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Following a shock weekend league defeat, Paris Saint-Germain will enter their UEFA Champions League tie without Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Italian midfielder Marco Verratti as they seek to protect a 2-1 lead at home against Valencia.
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Without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the Parisians managed to cling to their 1st leg advantage and advance to the CL quarter-finals with a 1-1 draw at the Parc de PrincesThe post PSG Hold On To Advance Past Valencia appeared first on The Soccer Daily.
Paris St Germain's Maxwell hopes to avoid Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals if both sides progress.
Wednesday sees Valencia visit the Parc des Princes, trailing 2-1 from the first leg in Spain.
PSG will be without suspended striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic after his late dismissal at the Mestalla three weeks ago, so will be hampered by the Swede's absence.
Paris Saint-Germain's inconsistency in the French league has yet to impact its Champions League campaign as the big spenders hold a 2-1 lead ahead of Wednesday's return leg in the last 16 against Valencia.
PSG has not reached the Champions League quarterfinals since 1995 and will be favored to progress, despite coping without top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is suspended...
PSG director Leonardo suggested his team are more suited to playing in the Champions League than Ligue 1 after an embarrassing defeat to 10-man Reims .
Carlo Ancelotti's side went down 1-0 in Reims as Grzegorz Krychowiak scored in the 64th minute, six minutes after the hosts had Christopher Glombard sent off for a second bookable offense.
PSG had already seen Zlatan Ibrahimovic...