettino, who replaced manager Thomas Tuchel midway through this season, said this time would be different as the sides are playing a two-legged tie.
“The final is not a benchmark match for us, we weren’t there with my staff, we were just spectators,” Pochettino told reporters ahead of Wednesday’s first leg in Munich.
“In addition, it’s going to be played over two matches, the context is different. Revenge exists in sport but for us it’s more of a challenge to beat such a strong team, maybe the best in the world. It’s a…