'There was a difference in quality' - Henry downbeat after watching PSG thrash Monaco

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The Frenchman admitted that despite plenty of effort, his team were no match for the Ligue 1 champions on Sunday

AS Monaco head coach Thierry Henry cited a gap in quality as the main reason for his team's 4-0 loss at the Stade Louis II, while also bemoaning their growing injury list.

Henry extended his winless run as manager to six games against PSG, as the away side raced into a two-goal lead with just 11 minutes on the clock via an Edinson Cavani brace.

The Uruguayan then completed his hat-trick early in the second half, before Neymar scored his 10th of the season from the penalty spot to round off the scoring.

Post-match Henry confessed that PSG were a class above Monaco, however, he was still happy with the endeavour of his players throughout the match.

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"There was a difference in quality," The 41-year-old said via the Daily Mail.

"At the beginning of the match they were not serene but in the end, it's a pretty easy win for PSG.

"There was a reaction, no player lost focus. 

"Even with all our injuries, we have created opportunities against PSG. We must stay positive."

Monaco lost Nacer Chadli to injury in the first half and his replacement Jordi Mboula was also forced off shortly after half-time, as Henry's list of sidelined players continues to increase.

He finished by lamenting that fact, suggesting that his side are missing the element of luck on the pitch at the moment, as he added: "We're losing two more players. It's starting to do a lot.

"Always the same scenario in our matches. We are losing our games and our players."

Monaco are joint bottom of the Ligue 1 table with a crucial trip to Caen next up on Saturday, who are currently five points above Les Monégasques in 17th.


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