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DIRECT. Barcelona - PSG: the line-up already known, a surprise announced

FC Barcelona hosts PSG this Tuesday, April 16   the occasion of the quarter-final second leg of the Champions League. Paris has its back against the wall after its defeat in the first leg (2-3).

DIRECT. Barcelona - PSG: the line-up already known, a surprise announced

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DIRECT. Barcelona - PSG: the line-up already known, a surprise announced

12:15 – &Being less Mbappé dependent

We saw it in the first leg, the PSG's attack sometimes depends a lot on Kilian Mbapp&eacute ;. One of the keys to this quarter-final return will therefore be the form of the French striker, but also the ability to play. by Dembélé and Barcola à create situations for yourself.

11:52 – Luis Enrique believes in it

For Luis Enrique, PSG can believe in their qualification. "PSG has never é able to qualify after losing à going, but tomorrow (tonight, editor's note) we are going to do it."

11:48 – A d& Done at the worst time

While PSG remained on a crazy streak of 27 games without a defeat, this 3-2 setback in the first leg came at the hands of the PSG. at the worst time. For Luis Enrique, we must accept this defeat, but we must not exaggerate it."

11:46 – "There will be goals" for Luis Enrique

The Parisian coach knows it, it will be necessary to score à Barcelona to hope for qualification. For him, the match will be offensive "There will be goals. I hope it will be a spectacular match for the supporters but less so for the coaches."

11: 16 – For Pedri, the "most important match of his career"

Despite At his young age, Pedri has already grown up. disputed many matches &agrav; stake. However, the Spanish midfielder sets the tone before this quarter-final return: 'Playing in a Champions League semi-final is the most important match of my career. "

11:14 – Xavi expects à "a similar match"

At a press conference yesterday, the Blaugrana coach said he expected & agrave; a “difficult and balanced” match, similar to going there" for this quarter-final second leg of the Champions League.

10:52 – Ten players threatened with suspension

In the event of qualification for a possible semi-final, ten players could miss the first leg. Five Parisians are concerned: Milan Skriniar, Vitinha, Lucas Hernandez, Ousmane Dembélé and Manuel Ugarte. Side Barcelona, ​​several executives are also threatened: Lamine Yamal, Ronald Araujo, Frenkie de Jong, Ferran Torres and João Félix

10:50 – A strict referee

The players are prepared Venus. The referee of this quarter-final second leg of the Champions League, Istvan Kovacs, is particularly strict, and does not hesitate to take action. distribute the yellow cards.

10:22 – Hakimi returns

He had missed to Parisians last week. Absent due to suspension, Achraf Hakimi should make his return to defense this evening. Barcelona.

10:20 – Two players suspended sideways Barcelona

Sanctioned with a yellow card in the first leg, FC Barcelona will have to do without two major players in the midfield. Hero of the comeback, Sergi Roberto will have to watch his teammates in the stands, just like Andreas Christensen, scorer at the Parc des Princes last week.

10:15 – A busy stadium of history

Built for the 1992 Games, the Montjuic stadium pays tribute to the president of the Catalan parliament Lluís Companys, opponent of the Franco regime and arrested in 1992. by the Vichy regime in France in 1940. Delivered by the Vichy regime in France in 1940. during the Franco regime, he wasé shot &agrav; Montjuic.

10:00 – A localized meeting éagrave; Montjuic

Contrary to à As usual, FC Barcelona will not play this evening at Camp Nou. The stadium with more than 98,000 seats is in fact under construction.  Consequently, the match against PSG will be played at the Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium, on Montjuic Hill.

09:45 – An unchanged composition for the Barça ?

On the sideé of Xavi, we should choose to field the same team again this evening as in the first leg, with the only change being the start of Pedri to replace the suspended Sergi Robert.

The composition of Barça against PSG: Ter Stegen – Koundé, Araujo, Cubarsi, Cancelo – Gündogan, De Jong, Pedri – Yamal, Lewandowski, Raphinha

09:38 – Ugarte and Barcola holders ?

A a few hours before kick-off, certain indiscretions suggest the return of Warren Zare-Emery in the midfield alongside Ugarte or Fabian Ruiz. Barcola should also be aligned. on attack.

Probable composition of PSG: Donnarumma – Hakimi, Marquinhos (cap.), Hernandez, Nuno Mendes – Zaïre-Emery, Vitinha, Ugarte (or Fabian Ruiz) – Dembélé, Mbappé, Barcola

09:36 – Obligatory victory for the Parisians

After the victory 3 goals à 2 of FC Barcelona in the first leg, the teammates of Kilian Mbappé have no other choice than to go and score and win in Catalonia to continue their progress. dream in this Champions League.

09:32 – The scheduled match &agrav; 9 p.m.

This Champions League quarter-final second leg match will take place at Barcelona, ​​at the Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium in Montjuic. The meeting is à follow live &agrav; 9 p.m. on Canal+ Foot and RMC Sports 1.

Hello à all and &agrav; everyone, welcome to this live broadcast of the Barcelona-PSG match, counting for the return matches of the quarter-final of the Champions League.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116