The German believes the standard of the game was poor in comparison to the Barcelona v Atletico Madrid game.
The Premier League club picked up a 2-2 draw at PSG’s home ground and will feel confident of going into the next stage of the competition with two away goals in their advantage heading into the next leg at The Etihad Stadium.
But whilst the game was fun to watch for a neutral for one former Manchester City player it was not.
Didi Hamann spent three years at the club after a controversial transfer from Bolton Wanderers in 2006.
Whilst he believes that City will now make it into the semi-finals he was not impressed with the poor defending on show:
Fantastic game John? Apple must have brought out a new set of glasses you watched the game with. https://t.co/tQlYtXZq2S— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) April 7, 2016
They certainly do and I think they will. Compared to watching Barca day before the standard was pathetic though https://t.co/8Mke3GZjVd— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) April 7, 2016
If you want to win the Champions League you better do. https://t.co/i300AO1UIR— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) April 7, 2016
Hamann is certainly fair to criticise City’s defending, and PSG’s.
Both teams did not cover themselves in glory in the defensive department and perhaps Hamann was right to be critical.
But the headline to take from the game is that City have two away goals and are now in a great position to make the final four.
The fact the game was fun to watch should also be seen as a bonus.