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UCL: Paris SG vs United




The unforgettable showdown in the round of 16 between these two clubs during the 2018-19 season is surprisingly the only time they have met in the European arena before. PSG won 2-0 in the first leg at Old Trafford to seem to have placed a solid foot in the quarterfinals, but United had an unbelievable comeback in the second leg with a Rashford injury-time penalty.

Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Neymar is in time to return to face Manchester United after missing Paris Saint-Germain's victory over Nimes on Friday. Marco Verratti, Thilo Kehrer and Mauro Icardi are all big doubts for the home team, though can only start later. Angel Di Maria has missed out on PSG's last 2 games due to suspension but is still ready to face former United here and Ander Herrera will face his former club for the first time since. joined PSG in 2019. Marquinhos and Layvin Kurzawa were also banned from domestic competitions but were available for selection on Tuesday night. After failing to replace Thiago Silva in the summer, it remains to be seen whether Tuchel will still use Marquinhos in central midfield for big games. After a disastrous start to the season,

This will be the first time since 2005-06, United face a French side in the Champions League group stage, and they have only won one of six away games in France - that was against Bordeaux in March 2000. The Reds have recovered from Spurs' humiliation with a 4-1 win over Newcastle United on Saturday, scoring 13 goals and 4 wins from their 4 away from home so far this season - far from home. their struggles at home. Indeed, while 3 of their 4 goals at St James' Park took place in the 85th minute to paint a somewhat misleading view of score comfort, Man United arrived in Paris having won 9 games. The closest away field in all competitions, while they were unbeaten in the 17th stretch back to January. So a series of home games coming up against Chelsea, RB Leipzig and Arsenal are still waiting, first of all they have to face the toughest challenge among the games against PSG. Man United's most recent visit to the Parc des Prince was the only one of their last six Champions League matches they avoided defeat, and another Tuesday loss would have left them losing three in a row in the league. fight away from home. 




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