Guardiola details what he told Man City stars at half-time in PSG comeback win
Pep Guardiola tweaked the way his Manchester City side pressed PSG as their second-half display helped them secure a 2-1 win in their Champions League semi-final.
Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez will give City an advantage in next week's second-leg at the Etihad.
Guardiola was forced to make some alterations at the interval with PSG 1-0 up and playing with plenty of confidence.
The Catalan was concsious of the threat posed by the Parisians and urged his players to remain calm.
He told BT Sport: "Sometimes you need to be more relaxed, the first half was normal. In 180 minutes you don't want to lose the ball, you don't play free.
"We changed the way we press, we were so passive. The last 10-15 minutes we were more aggressive because it's not easy against Neymar, Mbappe and Di Maria.
"After we found the goals and scored another one and so satisfied with the performance.
"But it's only halfway and we have many minutes still to beat them and PSG is a team where anything can happen."
Marquinhos had given PSG a first-half lead and Guardiola was aware of his side's lack of experience at this level.
City are playing in just a second Champions League semi-final but they have only done half a job – something their manager was keen to emphasise.
"We started really and after we conceded the goal. We held the pressure," he added.
"Sometimes every player has one touch to the put the ball out. It's normal. It's the first semi final for a lot of people and they want to do well.
"In the last 10 minutes of the first half was good. The second half was excellent in every department. We scored two away goals. That is so important.
"But hard to job to do in six days."
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