PSG host Bayern Munich on Tuesday (9 p.m. on RMC Sport 1) for the Champions League quarter-final second leg. Four Parisian players are under threat of suspension for a potential semi-final first leg, including Neymar.
PSG must first think about qualifying for the semi-finals of the Champions League. If the Ile-de-France team had overcome Atalanta last year in a dry match during the Final 8 in Lisbon, this time the Parisians must confirm against Bayern Munich. Winners in the first leg (3-2) despite heavy opposing offensive pressure, Neymar and his teammates welcome the Bavarians this Tuesday (9 p.m. exclusively on RMC Sport 1) at the Parc des Princes. But like the Brazilian, four players are under threat of suspension.
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PSG and Bayern Munich will also find Daniele Orsato on the whistle this Tuesday, referee of the last final of the competition between these same two teams won by the Germans on August 23 (1-0). Outraged Neymar, Idrissa Gueye is also under threat of suspension for a potential semi-final first leg if he receives a yellow card on Tuesday.
Three Bayern Munich players under threat
It is the same on the side of the PSG for Marco Verratti and Layvin kurzawa. But both players are very uncertain. Affected by the coronavirus on his return with his national team, the Italian should not start but could still come into play. For the French side, also in training on Monday, uncertainty remains about his presence in the group.
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UEFA will reset to zero from the semi-finals the series of cards received by the players, which will not prevent suspensions if they therefore occur before the semi-finals. On the side of Bayern Munich, these are three players who are under the threat of a suspension in the event of a new yellow card namely Lucas hernandez, Jerome boateng and Joshua Kimmich.