Javier Pastore: 'We could have scored more goals against Valencia'

Pastore: 'We could have scored more'
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Javier Pastore says that Paris Saint-Germain could have scored more goals than they did against Valencia at the Mestalla on Tuesday.

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore believes that his side could have won by a bigger margin against Valencia on Tuesday.

The Argentine was on target for the Ligue 1 outfit at the Mestalla as they recorded a 2-1 win in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

"There's no doubt we could have left here with a greater winning margin," he told UEFA.com. "Nevertheless, we have to leave feeling some contentment because we got the win, which was what we aimed for, and that's the key conclusion which we'll take away with us.

"To a great extent it all went to plan. We'd planned to stay calm, make sure we controlled the ball and coped with their strengths but then broke quickly and effectively on the counterattack. We've got perfect players for that style – Lucas [Moura] and [Ezequiel] Lavezzi, who are super-quick, and Ibra (Zlatan Ibrahimovic) who helps us to play effectively on the counter.

"We could have scored more, but we gave a good account of ourselves, we won and that's what makes us content. This is the way for us to continue performing if we want to go far: very disciplined and very hungry."

Lavezzi scored the other goal for PSG on Tuesday.

Paris Saint-Germain's Ezequiel Lavezzi is congratuated by team mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic after scoring the opening goal on February 12, 2013
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