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Possible Lineups, Team News, Stats – PSG vs Chelsea. Kick-Off: 19:45 BST. Date: Tuesday, 16th February, 2016. Venue: Parc des Princes, Paris. Referee: Carlos Velasco Carballo.

Champions League is back tonight with French giants Paris Saint Germain hosting the Premier League side Chelsea in the first leg of the knockout stage. 
Kick-Off: 19:45 BST
Date: Tuesday, 16th February, 2016
Venue: Parc des Princes, Paris
Referee: Carlos Velasco Carballo (Spain)

Possible Lineups:
Possible Lineups, Team News, Stats – PSG vs Chelsea
Team News:
Paris Saint Germain
  • The home side will be without Serge Aurier as he was banned by the club due to his comments for his boss Laurent Blanc on social media.
  • Blanc is expected to start with a strong lineup by recalling several of first team players. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Angel Di Maria and Thiago Silva are all likely to return after resting in last game against Lille.
  • Ezequiel Lavezzi is also unavailable of this clash.
  • Gary Cahill is expected to return to the lineup as Kurt Zouma is on the sideline through injury.
  • Chelsea will have to play without skipper John Terry as he is out with an ankle problem.
  • Baba Rahman could start on the full-back role.
  • Midfielder Nemanja Matic is suspended for this clash.
  • Radamel Falcao is also out due to an injury.
  • This is the third consecutive season they are facing each other in the Champions League.
  • PSG have won only one of their last six games against the Blues in UCL.
  • Last two games between them ended as 1 – 1 draw.
  • PSG are unbeaten in their last six games in all campaigns.
  • Chelsea have drawn three of their last six games in all campaigns.
PSG 1 – 1 Chelsea, Willian on the score sheet for the visitors.

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