PSG v Real Madrid: Team news, Lineups & predictions - FCNaija

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 05/03/2018

PSG will host Real Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League on Tuesday at the Parc des Prince, here are some details you need to know about the much-awaited clash between these two sides.

TEAM NEWS

PSG:

Paris Saint- Germain will be without world most expensive player Neymar while the Kylian Mbappe made a timely return for the clash.

REAL MADRID:

Real Madrid is without any fresh injury worries as Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Marcelo made the cut to play against the Le Parisians after spending weeks on the sidelines.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Real Madrid and PSG have played three times in the Champions, Los Blancos have gone undefeated against the French side.

Real Madrid has won two out of the three matches including the recent 3-1 win at the Santiago Bernabeu and one ended in a draw.

RECENT FORM

PSG:

The Ligue 1 leaders are currently in good form having set the pace in the French League and Unai Emery’s men are not push over going into this game.

They have won four of their last five games and the only defeat was against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Parc des Princes defeated Troyes 2-0 in their last game in Ligue 1.

REAL MADRID:

Real Madrid is back in form having won some back to back La Liga games before the defeat against Espanyol and was back to winning ways against Getafe at the Santiago Bernabeu in the La Liga.

Zinedine Zidane’s men put up a commanding game against their La Liga opponent in their last outing in a bid to shape up for the ultimate game against PSG in the Champions League.

PREDICTIONS:

PSG 1-2 Real Madrid

PROBABLE LINEUPS:

PSG:

Areola, Kurzawa,  Kimpembe, Marquinhos,  Dani Alves, Rabiot, Diarra, Verratti, Mbappe, Cavani, Di Maria.

REAL MADRID:

Navas, Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo.

 

 
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