France may have a representative in the last four of the Champions League, the hexagonal clubs are struggling as rarely.
The defeat conceded by the PSG in front of Manchester City (1-2), Wednesday, during the first leg of the semi-finals of the Champions League tarnishes the record of French clubs a little more on the most prestigious European stage.
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This setback is indeed the 14th recorded by a tricolor formation this season. Fourteen defeats conceded in just 23 matches. With now 61% defeats, France is experiencing its worst loss ratio since the 1969-70 season.
That year, Saint-Etienne, after eliminating Bayern Munich in the first round despite a 2-0 loss in the first leg, lost twice to Legia Warsaw in the round of 16. What is worth a ratio of 75% of defeats.