UEFA PSG vs Real Madrid Champions League 2018 | Leg 2

Published Date   06th Mar. 2018, 18:24 pm Binesh Shrestha
UEFA PSG vs Real Madrid Champions League 2018 | Leg 2

Real Madrid and PSG are set to face on the second leg of the Champions Leauge in Parc des Princess. The aggregate score is 1-3 and PSG have to play at their very best to come back at their home ground on March 7th, 2018. While Madrid has in their heart that a goal defeat will see them through quarter-final stages for eight consecutive seasons.

PSG’s forward Neymar suffered a fractured metatarsal and sprained an ankle in Ligue 1 win over Marseille last month. The Brazillian forward is out for the rest of the season having surgery on a broken foot.

The current 3-1 aggregate gives Zidane’s side a solid margin but they should still try to score an away goal to force PSG to net the ball three times.

While Real Madrid is composed to lift the Champions Leauge Trophy for three consecutive years. Zidane’s side is at full strength while also facing lack of depth in the squad with Kroos and Modric in doubts to play.

Real Madrid vs PSG

Real Madrid and PSG Match Stats

  1. PSG have eliminated Real Marid in two previous K.O encounters, both in Quater Finals. (1992-93 UEFA Cup)
  2. Real Madrid are unbeaten in last three Champions Leauge Encounters with PSG.(2 win and 1 draw, 1 goal conceded )
  3. PSG have lost only one(Barcelona 2015, 1-3) of their 46 home games in European Competition.
  4.  Real Madrid was the last team to stop PSG from scoring in Parc des Princes in European competition, in 2015.(0-0)
  5.   PSG have not progressed past the quarter-final in past Five Champions league seasons.
  6. Champions Leauge history’s Top Scorer is Christiano Ronaldo (116 goals), netting 21 goals in last 12 games.
  7. While Neymar being absent PSG’s manager Unai Emery believes Di Maria as a world-class option.
  8. The Parisians have not lost a home Champions Leauge game since 2015.

Predicted Lineups for PSG vs Real Madrid:

PSG (4-3-3) Real Madrid (4-3-3)
GK: AreolaGK: Navas
Dani AlvesCarvajal
Thiago Silva / KimpembeVarane
Thiago Motta/ DiarraKovacic
Di MariaRonaldo

Time: 20:45 CET, 02:45pm EST, 11:45am Pacific.

Venue: Parc Des Princes, Paris, France.

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