Paris Saint-Germain welcome Borussia Dortmund within the UEFA Champions League circular of 16 on 11 March at 21:00 CET. This web page will update with crew information, charges and skilled analysis as kick-off strategies.PARIS VS DORTMUND construct-UP where to observe the game on television
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Erling Braut Haaland took his UEFA Champions League tally for the season to 10 with two greater strikes, the 2d coming simply two minutes after Neymar had registered what could show a vital away goal for Paris.viable line-u.s.a.5504ceea91e62031eccf9496eab44be7)
Paris: Navas; Kehrer, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Bernat; Di María, Paredes, Gueye, Neymar; Cavani, MbappéOut: Dagba (knee), Herrera (thigh), Meunier (suspended), Thiago Silva (thigh), Verratti (suspended)Misses subsequent online game if booked: Di María
Dortmund: Bürki; Zagadou, Hummels, Piszczek; Hakimi, Can, Witsel, Guerreiro; Sancho, Haaland, BrandtOut: Delaney (knee), Reus (thigh)Misses subsequent video game if booked: T. Hazardprofessional predictions
Chris Burke, Paris reporter: The power on Paris is massive as they head into the greatest online game of their season thus far – and the greatest on account that Manchester United dumped them out of the circular of 16 for a third consecutive crusade ultimate year. Yet an additional dispiriting exit would surely spell the conclusion for Thomas Tuchel, who hopes key guys Kylian Mbappé and Neymar can give the leading edge missing in a primary leg that left the French champions nonetheless in with a fighting probability.
Steffen Potter, Dortmund reporter: The three weeks due to the fact that the primary leg have introduced three Bundesliga wins for Dortmund, and whereas each of them changed into more about grinding out a outcomes than showing flair, it seems that the Black and Yellows have found a new steadiness, which might tip the scales in their favour for this complicated away test in Paris. expect Julian Brandt or Thorgan Hazard to probably compete for the spot in attacking midfield next to Jadon Sancho.newest outcomes
Parisform: WWWLDLatest: Lyon 1-5 Paris, 04/03 – French Cup semi-finalsWhere they stand: 1st in Ligue 1, French Cup remaining, League Cup final
Dortmundkind: WWWWWLatest: Mönchengladbach 1-2 Dortmund, 07/03Where they stand: 2nd in BundesligaWhat the coaches say
Thomas Tuchel, Paris coach: "winning 1-0 would be adequate, however I don't truly suppose we're a crew that may exit to win 1-0. We like to assault and we will go out to ranking as many dreams as we can. If, at the end, now we have scored one goal without conceding, i may be completely delighted and don't have any regrets, but we'll are attempting to do improved than that. and that i'm satisfied we're in enhanced form now [than we were going into the first leg]."
Lucien Favre, Dortmund coach: "the rest is possible for us and that i trust that we will win in Paris as neatly. We gained the primary leg and could have performed so by means of a bigger margin. From a tactical standpoint and with reference to our fighting spirit, we did a really good job in Dortmund. at the weekend [against Mönchengladbach], we gave a superb performance. We had pace going ahead, created loads of chances and had lots of possession."outdated conferences
• The teams' best past fixtures earlier than the primary leg got here in the 2010/11 UEFA Europa League group stage, when both video games ended all rectangular. An 87th-minute purpose from Paris replace Clément Chantôme cancelled out Nuri Şahin's penalty opener for Dortmund 5 minutes into the 2nd half on Matchday three. The online game at the Parc des Princes two weeks later comprehensive goalless.
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• Paris comprehensive proper of the part on 12 aspects, with Dortmund eradicated after completing third on nine. The French club went on to reach the round of 16, losing to Benfica.form e-book
Paris• Paris received all however one in every of their six video games in this season's group stage, dropping features only in a 2-2 draw at real Madrid on Matchday 5. They beat the Spanish side three-0 at the Parc des Princes within the opening round of fixtures, and twice defeated club Brugge (5-0 a, 1-0 h) and Galatasaray (1-0 a, 5-0 h).
• Tuchel's facet had the most appropriate protecting checklist during this season's neighborhood stage having conceded simplest twice, both goals against Madrid, youngsters the defeat in Dortmund capability they have now let in 4 dreams of their closing three UEFA Champions League suits.
• Paris have received 9 of their closing 14 UEFA Champions League suits (D3 L2) and have now scored in 31 consecutive video games in the competitors.
• Ligue 1 champions for the sixth time in seven years in 2018/19, and eighth time ordinary, this is the French aspect's eighth successive UEFA Champions League campaign.
• Semi-finalists in 1995, Paris were knocked out within the round of sixteen within the remaining three seasons having been eradicated within the quarter-finals within the 4 outdated campaigns.
• In 2018/19, Paris looked set to attain the final eight after a 2-0 first-leg victory at Manchester United within the round of 16, but bowed out on away goals following a three-1 home defeat.
• That gave Paris the round of 16 listing W4 L3.
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• The 2d-leg defeat in opposition t United become handiest the Parisian club's third reverse of their ultimate fifty four European domestic games for the reason that crashing 4-2 to Hapoel Tel-Aviv within the 2006/07 UEFA Cup neighborhood stage (W35 D16) – they additionally went down 3-1 to Barcelona within the 2014/15 quarter-finals and 2-1 against real Madrid within the 2017/18 circular of 16 2d leg.
• Paris have gained each of their outdated two-legged knockout ties in opposition t German golf equipment, defeating Wolfsburg within the 2008/09 UEFA Cup circular of 32 (2-0 h, three-1 a) and Bayer Leverkusen within the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League circular of sixteen (4-0 a, 2-1 h).
• Paris's final domestic game against German opposition got here in the 2017/18 neighborhood stage, a 3-0 win in opposition t Bayern Munchen. That prolonged the French side's listing of in no way having misplaced at home to German guests (W6 D1), however the subsequent 3-0 defeat in Munich ended a run of three successive wins, and seven video games unbeaten, against German clubs, home and away.
• Paris have lost the away first leg on eight outdated events; they have received five of those ties on aggregate, besides the fact that children they have got misplaced the last two, most recently towards precise Madrid within the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League circular of sixteen (1-3 a, 1-2 h).
• Paris have also suffered combination defeats in each ties when the away first leg has complete 1-2 – in opposition t Juventus within the 1992/93 UEFA Cup semi-finals (0-1 h) and Benfica in the 2010/eleven UEFA Europa League circular of 16 (1-1 h).
• Paris's European shoot-out record is W0 L1: 3-four v Rangers, 2001/02 UEFA Cup third circular
Dortmund• Dortmund picked up ten points in this season's neighborhood stage to conclude second in the back of Barcelona (14 facets) in neighborhood F, booking their place within the closing 16 with a 2-1 domestic win in opposition t Slavia Praha on Matchday 6. most effective three of their facets came away from home; they misplaced at Internazionale (0-2) and Barcelona (1-3) after a 2-0 success at Slavia.
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• Dortmund have gained handiest five of their final 12 UEFA Champions League suits (D2 L5), together with four this season.
• Dortmund have managed only three victories of their remaining 15 European away fits (D4 L8), although all of those wins have come in their closing seven suits (L4) – and all in the UEFA Champions League.
• 2d within the Bundesliga in 2018/19, this is Dortmund's 14th UEFA Champions League campaign; they have been winners in 1997, and runners-up in 2013. BVB have now reached the circular of 16 in six of their last seven participations.
• In ultimate season's round of sixteen, Dortmund went down 4-0 on aggregate to Tottenham (0-3 a, 0-1 h). That gave the German club a checklist of W3 L2 at this stage of the competition.
• The loss at Tottenham made it five successive away defeats in UEFA Champions League knockout video games for Dortmund, considering that a 4-2 victory at Zenit within the 2013/14 round of 16 first leg. they've scored only two dreams in those defeats, conceding 12.
• the first-leg defeat of Paris was best the German club's third win in their last 13 knockout phase matches in UEFA competition (D3 L7).
• Dortmund's checklist in two-legged knockout ties in opposition t French golf equipment is W3 L2; having won the first three ties they have lost the ultimate two, most currently towards Monaco within the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals (2-three h, 1-three a).
• Monaco also offered the opposition for Dortmund's most fresh matches with a Ligue 1 aspect, in last season's community stage; the German membership gained 3-0 at domestic because of goals from Jacob Bruun Larsen, Paco Alcácer and Marco Reus, and 2-0 away via Raphaël Guerreiro's double.
• Dortmund have misplaced 5 of their ten away games in opposition t French golf equipment (W3 D2); ultimate season's success at Monaco turned into handiest their 2nd victory in eight trips (D2 L4).
• Dortmund have gained 17 of the 18 UEFA competitors ties wherein they gained the first home leg, most recently in opposition t Atalanta in the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League circular of 32 (three-2 h, 1-1 a). they have under no circumstances previously received a primary leg at domestic 2-1.
• The final time they gained the primary leg at home within the UEFA Champions League became in the 2012/13 semi-ultimate towards real Madrid (4-1 h, 0-2 a). Their only elimination after a house first-leg win was within the 1987/88 UEFA Cup third circular, when they won 3-0 at home to membership Brugge but misplaced the return in Belgium 5-0 after beyond regular time.
• Dortmund's list in UEFA penalty shoot-outs is W2 L2: 6-5 v Auxerre, 1992/ninety three UEFA Cup semi-final three-1 v Rangers, 1999/2000 UEFA Cup third round 2-four v membership Brugge, 2003/04 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round three-4 v Udinese, 2008/09 UEFA Cup first roundhyperlinks and trivia
• Tuchel turned into Dortmund coach between June 2015 and may 2017, successful the German Cup in 2016/17.Thomas Tuchel has coached each of these facets©AFP/Getty photos
• Abdou Diallo joined Paris from Dortmund ultimate summer time, making 28 Bundesliga appearances in his simplest season with BVB. He spent 2017/18 at Mainz.
• Dan-Axel Zagadou joined Paris aged 12 in 2011, staying with the club for six years earlier than signing for Dortmund; he spent 2016/17, his ultimate campaign with Paris, within the B team.
• Emre Can became sent off for 2 yellow playing cards in Leverkusen's 2-1 loss at Paris within the UEFA Champions League round of 16 2d leg in March 2014.
• Dortmund teach Lucien Favre changed into in can charge of French facet first-rate between 2016 and 2018, guiding the membership to 3rd location in Ligue 1 in 2016/17 – their highest last placing for 40 years. His list towards Paris became W1 D1 L2.
• Have also played in Germany:Juan Bernat (Bayern München 2014–18)Thilo Kehrer (Schalke 2012–18)Julian Draxler (Schalke 2001–15, Wolfsburg 2015–17)
• Draxler scored in Schalke's 2-1 win towards Dortmund in 2012/13.
• A Kehrer aim earned Schalke a 1-1 draw in opposition t Dortmund in 2016/17.
• Have performed in France:Thorgan Hazard (Lens 2007–12)Raphaël Guerreiro (Caen 2012/13, Lorient 2013–16)
• Have performed collectively:Juan Bernat & Mario Götze (Bayern München 2014–16)Juan Bernat & Mats Hummels (Bayern München 2016–18)Keylor Navas & Achraf Hakimi (real Madrid 2017/18)
• Kylian Mbappé scored twice in Monaco's 3-2 first-leg win at Dortmund in 2017, and turned into also on course within the return, when Reus bought the Dortmund aim (1-three).
• international team-mates:Thilo Kehrer, Julian Draxler, Emre Can & Mario Götze, Julian Brandt, Nico Schulz, Mats Hummels, Marco Reus (Germany)Thomas Meunier & Thorgan Hazard, Axel Witsel (Belgium)
• Two Edinson Cavani dreams helped Uruguay to a 2-1 win against Guerreiro's Portugal within the 2018 FIFA World Cup circular of 16.
• Guerreiro became in the Portugal aspect that beat France in the UEFA EURO 2016 remaining at the Stade de France in St-Denis, enjoying a hundred and twenty minutes in a 1-0 victory.References :
Borussia Dortmund have a 2-1 cause offer protection to when they trip to France to take on Paris Saint-Germain within the second leg of their Champions League circular of sixteen tie.
The German aspect warmed up for the travel with a 2-1 win at fellow Bundesliga hopefuls Borussia Mönchengladbach on the weekend and should be assured of securing safe passage to the quarter finals on Wednesday.© Boris Streubel/GettyImages Thiago Silva,Axel Witsel,Marco Verratti
PSG come into the video game with fresher legs, as their Ligue 1 online game in opposition t Strasbourg became postponed as a result of considerations over the coronavirus outbreak in France, which has resulted in Wednesday's video game being played at the back of closed doorways. A 1-0 win would be adequate to send them via, having already scored an away goal.When Is Kick Off? Wednesday 11 March What Time is Kick Off? 20:00 (GMT) the place Is it performed? Parc des Princes television Channel/reside circulate? BT sport 3/BT sport reside Referee? Anthony Taylor
PSG have a prolonged checklist of absentees for Wednesday, with their midfield in specific depleted. Ander Herrera is a protracted-term absentee with a thigh issue, while Colin Dagba (knee) is not likely to be healthy.
Thiago Silva (hamstring) is in a similar fashion a doubt, as is former Dortmund megastar Abdou Diallo. ahead Eric Choupo-Moting is also out for the Parisians, whereas Thomas Meunier and Marco Verratti are both suspended.© DeFodi images/GettyImages Borussia Dortmund v Paris Saint-Germain - UEFA Champions League circular of sixteen: First Leg
Dortmund have fewer injuries to take care of. Skipper Marco Reus aren't available because of a thigh problem, while Thomas Delaney is unlikely to play either, having just recovered from knee concerns.
predicted LineupsParis Saint-Germain Navas; Kehrer, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Bernat; Paredes, Gueye; Di Maria, Neymar; Cavani, Mbappé. Borussia Dortmund Bürki; Piszczek, Hummels, Zagadou; Hakimi, Can, Witsel, Guerreiro; Sancho, Hazard; Haaland.
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both teams met earlier in mid-February, when a double from younger Dortmund striker Erling Haaland proved to be enough for Die Schwarzgelben to win at domestic. Neymar's away goal has given PSG a lifeline should still they ranking and hold a clean sheet on Wednesday.© Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/GettyImages Erling Braut Haaland
prior to now, the two teams had played out two draws in their only other encounters.
due to the fact that the first-leg defeat, PSG have racked up three straight victories, profitable four-three at domestic to Bordeaux earlier than easing previous Dijon in a 4-0 victory and placing five past Lyon in a 5-1 triumph in the Coupe de France semi-ultimate.© Eurasia recreation images/GettyImages Neymar Junior
Dortmund are on a winning streak of their own, having picked up victories of their last five games.
A 2-0 away win at Werder Bremen changed into adopted by using a narrow 1-0 victory in opposition t Freiburg thanks to Jadon Sancho's successful purpose. Most these days, the 2-1 win towards Die Fohlen was an fantastic result against a tricky Bundesliga opponent.
here's how either side have fared of their remaining five fixtures.Paris Saint-Germain Borussia Dortmund Lyon 1-5 Paris Saint-Germain (four/three) Borussia Mönchengladbach 1-2 Borussia Dortmund (7/3) Paris Saint-Germain four-0 Dijon (29/2) Borussia Dortmund 1-0 Freiburg (29/2) Paris Saint-Germain 4-3 Bordeaux (23/2) Werder Bremen 0-2 Borussia Dortmund (22/2) Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Paris Saint-Germain (18/2) Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Paris Saint-Germain (18/2) Amiens 4-4 Paris Saint-Germain (15/2) Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Eintracht Frankfurt (14/2)
This online game will in no way lack goals as each side will seem to be to rating. PSG will are attempting to make certain Neymar's away aim in Germany gets them via with a clean sheet and a few strikes of their personal, whereas Dortmund will need desires to nullify that away goals rule.
Yet with the PSG defence maybe devoid of Thiago Silva as well as their midfield being hampered through suspension and injury, Dortmund usually are not saved out and will win the combat in the centre of the pitch.© Eurasia game photos/GettyImages Mats Hummels,Kylian Mbappe
And whereas the likes of Neymar, Cavani and Mbappé will definitely have chances to rating, Dortmund should have ample to reach the final eight.
Prediction: Paris Saint-Germain 2-2 Borussia DortmundReferences :
For the enormous majority of teams, a season is described by way of the sum of total achievements between August and may, based on relative resources and ambitions. For PSG in contemporary seasons, success or failure has been distilled into a hundred and eighty minutes in February and March, concretely within the closing sixteen of the Champions League.
The Parisians have didn't get past the primary knock-out stage of Europe's elite club competitors for the past three seasons, closing achieving the quarter-finals in 2015-16. they have under no circumstances been extra. For a membership of PSG's lofty ambitions, being denied that golden card to the excellent desk of continental football is a continuing thorn in an expensively assembled aspect.
to add insult to damage, PSG's eliminations have develop into increasingly farcical. A 4-0 thrashing of Barcelona in 2016-17 may still have guaranteed development but Unai Emery's side come what may conspired to lose 6-1 at Camp Nou. actual Madrid's duration of European dominance did for PSG the following year but a transitional Manchester United beneath a novice Champions League instruct had little to no business overturning a two-goal deficit from the opening leg at old Trafford.
On this event, it is Borussia Dortmund who will purpose to heap greater misery on PSG and fairly might be be certain the sacking of their former manager, Thomas Tuchel. domestic success means little to the Parisians' backers. Tuchel's window to define this crusade has been reduced to ninety minutes and he faces a side with a 2-1 talents from the first leg.
Dortmund's gamers arrive for a practicing session on the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. FRANCK FIFE (AFP)
His alternative at the Westfalenstadion, Lucien Favre, is under significantly much less power than Tuchel. It became, perhaps, the strain that did for Emery on that famous night at Camp Nou. Tuchel should ensure he doesn't blink first in opposition t a tactically fluid Dortmund who've won six of their ultimate 12 Bundesliga games scoring 4 or greater instances and even managed three in a defeat at Leverkusen. PSG have conceded 4 at Amiens and three in opposition t Bordeaux of their closing three Ligue 1 outings and captain and protective mainstay Thiago Silva will bear a late fitness test on Wednesday.
Of considerably more issue for PSG enthusiasts is the viable absence of Kylian Mbappé, who teed Neymar up for the away aim in Germany. The France overseas has been scuffling with a sore throat and may be assessed at the remaining minute.
in spite of everything, Tuchel told PSG's in-apartment media that he would now not be going for a 1-0, a influence that would see his facet via, but will assault Dortmund. this is likely smart, given PSG's protecting frailties, however will additionally invite the company to do the same. With the likes of in-kind Achraf Hakimi, Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho to cope with in a difficult to 2d-wager 3-2-four-1 Favre has lately favoured, it promises to a very lengthy 90 minutes certainly for Tuchel and PSG.
Neymar may be key for PSG to overturn a 2-1 deficit against Dortmund. Romain Biard / DPPI / AFP7 / EurPSG demonstrated starting line-up vs Dortmund
Navas, Kehrer, Bernat, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Paredes, Di María, Gueye, Neymar, Sarabia, CavaniBorussia Dortmund proven beginning XI vs PSG
Bürki, Zagadou, Hummels, Piszczek, Hakimi, Guerreiro, Witsel, Can, Sancho, Hazard, HaalandPSG vs Borussia Dortmund: accidents and suspensions
PSG's main doubt turned into over Kylian Mbappé, who in accordance French media underwent a check for Covid-19 on Wednesday however became given the all-clear. Having suffered from flu-like signs this week, he has at last been named on the bench. Thiago Silva become also a doubt after lacking the Dijon game and, despite the fact Tuchel expressed his optimism that his captain should be healthy, he has been not noted. Thomas Meunier and Marco Verratti are both suspended.
Tuchel handiest has Marco Reus and Thomas Delaney lacking and has named the identical beginning XI as he did for the opening leg in Germany.References :