"I was the European champion and I was so confident but Lang Ping changed my attitude. She came to the dressing room and she said that no matter what I won in the past, I should just focus on the future. She helped me," added the former Vicenza Volley player.
"In the Champions League's final round, we had many players able to go full tilt all the time for the tournament-like competition. But over an entire season, we have to talk about adjustments and use our heads."
However, Slovan failed to defend the fragile lead and the home team managed to tie things up in the final minute of overtime, forcing a penalty shootout.
Ireland's Sam Bennett won the last stage after the eight-lap dash around the iconic Champs-Elysees to take the green sprinter's jersey.
Five minutes later, the crossbar denied Dortmund a greater lead before the break, as Jadon Sancho's header bounced off the woodwork.
"We were the better side, that's for sure. We had lots of chances to score several goals in the first half, but it was still tight because Nice also had chances after our first two goals. But Keylor was exceptional," said PSG coach Thomas Tuchel.
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According to the season's CSL rules, the best four teams from Group A and Group B will compete in the second session.
Zinedine Zidane's side didn't play in the first round of matches one week ago, after their game at home to Getafe was postponed in order to allow them more time to recover after their participation in last season's Champions League in August.
The Slovak champions have been unceremoniously eliminated from the Champions League Qualifiers by forfeit after an outbreak of COVID-19 was confirmed in the team at the end of August and now the team from the capital city bids farewell to the second-tier Europa League Qualifiers after losing in a penalty shootout against the Finnish champions KuPS Kuopio.
The 31-year-old had one year left on his previous contract and would have been able to leave for nothing in the summer of June 2021.