Many soccer fans around the world are waiting for this game: Real Madrid vs PSG 14 February 2018. The group stage of the Champions League is over and First Leg of the Round of 16 will start in the third week of February.
Real Madrid: Group Stage
Real Madrid competed in Group H this year and finished this stage in the second place after Tottenham Hotspur. They scored 17 goals in total. Currently, Cristiano Ronaldo is the top scorer of the Champions League this year with 9 goals.
PSG: Group Stage
PSG finished Group B in the first place. They won 5 games (out of 6) and scored 25 goals in the group stage. Edinson Cavani and Neymar are among the second top goal scorers with 6 goals each. Before transferred to PSG, Neymar had a long history with Real Madrid when he was playing for the Barcelona.
Real Madrid vs PSG 14 February 2018
Football fans are waiting for this exciting clash between Real Madrid and PSG. Two teams faced each other 6 times before. In 1992/1993 season, two teams played in the Quarter Finals of Europa League and PSG Paris won 5–4 on aggregate. In the following year, two teams again played in the Quarter Finals of Cup Winners Cup. PSG won 2–1 on aggregate again and proceeded to semi-finals. Most recently, Real Madrid and PSG were in the Group A in the Group Stage of the Champions League in 2015/2016 season. There was no goal in the game that was held in Paris and Real Madrid won the other game in Madrid.
This year teams will play two games in the Round of 16 of the Champions League. The first leg will be held on 14 February 2018 at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. Karim Benzema and Daniel Carvajal are still recovering from their injuries in Real Madrid. PSG currently has no injured player in their squad.