The Champions League semi-finals are turning out to be a history-changing moment for most sides. This Tuesday night will see first timers RB Leipzig take on side PSG for the finals. The match kickoff scheduled at 10 pm.
It has been a roller coaster of emotions and surprises in the Champions League. Regulars such as Juventus, Barcelona and Real Madrid all falling out of the competition. The disappearance of Cristiano and Messi is a big shock to the world since gracing the stage since 2004-05.
The semi-finals have seen new faces enter this late stage of the competition. Two sides that have emerged as potential winners of the competition is undoubtedly PSG and RB Leipzig. PSG made a 2-1 comeback against Atalanta. RB Leipzig edge out Atletico Madrid on a 2-1 close heated encounter.
It is amazing how RB Leipzig was formed in 2006. The side waited till 2016 when it was incorporated into the German Bundesliga. This marks their first-ever time at the semi-finals of the Champions League.
The Red Bulls have won eight of the last fifteen Champions League games. The side has emerged victorious in seven of their last eight matches in the European knockout ties. PSG reach the semi-finals on their second time since 1995 after edging Inter Milan on a 3-0 aggregate.
RB Leipzig vs. PSG Head to Head
Both sides have never met in any of their previous encounters. Here is a look at their previous results from recent fixtures:
RB 2-1 Atletico Madrid
Leipzig 1-1 Wolfsburg
RB Leipzig 3-0 Tottenham
Tottenham 0-1 RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig 3-0 Werder Bremen
Atalanta 1-2 PSG
PSG 1-0 Sochaux
Paris 0 (6) – 0 (5) Lyon
PSG 1-0 St. Ettiene
Paris 4-0 Celtic
RB Leipzig Team News
The only absentee ahead of the clash is Ibrahima Konate who underwent hip surgery. After nailing the winning goal, Adams will be looking for a call up in the first team by Nagelsmann. Sabitzer has been impressive this campaign pairing with Poulsen.
PSG Team News
Goalkeeper Kaylor Navas is out of the clash after sustaining an injury ahead of the clash. Even though the loan spell of Areal at Real Madrid ended, it might force Tuchel to call on Sergio Rico to head the goal post. Another missing figure ahead of the clash is Idrissa Gueye who picked up a muscle injury.
Prediction and Odds
RB Leipzig commands a lot of respect ahead of this clash, but we cannot look past the fitness in PSG camp.
Both Teams to Score
Goals Over 2.5