Bruges (Belgium) (AFP)
Star strikers Kylian Mbappé and Edinson Cavani are replacing PSG against Club Brugge on Tuesday (21.00) in Belgium on Matchday 3 of the UEFA Champions League, according to UEFA's announced team lineup.
Paris coach Thomas Tuchel has bet on Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting to accompany Mauro Icardi and Angel Di Maria in attack, and Ander Herrera to replace Idrissa Gueye, injured.
"I think it's too early for Kylian to play 90 minutes, we need to find the solution to see if he starts or ends the game, and that's the same for + Edi + (Cavani)," Tuchel said on Monday. press conference.
Injured in a thigh at the end of August, Mbappé was the author of a late entry in Nice (4-1 win) with a goal to the key.
Before that, he had played only on September 28 in Bordeaux and on October 1 against Galatasaray in C1, each time thirty minutes, before being rested again, both in the league than during the last international break .
For his part, Cavani has still not replayed since his injury in late August to the right hip that had already removed from the competition for two months last season.
During the truce, PSG saw his superstar Neymar and his rookie Idrissa Gueye extend his list of absentees, respectively for four weeks and ten days.
With 6 points, Paris caracole at the head of his group, relegating to five lengths Real Madrid, his great rival for the first place.
In case of third consecutive success, combined with a draw between Galatasaray and Real, Paris would become the first team in the history of the competition to clinch its qualification after only three group matches.
The teams :
Club Brugge (BEL): Mignolet - Deli, Mechele, Clinton Mata, Sobol - Rits, Vanaken, De Ketelaere - Diatta, Tau, Dennis
Paris SG (FRA): Navas - Meunier, Thiago Silva (cape), Kimpembe, Bernat - Herrera, Marquinhos, Verratti - Choup - Moting, Icardi, Di Maria.
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