Big Game Focus: PSG v Manchester United

PSG are aiming to build on their 2-0 lead from the first leg of the Champions League knock out fixture, when they host Manchester United at the Parc des Princes. Bet on the match here.

Manchester United will have a huge task of coming up against one of the best teams in Europe on current form. The Red Devils have struggled in Europe since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson but they have hope in Ole Gunner Solksjaer who has been impressive since taking over from Jose Mourinho. Whether they will have enough to overturn the deficit with PSG will remain to be seen, but one thing for sure is that they will not go down without a fight.

PSG will be playing with no pressure on their shoulders and that could be a very dangerous thing for the opposition. Kylian Mbappe as been sensational all season even in the absence of Edinson Cavani and Neymar, his striking partners.

Betting preview

PSG have scored 35 goals in their last ten Champions League home games but haven’t kept a clean sheet in each of the last five. The Red Devils have scored six in the last week alone. Backing Both Teams to Score promises value at odds of 1.70.

Kylian Mbappé has found the net in six of his seven Champions League appearances against British clubs. He was on target during the first leg and he will be eager to better his record tonight. He makes an excellent punt for the Anytime Goalscorer market at odds of 1.45 here.

Over 2.5 Goals have landed in PSG’s last three outings and the same is true for the last two for Manchester United. We have capable goalscorers on both sides and this makes odds of 1.55 for Over 2.5 goals attractive here.

Team news

Thomas Tuchel may go with the same starting 11 as the first leg, with Christopher Nkunku expected to be the only change on the right flank. Cavani and Neymar are still not available for selection.

United have a selection crisis, especially in midfield. Paul Pogba will miss out this game due to suspension whilst Antony Martial and Alexis Sanchez are ruled out due to injury. Eric Bailly started the first leg against PSG and may be drafted into the team in a bd to slow down Mbappe.

Possible lineups

PSG: Buffon, Kerher,  Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat, Verratti,Marquinhos, Nkuku, Draxler, Maria, Mbappe.

Manchester United: De Gea, Young, Smalling, Bailey, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Dalot, Pereira, Rashford, Lukaku.