Chelsea Vs PSG
Chelsea will be welcoming PSG to the Stamford Bridge for the second leg of the Quarter Finals of the Champions League.
Jose Mourinho’s side come into this match with 3-1 deficit from the first leg of this tie. Chelsea must repeat their heroics of 2012, if they want to proceed to the semi finals of this season’s Champions League.
Chelsea were defeated by the French side, PSG last week which gave them an upper hand heading into this match.
Ezequiel Lavezzi scored in the opening 4 minutes of the game followed by an own goal by David Luiz in the 62nd minute of the game. Javier Pastore got the third goal for PSG deep in into the stoppage time of the second half. Whereas, Eden Hazard got the only but important away goal for Chelsea as he converted a penalty in the 27th minute of the match.
After the first leg of the fixture, both of the teams went on to win their respective matches in their domestic leagues.Chelsea defeated Stoke City, similarly Paris Saint Germain defeated Stade Reims. Both, Paris Saint Germain and Chelsea scored 3 goals past their opponents in their respective matches.
Paris Saint Germain are in the top of the French Ligue 1 table with 79 points from 32 matches. They come into this match with 9 wins in a row.
Whereas, Mourinho’s side are in the second position in the Barclays Premier League table. They have 72 points from 32 matches. They are just 2 points behind the current league leader, Liverpool while they are 2 points ahead the third place Manchester City, who have two extra games in their hand.
Chelsea will be without Ramires as he is suspended. Nemanja Matic will also not be featuring in this match as he is cup tied.
Chelsea Vs PSG : Possible Lineups
Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Lampard, Luiz; Hazard, Willian, Oscar; Torres
PSG: Sirigu; Jallet, Alex, Silva, Maxwell; Cavani, Verratti, Motta, Matuidi, Lavezzi; Lucas
Chelsea Vs PSG : Recent Form
Chelsea Vs PSG : Prediction
Hamrofootball.com predicts a 2-1 victory for the home side but PSG advances to the semi finals due to the aggregate score.
Chelsea Vs PSG : TV Details
Chelsea Vs PSG will be live on Ten Sports in India Sub-continent and Fox Sports 1.