Posted in February 2017
The first knockout round of the prestigious football club competition games in the Champions league starts tonight. The first game of the tournament between Barcelona, Spain, and France, Paris Saint Germany (PSG) scheduled at Parc des Princes, Paris.
Here are the facts of Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona
– PSG have just won 2 of 9 meetings against Barcelona.
– Barcelona have scored 16 goal against PSG in every one of the 9 meetings.
– PSG ended up as the winner when the two groups met for the last eight in 1994/95, taking after a 1-1 away draw with a 2-1 home victory.
– Barcelona have knocked out PSG twice in their late metings, once in the quarter-finals in 2013 and again in 2015.
– Barcelona won the 1997 UEFA Cup Champs against the past Cup holder Paris Saint – Germain. Ronaldo scoring the winning goal.
– Barcelona’s record against French rivals is W12 D8 L4.
– PSG’s record against Spanish sides is W10 D7 L9.
– PSG chief Unai Emery has come up against Barcelona 23 times in his coaching profession and won just once which was in La Liga last season.
– PSG Midfielder Ángel Di María and Striker Edinson Cavani have their birthdays on 14th February.
– PSG are as of now in great frame for 2017 – winning 10 and drawing 1 of their last 11 games through all competition.
– Barcelona go to France after their 6-0 thriller against Alavés – Suarez with 2 goals, Messi and Neymar with one each.
– PSG’s top objective scorer as of now is Edinson Cavani with 25 goals and Ángel Di María with 6 assists.
– Barcelona’s top goal scorer as of now is Luis Suárez with 18 goals and Neymar with 7 assists.