Real Madrid vs PSG Prediction: 2nd Leg | Match Preview | Team News | Lineups
Brace yourselves because Champions League is back with a blockbuster fixture as Real Madrid hosts PSG in the 2nd Leg of the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday night.
Sportco provides an in-depth preview and a score prediction for tonight's massive second leg tie between Real Madrid and PSG.
Match Details: Champions League
Round of 16: Real Madrid vs PSG
Time: 8 pm (UK Time)
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu
Referee: Danny Makkelie
Real Madrid will be looking to overturn the 1-0 deficit when they host PSG. The Los Blancos are in fine form and will have most of the advantage as they play at home.
The in-form forwards Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior will have to step up on occasion and spearhead their team to the next round.
While PSG have not lived up to expectations despite having some world-class players at their disposal, they come on this contest on the back of a 1-0 defeat to Nice.
Lionel Messi, who has been a nightmare at Bernabeu, should be ready to demonstrate his magic because no player knows better than Messi to run a game on Real Madrid’s home soil.
Real Madrid vs PSG Prediction: Form Guide
Real Madrid: W-W-W-L-D
Real Madrid vs PSG Prediction: UCL Trivia and Stats
- Real Madrid have been eliminated from nine of their last 10 knockout games, when losing the first match in Champions League
- PSG have won only once in their last eight away games against Spanish opposition in Champions League
- PSG are winless in the last four away games in Champions League. (D2 L2).
- Karim Benzema is only three goals shy of overtaking Real Madrid legend Raul (66).
Real Madrid vs PSG: Flashback
A late Kylian Mbappe strike helped PSG edge past Real Madrid in the first-leg of their round of 16 tie couple of weeks back.
Real Madrid vs PSG Prediction: Team News and Expected Lineups
For Real Madrid, Casemiro and Ferland Mendy have been suspended after picking up the third yellow card. So, their backup would be Valverde and Marcelo. In contrast, Toni Kroos is set to return after recovering from a hamstring injury.
PSG will have a massive relief as Mbappe is fit to play for this vital fixture after suffering a knock on his knee during the training. While Sergio Ramos is still fighting for his fitness as he battles a calf injury.
Real Madrid (4-3-3): Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Marcelo; Camavinga, Valverde, Modric; Asensio, Benzema, Vinicius Jr
Paris Saint-Germain (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Hakimi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Mendes; Pereira, Gueye, Verratti; Messi, Mbappe, Neymar
Real Madrid vs PSG: Prediction
The absence of Mendy and Casemiro will indeed affect Real Madrid in this contest. While PSG have all the players available, but they have a habit of bottling their leads on second-leg. The Argentine manager will have to use his front three at their full potential.
Real Madrid defenders will have a tough time dealing with PSG’s front three. Both teams are bound to score a goal, but Parisiens will give Real Madrid a hard time in this test.
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