This Tuesday (9pm on Canal Plus Foot and RMC Sport 1), PSG hosts Benfica Lisbon – at the Parc des Princes – for matchday 4 of the Champions League group stage. The opportunity for the two teams to take another step towards qualifying for the round of 16 of the competition. Deprived of Lionel Messi, Christophe Galtier has decided to keep his usual system.
while the soap opera Kylian Mbappe has been at the center of the news again since this afternoon, PSG must concentrate on their group match against SL Benfica. And the goal is clear for the Rouge & Bleu: win to take a big step towards qualifying for the round of 16. ME’UEFA Champions League. Tied with the Parisian club at the head of the group (7 pts), the Lisbon team will have the same goal, especially since the winning team can already qualify for the rest of the competition in the event of defeat by the Juventus Torino on the lawn of Maccabi Haifa. deprived of Presnel Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes, Renato Sanchez and above all Leo Messi, Christophe Galtier he still kept his 3-4-3 pattern.
Pablo Sarabia in attack
no surprise, Gianluigi Donnarumma It starts in the cages. It will be protected by the usual defense of recent weeks: Sergio Ramos, Marquinhos Y Daniel Pereira. Piston roles will be filled by Ashraf Hakmi Y Juan Bernat. It became important in the game system, window is lined up next to Marco Verratti in midfield without surprise, Kylian Mbappe Y Neymar Jr line up in attack and will be accompanied by the Spanish Pablo Sarabiawhich will aim to compensate for the lack of Leo Messi.
In front, roger schmidt Nor did he reserve surprises with almost the same team as in the draw (1-1) in Lisbon In the past week. In absence of david neres, maintains Aursnes. In the fight with the Norwegian to fill this vacant position in the eleven, julian draxlerlent by him psgfinally starts on the bench.
Minutes of the match PSG / Benfica
fourth day of Champions League – Stadium : Princes Park – diffusers : Canal Plus Soccer Y CMR Sports 1 – Referee :Michael Oliver- VAR : Stuart Attwell and Tomasz Kwiatkowski
- PSG XI : Donnarumma – Ramos, Marquinhos (c), Danilo – Hakimi, Vitinha, Verratti, Bernat – Sarabia, Mbappé, Neymar
- Substitutes: Navas, Rico, Bitshiabu, Mukiele, Fabián Ruiz, Zaire-Emery, Gharbi, Soler, Ekitike
- Benfica XI : Vlachodimos – Bah, A.Silva, Otamendi (c), Grimaldo – Florentino Luis, E.Fernandez – Aursnes, Rafa Silva, Joao Mario – Gonçalo Ramos
- Substitutes: Leite, Soares, Gilberto, Joao Victor, Ristic, Chiquinho, Gonçalves, Draxler, Gil Dias, Musa, Pinho, Henrique Araujo