Barcelona vs PSG; Barcelona continue his Champions League journey on Tuesday night with the first leg of the Round of 16 tie against Paris Saint Germain. Here is Barcelona vs PSG Head to Head, Team News, Kick Off Time and Prediction
Barcelona vs Paris Saint-Germain Kick Off Time
Barca vs Paris Saint-Germain Champions League first leg of round of 16 fixture is scheduled to kicks off at 21:00pm on Tuesday, 16 February 2021 at Camp Nou in Barcelona.
Barcelona vs PSG Head to Head
It’s a game that immediately brings to mind one of the most famous encounters in Barça history, and the one website users recently voted as the greatest Barça game of all time.
It’s that of the 2017/18 edition when the Catalans looked to be heading out of the competition after a 4-0 defeat in the French capital. The return leg produced the biggest comeback in competition’s history, with Barça winning 6-1 to advance. Sergi Roberto’s last second winner is now a part of club folklore!
But there have been plenty of other meetings between the sides in the past, all in the Champions League apart from the 1996-97 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup Final. Barça have always had the upper hand, apart from the first ever meeting, back in 1995, when it was PSG that progressed.
1994-95 Champions League Quarter Final
Barça 1-1 PSG / PSG 2-1
(PSG advanced 3-2 on aggregate)
1996-97 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup Final
Barça 1-0 PSG
2012-13 Champions League Quarter Final
PSG 2-2 Barça / Barça 1-1 PSG
(Barça advanced on away goals)
2014-15 Champions League Group F
PSG 3-2 Barça / Barça 3-1 PSG
(Barça and PSG both advanced)
2014-15 Champions League Quarter Final
PSG 1-3 Barça / Barça 2-0 PSG
(Barça advanced 5-1 on aggregate)
2016-17 Champions League Round of 16
PSG 4-0 Barça / Barça 6-1 PSG
(Barça advanced 6-5 on aggregate
Pochettino side face Barcelona at Camp Nou with absent of their key players the likes of Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Bernat. PSG injury worried update on players that will not available on tonight Champions League clash with Barca.
Pembele and Dagba also missed out Paris SG squad due to injuries.
Mauricio Pochettino have to deal with the fact that he miss two of his key players Neymar and Di Maria in his first UCL fixture after been replaced by Thomas Tuchel as PSG coach. For Neymar and Di Maria to miss out in the Paris Saint-Germain’s attacking front line will be very difficult task for the away side to claim victory over Koeman’s side.
Ronlad Koeman has nothing to worry in tonight game but Barca will do away with the likes of Pique, Coutinho, Fati, Araujo, and Roberto when they welcome PSG at Camp Nou tonight.
Leo Messi is ever ready to make the job done for Barcelona as their outstanding player, taking a clear looks at both sides tonight Barca have slight advantage over PSG to win the game.
The Champions League round of 16 fixtures prediction involving Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain tonight is very obvious that Barca will take the day. The highest best PSG can go is to earn a draw tonight but Barca will not want to give Pochettino’s man a chance to ruin their quarter-final when they travel away for the second leg.
Predict: Barca 2-0 PSG