PSG are winless in their previous three matches with City in European competition (D2 L1), only facing Arsenal, Milan (both four) and Juventus (eight) on more occasions without ever winning in their history.

There are four changes from Pep Guardiola as well from the team that beat Spurs last time out. Ederson is back in goal, with Stones, Rodri and Silva also being brought in. Steffen, Laporte, Fernandinho and Sterling all start on the bench.

Mauricio Pochettino makes four changes to the side that beat Metz on Saturday, with Bakker, Marquinhos, Gueye and Di Maria all coming into the side. Kurzawa, Kehrer, Herrera and Sarabia drop to the bench.

MANCHESTER CITY SUBS: Oleksandr Zinchenko, Raheem Sterling, Zack Steffen, Fernandinho, James Trafford, Benjamin Mendy, Ferran Torres, Aymeric Laporte, Sergio Aguero, Eric Garcia, Nathan Ake, Gabriel Jesus.

MANCHESTER CITY STARTING XI (4-3-1-2): Ederson; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo; Ilkay Gundogan, Rodrigo, Bernardo Silva; Kevin De Bruyne; Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden.

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN SUBS: Colin Dagba, Abdou Diallo, Julian Draxler, Rafinha, Mauro Icardi, Sergio Rico, Ander Herrera, Layvin Kurzawa, Thilo Kehrer, Moise Kean, Pablo Sarabia, Danilo Pereira.

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN STARTING XI (4-2-3-1): Keylor Navas; Alessandro Florenzi, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe, Mitchel Bakker; Leandro Paredes, Iddrissa Gueye; Angel Di Maria, Marco Verratti, Neymar; Kylian Mbappe.

PSG knocked out last year’s winners Bayern Munich in their quarter-final where they blew them away in the first leg and went through on away goals in a 3-3 aggregate draw. The French side have lost just one of their last six in all competitions (W5), though that came last time out in the competition. City saw off Borussia Dortmund in the last round with a 4-2 aggregate win and come into this game on the back of winning their first silverware of the season, after beating Tottenham on Sunday to lift the EFL Cup.

Hello and welcome to live coverage of the Champions League semi-final first leg between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes!

Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *