Confirmed: Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea line-ups

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Here is how Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea will line up this evening:

Chelsea are in France this week to take on runaway Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain as the Champions League returns for the knockout stages.

The Blues endured a miserable first half of the season but they still managed to qualify from their group and they are looking like a different beast under interim manager Guus Hiddink.

PSG are currently flying high in France and they are growing increasingly familiar with Chelsea following recent encounters in this competition, so it will be interesting to see who comes out on top after the two-legged clash.

Chelsea and PSG have each won one of their last two meetings so something has to give when they meet for the third consecutive season.

With the pressure off PSG in the league – they are a huge 24 points clear of their nearest challengers – they should head into this game fresh and knowing they can focus all their attention on their Champions League campaign for as long as they remain in the competition.

Paris SG lineup

Starting:

  • Kevin Trapp
  • David Luiz
  • Marquinhos
  • Maxwell
  • Thiago Silva
  • Lucas
  • Ángel di María
  • Blaise Matuidi
  • Thiago Motta
  • Marco Verratti
  • Zlatan Ibrahimović

Substitutes: Salvatore Sirigu, Layvin Kurzawa, Gregory van der Wiel, Javier Pastore, Adrien Rabiot, Benjamin Stambouli, Edinson Cavani.

Chelsea lineup

Starting:

  • Thibaut Courtois
  • César Azpilicueta
  • Gary Cahill
  • Branislav Ivanović
  • Baba Rahman
  • Cesc Fàbregas
  • Eden Hazard
  • John Obi Mikel
  • Willian
  • Diego Costa
  • Pedro Rodríguez

Substitutes: Asmir Begović, Matt Miazga, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Oscar, Bertrand Traoré, Kenedy, Loïc Rémy.

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