The Champions League Last 16 match between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid will be played at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday, February 15.
PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino is expected to be with Neymar after returning from injury, but the Brazilian striker will not be able to start with Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi in the attack. Danilo will return to action, but Sergio Ramos is expected to miss out due to injury, while Ander Herrera is in doubt over the beating.
As for Real Madrid, their star Karim Benzema missed the last three games due to injury and has doubts about the match in France. Ferland Mendy and Mariano Diaz could also miss out on injuries, with coach Carlo Ancelotti wondering if he could put himself in danger of rushing to bring back two Frenchmen.
In the event of Mendy or Benzema not starting, Gareth Bale could play forward as a No.9 liar and David Alaba could be seen as a left-back, with Nacho Fernandez playing Eder Militao in central defense.
PSG vs Real Madrid predicted line-ups
PSG’s predicted line-up: Gianluigi Donnarumma; Achraf Hakimi, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes; Marco Verratti, Idrissa Gueye, Georginio Wijnaldum; Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Angel Di Maria.
Real Madrid’s predicted line-up: Thibaut Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Eder Militao, Nacho Fernandez, David Alaba; Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Marco Asensio, Gareth Bale, Vinicius.