PSG vs Man Utd preview

Team news and stats before PSG vs Man Utd within their opening Champions League group phase game on Tuesday; kick-off 8pm.

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Highlights through Manchester United’s win over Newcastle within the Premier League

Team news

PSG could have captain Marquinhos plus Julian Draxler available after they educated with the squad on Monday. Previous Man Utd winger Angel Pada Maria and full-back Layvin Kurzawa are also expected to be included right after serving domestic suspensions.

However , manager Thomas Tuchel includes a few injury issues to deal with and said he was “confident” Marco Verratti, Mauro Icardi : who has netted twice in 4 games for PSG this season — Leandro Paredes, Thilo Kehrer plus Juan Bernat will not be fit in order to feature.

Harry Maguire during Stansted United' s 6-1 defeat in order to Tottenham zero: 28

Manchester United’s team is ‘a little bit depleted’ before Tuesday’s Champions League game towards Paris Saint-Germain, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

United , in the mean time, will have to cope with the absence of many star names against PSG.

Harry Maguire, Mason Greenwood and new signing Edinson Cavani, who will not make his Usa bow against his former golf club, are all absent along with Eric Bailly and Jesse Lingard.

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Stansted United’s Edinson Cavani remains among the best strikers in the world, says Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel

Opta stats

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Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Ander Herrera believes Manchester United are usually progressing and ‘have signed the perfect players’, as he prepares to come facing his former club in the Winners League on Tuesday.

  • The only earlier European encounter between PSG plus Manchester United was in the last sixteen stage in the 2018/19 season once the Red Devils reversed a 2-0 first leg deficit to go through upon away goals with a 3-1 earn in Paris via a 90th moment Marcus Rashford penalty.
  • PSG have only lost 7 of their 53 home UEFA Winners League matches, with no side successful more than once against them. They’ve gained their four home matches within the competition since losing 3-1 in order to Man Utd in March 2019.
  • Manchester United have not faced a French side within the UEFA Champions League group phase since 2005/06, failing to earn either game against Lille (D1 L1). The Red Devils have got only won one of their 6 away group stage games within France (D3 L2), a 2-1 win at Bordeaux in Mar 2000.
  • PSG taking none of their 24 home EUROPÄISCHER FUßBALLVERBAND Champions League group stage fits since the start of the 2012/13 season (W19 D5). Their last home beat at this stage was in December 2004 towards CSKA Moscow (1-3).
  • Manchester United have lost their starting match in just two of their twenty two UEFA Champions League campaigns (W13 D7), against Juventus in 1996/97 and PSV in 2015/16; present manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær produced his Champions League debut within the Juventus defeat.
  • Stansted United have lost four of their final five UEFA Champions League fits (W1), including each of their final two. The Red Devils have got only lost three consecutive Western Cup/Champions League games once formerly, losing three in a row in between December 2004 and March 2006.
  • Kylian Mbappe provides scored 19 UEFA Champions Little league goals, four of which have been towards English teams. Should he rating in this match, Mbappe would be the most youthful player to reach 20 goals within the competition (21y 305d), breaking Lionel Messi’s record from 2010 (22y 267d).
  • New Stansted United striker Edinson Cavani offers scored more UEFA Champions Little league goals for PSG than some other player (30). Cavani has obtained on his debut for his earlier two teams (Napoli and PSG) with only Zlatan Ibrahimovic (3), Javier Saviola (3) and Fernando Morientes (4) scoring on their debuts for three or more different teams.
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