Les Parisiens defeated Lille 2-1 on Sunday but the Italian coach remains cautious and insists that there is still much to do, while praising the brilliance of Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic opened the scoring in the first minute with a cool finish past Mickael Landreau before Aurelien Chedjou restored parity with a powerful header 10 minutes later. The Swede doubled his tally with a fine chip after a superb one-two with Javier Pastore as the capital club held on to claim their first three points of the campaign.
The former Chelsea and AC Milan boss revealed that, while he believes that all of the squad's problems are not resolved, they have taken a step in the right direction after defeating their title rivals.
"There was good defensive organization, a good attitude, a good game in attack and the fantastic ability of Ibrahimovic," the Italian boss was quoted as saying by France Football.
"This is an important victory, we won against a strong team. We played faster, with a very good start to the game. After scoring, it was easier to have control. We worked hard defensively, we used a lot of energy and the second period was more difficult.
"[Mamadou] Sakho and Alex were very good. To build a team how we want [to] is not easy. Now I do not think that all the problems are resolved. Of course, a win can give us a lot of confidence.
"We can use this game and this win to build a better team. Ibrahimovic had a very good game, not only because he scored. Marco [Verratti] is young. I replaced him because he drew a yellow card. He played very well, with great confidence - sometimes with too much confidence.
"Everyone recognises that we have fantastic potential. Today we played a good match."
PSG host Toulouse on matchday five after the international break.