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PSG V MAN UTD: Team news, probable line-up & predictions

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 06/03/2019

Paris Saint-Germain will host Manchester United in the reverse fixture of their Champions League round of 16 at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday evening, here are updated details you need to know before the clash against the French Champions and the Red Devils.

TEAM NEWS:

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN:

Edison Cavani is available for the Ligue 1 Champions after missing their last seven games including the first leg against Manchester United due to hip injury.

Neymar remained on the sideline for Paris Saint-Germain.

MANCHESTER UNITED:

Paul Pogba would miss this clash after he was sent off in the first leg, the likes of 

Alexis Sanchez, Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Nemanja Matic, Phil Jones, Antonio Valencia, Juan Mata and Matteo Darmian would also miss the clash.

HEAD TO HEAD:

The clash at the Old Trafford last two weeks was the first time both teams met in the Champions League.

PSG won the tie 2-0, the Ligue Champions have won three of their six two-legged knockout ties against Premier League clubs, although the most recent one ended in defeat against United's local rivals Manchester City in the 2015-16 quarter-finals.

That second leg is also the last Champions League match in which Paris failed to score, finding the net in all 23 matches since.

RECENT FORM:

PARIS SAINT GERMAIN:

The French outfit is one of the best teams in Europe based on their current form, the team has won all their five previous matches and comfortably top the French Ligue 1 table with 17 points difference in the domestic scene.

Thomas Tuchel’s men are have been impressive this season both in the domestic scene and in Europe.

MANCHESTER UNITED: 

The Red Devils endured a mixed season, their form under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been impressive since the former Manchester United star took over the helm of affairs Manchester United has been impressive in the Premier League and in Europe but the first leg 2-0 defeat against PSG was a big blow.

PREDICTIONS:

Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 Manchester United.

PROBABLE LINEUPS:

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN:

Buffon; Kehrer, Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat; Verratti, Marquinhos; Nkunku, Draxler, Di Maria; Mbappe

De Gea; Young, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw; McTominay, Fred; Dalot, Pereira, Rashford; Lukaku
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