We are counting days for another amazing game in the Champions League, PSG vs Real Madrid 6 March 2018. After a breathtaking game between Real Madrid and PSG in the first leg of Round of 16 in Champions League, football lovers are already hyped about the second game.
What happened in the first leg?
PSG vs Real Madrid played in the first leg of Round of 16 on 14 February 2018. Real Madrid started the game with the 4-3-1-2 formation and had K. Navas, Nacho, R. Varane, S. Ramos, Marcelo, L. Modrić, Casemiro, T. Kroos, Isco, K. Benzema, and C. Ronaldo in their lineup. On the other hand, PSG started with the 4-3-3 formation and had A. Areola, D. Alves, Marquinhos, P. Kimpembe, Y. Berchiche, M. Verratti, G. Lo Celso, A. Rabiot, K Mbappe, E. Cavani, and Neymar on the field.
In the 33rd minute of the game, PSG took the lead with Adrien Rabiot’s goal from the counter-attack. At the very end of the first half, Real Madrid won a penalty and Cristiano Ronaldo buried the ball into the bottom left-hand corner and tied the game before halftime. In the second half, Cristiano Ronaldo scored again with his knee in the 83rd minute and carried his team to the lead. 3 minutes after that goal, Marcelo scored with a strong shot from the left and ended the game.
PSG vs Real Madrid 6 March 2018
Second leg Round of 16 in Champions League will be played on 6 March 2018. Soccer fans all around the world are already excited about this game. Real Madrid already has a 3-1 aggregate lead but the second leg will be played in PSG’s home Parc des Princes. Currently, there is no injury news for either team.
Even though the manager of the Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane is confident for qualifying to the next round, things may not be that easy for them. In fact, authorities give higher odds for PSG’s victory in the second game. Also, fans are excited to see Neymar’s performance in this game. He was not super effective in Santiago Bernabéu. Besides, his name is mentioned in transfer news to the Real Madrid recently. In any event, it will be interesting to see his performance.
Let us know who you support in the second game and who you think will qualify for the next round of the Champions League 2018.