Paris Saint-Germain welcome Man Metropolis to the Parc des Princes on Tuesday night time seeking to strike a big blow in Group A.
The injuries from PSG’s Champions League semi-final exit to Metropolis final season will nonetheless be uncooked, whereas their hopes of topping the group this time round have already been dented after drawing with Membership Brugge on the opening matchday.
Two constructive bits of stories for PSG are that they’re in nice kind domestically – after successful their eighth match out of eight on Saturday – and Lionel Messi must also function, having returned to coaching.
Here is how Mauricio Pochettino may set his facet up.
Keylor Navas (GK) – The previous Actual Madrid stopper was anticipated to lose his place to summer time arrival Gianluigi Donnarumma however his performances this season have pressured Pochettino right into a rethink.
Achraf Hakimi (RB) – The Moroccan has made an on the spot impression within the French capital.
Marquinhos (CB) – A commanding presence on the coronary heart of the PSG backline.
Presnel Kimpembe (CB) – The Frenchman will have to be at his finest to thwart a harmful Man Metropolis assault.
Abdou Diallo (LB) – The 25-year-old has loved a formidable marketing campaign and he’ll relish the duty of stifling Riyad Mahrez.
Idrissa Gueye (CM) – Gueye’s power will probably be very important towards a Man Metropolis facet who will probably be eager to maneuver the ball rapidly.
Leandro Paredes (CM) – The Argentine will anchor PSG in midfield and his use of the ball will probably be key.
Ander Herrera (CM) – Georginio Wijnaldum hasn’t fairly lived as much as expectations at PSG up to now with Herrera anticipated to retain his place.
Lionel Messi (RW) – PSG have been given a lift with the Argentine’s return to full coaching and it might be the night he really arrives at PSG.
Kylian Mbappe (ST) – The Frenchman has been in spectacular kind this time period and his tempo might be the deciding issue towards Man Metropolis.
Neymar (LW) – The 29-year-old tends to relish Champions League video games of this magnitude and will probably be fascinating to see how he hyperlinks with Messi towards such high-quality opposition.