PSG will travel to Camp Nou this Tuesday to challenge Barça in the round of 16 first leg of the Champions League (9 p.m. on RMC Sport 1). A duel on which still hangs the shadow of the remountada of 2017 as recalled the Catalan winger, Ousmane Dembélé.
Impossible to approach the eighth-final first leg of the Champions League between PSG and Barcelona this Tuesday (live at 9 p.m. on RMC Sport 1) without evoking the memory of the remorada of 2017. A blessed evening for the Catalans, this stunning success (6 -1) also remains a real trauma for many Ile-de-France supporters. But as Ousmane Dembélé gladly reminds us, this meeting marked the history of the European Cup and the Blaugrana club.
“I think it’s a match that will go down in history, especially Barcelona side. Being behind four to zero, I think that for all the teams in Europe and the Champions League it’s difficult to go back, explained The Barça winger in an interview with UEFA. They did it with a great team and world-class players like Neymar, Léo or Andres Iniesta. It’s a game that will go down in history . “
Dembélé: “A team that is favorite to win the title”
Not yet arrived in Catalonia at the time of this now legendary clash, “Dembouz” knows: this match is eagerly awaited on the side of PSG. Several Parisian players like Marco Verratti, Marquinhos or Julian Draxler were already present and kept this humiliation through their throats.
“It’s a bit like a revenge, it is the media who are trying to raise the sauce. On the other hand, we do not talk about it. We know that it will be a difficult match, Ousmane Dembélé said. We know Paris. , it was the last finalist of the Champions League. It is a team which is favorite to win the title. We are more focused on this game after the comeback four years ago. There have been a lot of changes on both sides. We are mainly focused on this match against Paris. “
Clearly, Ousmane Dembélé refuses to remain stuck on the Parisian rout of 2017. The only matches that count are the two shocks to come this Tuesday and March 10 for the eighth final second leg.
“It’s early to meet Paris but that’s how it is, concluded the 2018 world champion. We will play this match with a lot of confidence. We know that it will be difficult.”
>> Barça-PSG, it’s Tuesday February 16 at 9 p.m. live on RMC Sport 1