Trending Sport – February 15, 2022. 22:00
Fans are waiting for the fiery summit between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid
Real Madrid will host Paris Saint-Germain this evening, Tuesday, in the first leg match from the price of the final Champions League on the playground “Parc des Princes” in the capital.
And the royal club went to the French capital in full, but the entry of top scorer Karim Benzema in the starting lineup is not certain. For his part, Saint-Germain announced that its Brazilian player Neymar, who has been absent from his teammates since the end of last November, is ready for the match, but he is expected to sit on the bench..
Paris Saint-Germain is counting on the completion of its squad, with the exception of the injured former Real Madrid defender and captain Sergio Ramos, and armed with the experience of Argentine legend Lionel Messi, who joined his ranks last summer, and who faced Meringue. 44 Once with his former club Barcelona, he won the 19 of them and record 26 purpose of it 15 At the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
He is also armed with talent Kylian Mbappe To overturn the balance of power in front of any opponent or competitor. He is the one who always rids his team of difficulties and leads them to victories, as he did last Friday in the local league when he scored the winning goal against Rennes in overtime..
Mbappe will be at the heart of the confrontation between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, as observers, whether in France or Spain, are likely to move to the ranks of the Royal Club. At the end of the current season, after he announced last summer his desire to move immediately to the team of the Spanish capital, the Paris club management categorically rejected the offer made by Florentino Perez, president of the Royal Club, for Mbappe, which amounted to 180 million euros.
Real Madrid relies on its unparalleled European and international experience, and it also has live ammunition.. And he has enough ingredients to skip the final price round, as he strengthened his ranks with a strong defender named David Alaba, coming from Bayern Munich to replace Sergio Ramos, who left for Paris in a surprising deal..
He has in the guard a castle named Thibaut Courtois, in front of which is a veteran midfield consisting of Croatian Luka Modric, German Toni Kroos and Brazilian Casemiro. It has strikers led by young Brazilian Vinicius Junior and Spaniard Marco Asensio, all acting under the leadership of Karim Benzema, who has become the club’s first star since Cristiano Ronaldo left for Juventus in 2018.
Real Madrid’s coaching staff is supervised by a seasoned coach who has won the Champions League three times with Milan and Real Madrid, the Italian Carlo Ancelotti..
This will be the second time that the two teams meet in the final price after a season 2017-2018 When Real won 3-1 back and2-1 back and continued his career until he won the third title in a row and13 In its history, led by Zinedine Zidane, before Saint-Germain regained its consideration in the following season in the group stage when it won the first leg at home. 3-Zero and a tie back 2-2.
And in the second match.. Manchester City, runners-up to the previous edition, will visit Sporting Lisbon in a confrontation that appears within the reach of the English team, which is seeking to win its first title. In the continental competition.
Despite marching steadily towards a fourth title in the English Premier League in the last five years, Manchester City remains a European falter so far..
The English club, led by its Spanish coach, Pep Guardiola, seeks to break this European curse that has haunted the team over the past years, and crown its first title in the most important competition in the old continent..
Manchester City was one step away from achieving the European dream last season, as it qualified for the final match, but lost to Chelsea with a goal without a response, to be denied access to the podium for the first time in its history..
The match will witness an upcoming confrontation between the Algerian attacking duo: Riyad Mahrez and Islam Soleimani.. The first defends the City shirt, while the second leads the Portuguese team’s attack.