Insight and Analysis: PSG vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2022 Match Prediction
PSG vs Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2022 Match Prediction, Preview, Injuries/Suspensions, Tv Channels and How to watch.
Tuesday’s match between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid is full of great storylines. Keylor Navas and Achraf Hakimi are formerly of Madrid.
As is centre-back Sergio Ramos, though he misses the first leg meeting with Los Blancos.
Mauricio Pochettino has previously been touted with the Madrid job. Kylian Mbappe is widely expected to join Madrid in the summer, while Neymar and Leo Messi are ex-Barcelona.
At Madrid you have Karim Benzema who has really emerged as the best player in La Liga since Messi’s departure.
Vinicius Junior has also kicked on and will hope to get one over on his Brazilian counter-part Neymar on Tuesday.
PSG have a formidable home record this season.
They have won 14 of their 16 matches in all competitions and haven’t conceded at the Parc des Princes since early December.
Madrid, meanwhile, have a healthy lead at the top of La Liga but have stumbled of late with only one win across their last four.
The absence of Benzema in that time has been huge at the top end of the pitch and while he is expected to return on Tuesday.
He most likely won’t be in fantastic shape after only managing to take part in aspects of training on Sunday.Read More Chelsea vs Palmeiras Club World Cup Final Match Prediction
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Although Kylian Mbappé was PSG’s injury-time hero against Rennes. Three of his four UCL goals this term came inside the opening ten minutes.
More regularly on the scoresheet late on is Madrid’s Vinícius Júnior, who’s netted six of his last seven competitive strikes after half-time.
Madrid kept a joint-UCL group stage high four clean sheets this term.
Neymar has been out injured since November but will make the matchday squad on Tuesday, albeit most likely only on the bench.
Kylian Mbappe is willing to join Madrid on a free transfer in the summer. But insists he is only thinking about knocking the Spanish giants out of the Champions League.
Sergio Ramos left Madrid after 16 years at the club to join Paris Saint-Germain in the summer. But he has struggled to stay fit all season and will not feature here.
Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas will also hope to start against his former club but as he played at the weekend Gigi Donnarumma is expected to take over here.
Achraf Hakimi did not really get the chance to prove himself during his time at Madrid. But he has emerged as one of the best right-backs in the world since leaving in 2018.
Leo Messi hasn’t quite lived up to expectations at PSG since leaving Barcelona over the summer but he will be desperate to inflict misery on old rivals Madrid here.
Leandro Paredes, Gini Wijnaldum and Danilo Pereira are in competition for two places in midfield for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.
The latter wasn’t in the squad at the weekend.
Juan Bernat is not in PSG’s squad for the knock-out stage of the Champions League.
Ferland Mendy returned to training on Sunday after missing Real Madrid’s last three matches.
Karim Benzema is not fully fit despite returning to part of training on Sunday but Carlo Ancelotti will likely start the Frenchman on Tuesday. Marco Asensio and Isco are on standby.
Marco Asensio or Rodrygo will start on the right hand side of Madrid’s attack with Eden Hazard and Gareth Bale forced to settle for a place on the bench at best.
PSG have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 5 matches against Real Madrid in all competitions.
Real Madrid have won their last 4 matches (Champions League).
There have been over 2.5 goals in PSG’s last 4 games (Champions League).
Real Madrid have scored at least 2 goals in their last 4 matches (Champions League).
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