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PSG Vs Manchester City: Prediction, Team News, Stream And Odds

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PSG Vs Manchester City: Prediction, Team News, Stream And Odds

Manchester City will travel to the French capital of Paris and take on Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of a mouthwatering UEFA Champions League semi-final on Wednesday night.

Despite their domestic dominance of England and France, Man City and PSG have yet to win the European Cup - with their respective owners craving the coveted trophy above all others.

And with a final against either Chelsea or Real Madrid on offer, Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino will equally feel that this could finally be their year to win the Champions League.

Guardiola's City saw off Borussia Dortmund 4-2 on aggregate in the quarter-finals
Guardiola's City saw off Borussia Dortmund 4-2 on aggregate in the quarter-finals
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Pochettino's side are aiming to reach the final for the second year running, and they gained revenge over reigning champions Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals by eliminating them on away goals after a 3-3 aggregate draw.

Meanwhile, Guardiola's City saw off Borussia Dortmund 4-2 on aggregate in the quarter-finals and set themselves up for this tie with Sunday's Carabao Cup Final win over Tottenham Hotspur.

With all the money that City and PSG have spent on securing European glory, both sides will surely be giving it their all with the biggest prize in club football within their reach.

Here, SPORTbible takes a look at everything you need to know ahead of this week's second Champions League semi-final.

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How to watch PSG vs Manchester City

PSG vs Manchester is scheduled for an 8pm (BST) kick-off on Wednesday, April 28.

The match will be held behind closed doors at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France.

It will be televised on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport Ultimate.

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BT Sport subscribers will also be able to watch the match online via the website or BT Sport app.

Real Madrid vs Chelsea predictions and betting odds

Given the respective talents of both sides, this tie could descend into a real shootout if there are to be a couple of early goals.

However, you'd expect the first leg to be a tighter affair with a goal or two either way before both teams go all out in the second leg in Manchester.

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PSG looked suspect at the back across both legs against Bayern, though the potential return of Marquinhos will shore up the defence.

Nevertheless, City are more than capable of earning the victory in Paris on Wednesday night and put them in the driving seat to reach their first-ever European cup final.

PSG are 21/10 to win, with Manchester City priced at 23/20 to come away with the victory. A draw is priced at 14/5.

Odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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Prediction: 1-2

PSG team news and injuries

Juan Bernat is Mauricio Pochettino's only confirmed injury absentee for the welcome of Manchester City.

Marquinhos, Abdou Diallo and Rafinha played no part in the 3-1 win at FC Metz on Saturday, though only the former would start here.

Kylian Mbappe was forced off after taking a blow to the leg during last weekend's 3-1 win over FC Metz
Kylian Mbappe was forced off after taking a blow to the leg during last weekend's 3-1 win over FC Metz

Pochettino could use a 4-3-3 system again here with Idrissa Gueye getting the nod to start in midfield alongside Leandro Paredes and Marco Verratti.

Prolific goalscorer Kylian Mbappe was forced off on the 87-minute in last weekend's 3-1 win over Metz after taking a blow to the leg, with the 22-year-old was seen limping off the field - sparking fears that he may not be able to participate in Wednesday's game.

With such a big injury scare, the PSG head coach may have to look towards Moise Kean, Julian Draxler and Mauro Icardi in reserve.

Guardiola will remain on high alert, though, with the talented Neymar will be fully fit and in contention to start in the attacking lineup.

Manchester City team news and injuries

Pep Guardiola has a fully fit squad to call upon for the midweek trip to Paris after Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero both made the squad for Sunday's league cup final triumph over Tottenham.

John Stones missed the 1-0 win over Spurs due to a ban and could come into the defence at the expense of Aymeric Laporte, despite his winning goal at Wembley.

John Stones is primed to feature back in Manchester City's defence
John Stones is primed to feature back in Manchester City's defence

Ederson, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Gabriel Jesus were all unused subs on Sunday and should start.

Among those also pushing to feature are Bernardo Silva, Benjamin Mendy and Ferran Torres.

Topics: Manchester City, PSG, Champions League

Robert Mann
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