PSG vs Real Madrid LIVE: Champions League heavyweights clash in HUGE last-16 first leg with Neymar on the bench after returning from injury and Karim Benzema up front for visitors
- Paris Saint-Germain host Real Madrid in the last-16 of the Champions League
- All eyes will be on PSG striker Kylian Mbappe amid Real Madrid’s interest in him
- Both teams have aspirations of the title and the first leg could be nip-and-tuck
- PSG XI: Donnarumma; Hakimi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes; Paredes, Danilo Pereira, Verratti; Di Maria, Messi, Mbappé
- REAL MADRID XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Mendy; Casemiro Kroos, Modric; Asensio, Benzema, Vinicius Jnr
- READ: PSG special report on the French side’s rise to a global powerhouse
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The Champions League is back and what a mouthwatering clash we have in store to kickstart the first legs of the last-16 with Real Madrid taking on Paris Saint-Germain in the French capital.
All eyes – from both benches and boardrooms – will be on PSG striker Kylian Mbappe, a player who is widely expected to end up at Real Madrid when his contract expires at the end of this season.
For now he wears the colours of PSG and he will look to put a dent in the title ambitions of his likely next employer with a matchwinning display at the Parc des Princes tonight.
Follow Sportsmail’s NATHAN SALT for live Champions League coverage of Paris Saint-Germain vs Real Madrid, including build-up, team news and updates.