Meunier reveals Neymar advantage

Paris Saint-Germain right-back Thomas Meunier revealed he came out on top against Barcelona's Neymar because the left winger lacks a good defensive work-rate. 

Meunier was a star performer in PSG's memorable 4-0 UEFA Champions League round of 16 victory over the Spanish giants, and notably made a barnstorming upfield run which led to Edinson Cavani's 71st minute strike.

As such, the 25-year-old revealed that he had an edge over the Brazilian superstar because he wasn't the kind of player to track back and defend for his side.

He told the club's official website, "That game will always be a great memory. For the fans, that game is already in the annals of the club. We were exemplary that evening and everyone was behind us. 

"Now, we have to put that game to one side and go to the Camp Nou with the same motivaiton and the same desire. Regarding my duel with Neymar, I took advantage of the fact he doesn't like defending all that much to go forward."

The Sainte-Ode-born star added that the win over Barca served to inspire the side ahead of Sunday's Ligue One clash with Marseille.

He added, "Having faced Barcelona before going to Marseille gives you more confidence. We are going to find ourselves in a red-hot atmosphere. It's the kind of match in which millions of people have their eyes on you. So there's just one thing to do: work well on the pitch."

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