PSG and Bayern Munich will meet in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16.

He PSG of France will face in the local state before the Bayern Munich of Germany Today, Tuesday 14 February, in a duel corresponding to the first leg of the round of 16 of UEFA Champions League 2023. The Parque de los Príncipes will be the scene of this meeting where two of the candidates for the coveted trophy will meet, but they are not going through the best time in their respective leagues, in addition to arriving with some doubts.

How do they get there? The Parisian team is going through an irregular moment in the League 1. And it is that in the last five games his record is negative: only two wins, two losses and a draw. Indeed, the last result was the defeat last weekend against AS Monaco, with a score of 3-1 conceded. Despite everything, they occupy the top spot in the standings with 54 points, five more than their closest rivals, Olympique de Marseille.

Meanwhile, in the continental tournament, they reached the round of 16 after finishing second in Group H. PSG added 14 points, the same as leaders Benfica, although relegated due to goal difference.

Coach Christophe Galtier will try to advance the first leg, even if he has doubts Kylian Mbappe due to injury, which although called, will be evaluated until the last moment. But the one who will miss this clash through injury is Renato Sanches, just like Nordi Mukiele. Lionel Messi Yes, he will be in the starting XI after overcoming a physical illness and it will be him who will propose the game of the French giant, alongside Neymar.

Lionel Messi and Neymar will command PSG's attack against Bayern Munich.  (Reuters)
Lionel Messi and Neymar will command PSG’s attack against Bayern Munich. (Reuters)

On the other hand, the Bayern Munich He has a better gift than the French. And it is that he has added nine points from his last five duels in the Bundesliga. Draws against Leipzig, Cologne and Eintracht Frankfurt propelled them to the top of the table with 43 points, but with a minimal difference to their direct rivals Union Berlin (42) and Borussia Dortmund (40) .

In the Champions LeagueTHE “Bavarian” They were first in Group C after securing 18 points, taking an eight gap to second (Inter Milan). With this position, he secured a spot in the round of 16. Now, coach Julian Nagelsmann has five injuries, including three sensitive: Manuel Neuer, Lucas Hernández and Sadio Mané.

In Peru, the first leg of the round of 16 between PSG and Bayern Munich will be broadcast today, Tuesday February 14 at 3:00 p.m. The channel in charge of broadcasting will be ESPN, as happened for the group stage matches.

Summary and goal of the triumph of the ‘Bavaro’ team in Paris. (Video: FC Bayern Munich)

The PSG coach, Christophe Galtier, spoke about this first duel and recognized that he had footballers adapted to this type of meeting. “It’s a Champions League game and my players have the experience to face them. We know that Bayern have overcome a difficult moment and we haven’t. But tomorrow I have a more complete group than previous matches,” he said at a press conference.

By your side, Julien Nagelsman, DT of Bayern Munich, spoke about the possible absence of Kylian Mbappé and the presence of Lionel Messi. “It’s only possible to stop him (the Argentine star) as a team, it’s a question of fewer balls reaching him. The same as Mbappé if he plays. But it’s not just those two, there are other important names, they have very good players. But surely my counterpart is also thinking about how to stop my players,” he said.

PSG: Gianluigi Donnarumma; Danilo, Marquinhos, Sergio Ramos; Achraf Hakimi, Marco Veratti, Fabian Ruiz, Nuno Mendes; Vitinha; Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. DT: Christophe Galtier

Bayern Munich: Yann Sommer; Joao Cancelo, Dayot Upamecano, Matthijs De Ligt, Alphonso Davies; Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka; Leroy Sané, Jamal Musiala, Kingsley Coman; Thomas Muller. DT: Julien Nagelsman

– Peru / 3:00 p.m.

– Mexico / 2:00 p.m.

– Colombia / 3:00 p.m.

– Ecuador / 3:00 p.m.

– United States (Miami) / 3:00 p.m.

– Venezuela / 4:00 p.m.

– Bolivia / 4:00 p.m.

– Chile / 5:00 p.m.

– Paradise / 5:00 p.m.

– Argentina / 5:00 p.m.

– Uruguay / 5:00 p.m.

– Brazil / 5:00 p.m.

– Spain / 9:00 p.m.

– Peru / ESPN

– Argentina / FOX Sports

– Bolivia / ESPN

– Brazil / HBO Max

– Chile / FOX Sports 1

– Colombia / ESPN

– Ecuador / ESPN

– Mexico / HBO Max, TNT Sports

-Paraguay / ESPN

– Uruguay / ESPN

– Venezuela / ESPN

– Spain / Movistar Champions League

– USA / TUDN, Paramount+, Univision

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