It’s D-day this Wednesday for the match between PSG and Bayern Munich, in the 8th round of the Champions League. Ander Herrera shows the way to pass the Bavarian club.
PSG: Herrera, “not to think of a revenge
The PSG remains on a final lost against Bayern Munich in UEFA Champions League. It was last August 23 in Portugal. Seven months later, the two clubs meet again, this time in the quarterfinals of the C1. A few hours before the kickoff of the match (9pm), Ander Herrera revealed the behavior to be followed against the European champion. “We should not think too much about whether they have absentees or not. On our side neither. This is not the time to whine,” he asked in his words confided to Europe 1. “We must be optimistic and focused to try to win. When I play against a team that has already beaten me, I don’t think about revenge. This is not the best way to prepare for a game,” advised the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder.
Long list of Paris and Munich absentees
To return to the absentees, they are numerous and not the least, in both teams opposite. At PSG, Marco Verratti (covid-19) and Alessandro Florenzi are positive to covid-19, Leandro Paredes is suspended and Layvin Kurzawa (calf injury). As for Bayern Munich, their top scorer, Robert Lewandowski, injured his right knee with Poland during the international break and is unavailable. Serge Gnabry is positive for coronavirus. Douglas Costa, who injured his right foot in February, suffered a relapse and is out for the double confrontation against PSG. Corentin Tolisso has undergone surgery on a ruptured quadriceps tendon and is still not available.