UEFA Champions League: Bad News For PSG Ahead Dortmund Clash Over Mbappe
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As the UEFA Champions league round of sixteen second leg returns next week Tuesday and Wednesday between teams in Europe, various drama have been happening due to injury, Coronavirus fear.
Paris Saint-Germain are sweating on the fitness of star striker Kylian Mbappe who has picked up a throat infection ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 return-leg against Dortmund.
The French World Cup star missed team training on Monday and Tuesday and was reported to have a sore throat, with his club needing to overturn a 2-1 deficit from their first leg defeat in Germany two weeks ago. Mbappe has scored six goals in his last three PSG matches.
At Monday’s training session Argentine forward Angel Di Maria was observed passing the ball around with Neymar. Spanish forward Pablo Sarabia is also a likely inclusion should Mbappe miss the game.
PSG lost 2-1 to inspired Borrusia Dortmund before a crowd of 80,000 in Germany last month, with the return-leg to be played in an empty Parc des Prices stadium due to the coronavirus.
PSG will have to work hard to over turn the deficit they had in Germany when the 19 year Haaland put two goals past the French league leader post.
A goaless draw is enough for the German team to progress at the expense of PSG. The game will also be play behind the closed doors due to the fear of novel coronavirus that has hit major part of the globe.
Early today, the Uefa champions league management announced that Barcelona game against Napoli at the Camp Nou will be played behind closed doors over Coronavirus.