Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain Match preview
They did it when they made a trip to Parc des Princes, could they do it again? The Aerial view cameras will focus on Manchester United welcoming Paris Saint-Germain at Old Trafford in the return leg of the group stage Champions League tie this Wednesday.
Thomas Tuchel’s soldiers won 1-0 over RB Leipzig last week elevating themselves second in Group H ahead of the tough round of fixtures, with Red Devils currently three points ahead sitting on top of the group standings.
Solskjaer’s side is coming into this game with a 3-2 win against Southampton, Bruno Fernandes handed United a route back into the contest in the 59th minute, 2 goals down at Saint Marys and Edinson Cavani came up with a late brace to secure vital three points
PSG on the other hand, drew 2-2 against Bordeaux in their domestic League.
Manchester United vs Paris Saint-Germain Match Facts
- Manchester United have won four and lost once in their last five matches in all competition.
- The Red Devils have registered two clean-sheets in the last seven matches in all competition.
- PSG has registered four clean-sheets in the last seven matches in all competition.
- The Parisians have featured in four Champions League matches this season, winning twice and lost twice this season.
- Manchester United has won the two home matches in the Champions League this season.
- PSG have also won one of the two away Champions League matches in this season.
- The Red Devils have produced at least three goals in their last five Champions League matches.
Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain Head to Head
These teams have met three times in the UEFA Champions League and once in the International Champions Cup. Back in 2015 PSG comfortably won 2-0 when they visited Man United.
The previous encounter in Champions league Red Devils won 2-1 when they visited Paris Saint-Germain.
Manchester United News
Pogba, is suspended for the trip to his PSG after he picked up two yellow cards during the game at Old Trafford three weeks ago which saw him sent off.
Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic are sidelined through injury, Scott McTominay, Fred and Andreas Pereira likely to take their spot.
Alexis Telles is nursing a knee injury which he picked during 3-2 win against Southampton and looks likely to miss Wednesday’s match while Jesse Lingard remains sidelined.
Paris Saint-Germain Team News
Brazilian International Marquinhos is likely to return for the Old Trafford clash after he was rested for the visit of Bordeaux after suffering minor groin injury.
Julian Draxler is one game out from a thigh injury meaning he won’t feature for this one. The Germany International may feature in a showdown with Montpellier at the weekend.
Thilo Kehrer sustained a groin injury in PSG’s clash with Rennes earlier in the month and is expected to undergo surgery, which is likely to see the German defender remain in the treatment room until next year.
Juan Bernat is suffering an ACL injury since the first day of the season which has sidelined him for the longest time. He is likely to have another three or four months before he returns to the action.
Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain Prediction
PSG have already recorded a defeat against Red Devils on their own soil this season, and Tuchel’s side also failed to impress at the Parc des Princes in their most recent league fixture, with Bordeaux fixing the champions to a 2-2 draw on Saturday evening.
It is supposed to be a mouth-watering showdown, both sides aiming for points.
Goals – Over 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced more than two goals in their previous encounters; therefore chances of scoring more than two goals are likely to be recorded.
We expect goals to be produced in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits
Betway are backing the goals with 1.63 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.704.
Anytime goals scorers
- Bruno Fernandes
- Kylian Mbappe
- Marcus Rashford
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