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Champions League : PSG Vs Barcelona Preview

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Paris Saint-Germain heads into the Champions League knockout phase hosting Barcelona at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday night.

PSG
Paris saint Germaine will be hoping to take home advantage in the first leg of the knockout phase been quite inconsistent this season playing second fiddle to Monaco in Ligue 1 standing.

PSG have only managed to concur the Catalans just once in their last six meeting, overcoming Barcelona at the Parc des Princes Stadium will be an uphill task for Unai Emery’s side.
BARCA
Considering the Spanish giants 6-0 thrashing of CD Alaves during the weekend, the win will be a morale booster ahead of the team trip to Paris also having a good record against the French opposition as they look to make it four wins in a row.

FORM 

PSG: WWWWD
FCB: WDWWD

ODDS

PSG: 3.30 TO WIN

TO DRAW: 3.35

BARCA: 2.20 TO WIN

KEY STATS
PSG are still undefeated in their last 6 games in the UCL

Edinson Cavani has scored six goals in as many games in the Champions League this season, which equals his best tally in the competition (6 in 2014/15). However, he’s never scored in 350 minutes of Champions League action against Barcelona

Barca have recorded at least 2goals in 5 of their last 6 games

Barcelona have won nine of their last 11 games in the Champions League knockout stages

Lionel Messi scored 10 goals in the 2016/17 Champions League group stages, the second-most in the competition’s group phase after Cristiano Ronaldo’s 11 last season

Possible lineups

Paris Saint-Germain (4-3-3): Kevin Trapp; Maxwell, Presnell Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Serge Aurier; Blaise Matuidi, Adrien Rabiot, Marco Verratti; Julian Draxler, Edinson Cavani, Lucas

Barcelona (4-3-3): Marc-André Ter Stegen; Jordi Alba, Samuel Umtiti, Gerard Piqué, Sergi Roberto; Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitić; Neymar, Luis Suárez, Lionel Messi

PSG vs Barcelona
UEFA Champions League 2016/17
14th February, 19:45 pm BST
Parc des Princes, Paris.

 

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Muyiwa is an ardent follower of everything football. Fascinated by the beauty of the game, he takes pleasure in penning down his opinion about a sport that has more lovers than haters. PS: He loves Barcelona for making football look easier than it actually is.

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