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UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Barcelona vs PSG

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Barcelona is all set for a big European showdown as they take on Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarter-final 2nd leg at the Montjuïc Olympic Stadium.

This match is Barcelona’s most important European game in five years.

Following an incredible comeback in the first leg, Barcelona now holds a one-goal advantage.

Avoiding a loss on Tuesday night will secure a spot in the Champions League semi-final for the first time in five years for Barcelona.

However, PSG definitely has the talent to give Barcelona a tough time if Barcelona makes mistakes in midfield and allows PSG to counter-attack effectively.

In the first leg, Barcelona’s success in that game  was their strong defensive organization and their precise attacking strategy that focused on controlling the midfield and quickly getting the ball to their forwards.

Xavi Hernández and Barcelona should be prepared for a more aggressive and offensive approach from PSG, who need a two-goal win to advance or a one-goal victory to force extra-time.

TEAM NEWS:
Barcelona’s main injury worries are Gavi and Alejandro Balde who are not expected to play again this season.
Unfortunately, Xavi will have to manage without Andreas Christensen who scored the winning goal in the first leg and his captain Sergi Roberto.Both players are suspended.

On the PSG side, they are missing Presnel Kimpembe, Layvin Kurzawa, and Sergio Rico due to injuries and there are concerns about Nordi Mukiele’s head injury.
Luis Enrique will be happy to have Achraf Hakimi back in action after his suspension in the first leg.

WHEN AND WHERE:
Date : Tuesday, April 16, 2024.

Venue: Estadi Olímpic Lluís

Time: 7:00pm local time

POSSIBLE LINEUPS :
Barcelona (4-2-3-1): Ter Stegen; Kounde, Araujo, Cubarsí, Cancelo; Pedri, De Jong; Yamal, Gündogan, Raphinha; Lewandowski

PSG (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Hakimi, Marquinhos, Hernández, Mendes; Zaïre-Emery, Vitinha, Fabián; Barcola, Mbappé, Dembélé

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