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Emery: There's still room for improvement at PSG

After clinching his first trophy as head coach of Paris Saint-Germain, Unai Emery praised his team but still called for improvement.

It was business as usual on Saturday, with Ligue 1 title holders PSG routing Lyon 4-1 to win the Trophee des Champions in Austria.

Three-time-winning Europa League coach Emery, who replaced Laurent Blanc as PSG seek Champions League glory, watched his team dominate from the outset with three first-half goals.

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And speaking afterwards, Emery said: "I'm happy with the win and the performance of the team, even if we can improve things.

"The team has worked hard physically throughout the pre-season and continued tonight. We played a tough game, Lyon had the ball possession, but we managed to take over. 

"The championship will be difficult but I have confidence in the team to give the best."

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Javier Pastore, Lucas Moura and Hatem Ben Arfa all starred in the first half.

Pastore set the tone with his ninth-minute opener, before Lucas and Ben Arfa got in on the act prior to the interval.

Layvin Kurzawa added a fourth in the 54th minute, though PSG were unable to keep a clean sheet after Corentin Tolisso scored a late consolation goal.

Angel di Maria played a key role in the victory, teeing up Ben Arfa for PSG's second, while he hit the crossbar in the first half.

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Di Maria was full of praise for new boss Emery post-match, adding: "It's never easy to win, much less continue to do so. It was an excellent preparation.

"Everyone played and everyone feels involved. It is important.

"We worked a lot with the new staff and the result shows on the field: the more you press, you go faster forward. The coach asks us a lot but we already see the result with a first title."