Sissoko: Two important games ahead for Paris Saint-Germain

The Mali international admits his relief after a successful return to first-team action following his injury and claims that concentration is required for PSG's next two fixtures
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Mohamed Sissoko believes that his side have to remain focused whilst preparing for a pivotal week that sees them face both Porto and Olympique de Marseille, games that are vital for the success of their campaign.

The 27-year-old has completed his road to recovery after participating in PSG's 2-0 win over Sochaux at the weekend, which saw him substituted in the 62nd minute.

"I was not 100 per cent yet, but I'm glad I could play this game," explained Sissoko, speaking to the club's official website.

"Personally, making my comeback is a win and it's good for my morale. The lay-off was very difficult but I always kept the faith. My family was very supportive.

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"About the game, we managed to win, but we know there are two important games ahead. It will be hard to win these two games."

Sissoko admitted that good preparation is key for their next fixture, as they face Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday, and he also made it clear that they were taking their season one game at a time.

"We will prepare well for this match as it will be decisive. Porto are a big team, which usually do well in European cups. You must go there with a lot of determination and seriousness.

"Marseille lost 4-1 this weekend against a good Valenciennes side, but we know it will not be the same game.

"We know that we will be waiting, but we take the matches one after the other. So we think of the match against Porto and then Marseille after," he said.