Group F Top two, Barcelona FC and PSG collide at Camp Nou this Wednesday, and both teams would look to seal the first place. Barca to do that have to win, while to the French Champion, PSG is enough and a draw. With AS Roma vs Man City this match surely would bring a lot of attentions. Not only due to clash of two giants but also due to return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Camp Nou. Last year these two teams have met and Barca booked the semi-finals on away goals rule. It was 2-2 in Paris, and 1-1 in Barcelona.
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
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December 10, 2014 • 19:45 • Camp Nou, Barcelona
Referee: M. Atkinson
Louis Engrique’s men are looking to take one over the Ligue 1 Champions and to seal the group F first place. To do that they have to beat Ibrahimovic and company. In Paris this season it was 3-2 for PSG who were without Ibrahimovic, but Barca were still playing without Luis Suarez.
Barca awaits this great clash on the wings of new series, of 7 straight wins, but what’s the most important is a superb form of the Argentinian magician, Lionel Messi, who in the last match against Espanyol (5-1) scored a hat-trick. With this win Barca kept the connection on 2 points behind the leading La Liga team, Real Madrid. Vermaelen from before is out due to injury, while Iniesta could start on the bench.
Barcelona head coach, Luis Enrique, believes PSG will dangerous in attack as Zlatan Ibrahimovic has returned to full fitness ahead of Barcelona’s Group F match against the French side at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.
Blaugrana boss Luis Enrique is confident that his team can seal the Group F first place :
“I don’t know if it is the best moment to play PSG, but it is certainly a good one,” said the 44-year-old, who will be without suspended full-back Dani Alves.
“We are playing a rival which has made things difficult for us with their quality, so the clash with PSG is a wonderful, perfect match.
“We know that any winning result works for us, and we are going to fight the same way that we have since the beginning of the season.”
Barcelona probable lineup : Bravo – Dani Alves, Pique, Mathieu, Jordi Alba – Rakitić, Busquets, Xavi – Suarez, Messi, Neymar
PSG aim for win at Nou Camp
Laurent Blanc’s side from the last 23 matches this season have won 15 and drawn eight, with last weekend’s Ligue 1 2-1 win over Nantes with goals of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cavani. Still PSG boss, Blanc is well aware that every run has to stop at some moment.
“We’re happy to have won [against Nantes], but we will need to improve to get a win against Barcelona,” the Frenchman, who played for Barca for one season in the 1990s, commented.”
PSG have enrolled four wins and only one draw in Champions league so far, it was in the first round in Amsterdam against Ajax. For this match Blanc cant count on injured duo, midfielder Motta and the young striker Bahebeck.
PSG probable lineup : Sirigu – van der Wiel, David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Maxwell – Lucas, Verratti, Matuidi, Pastore – Cavani, Ibrahimović