Champions League semi-final preview: RB Leipzig vs PSG live stream, prediction & team news

Champions League semi-final preview: RB Leipzig vs PSG live stream, prediction & team news

RB Leipzig vs Paris Saint-Germain: Match details

Match: RB Leipzig vs Paris Saint-Germain

Competition: Champions League semi-final

Date: August 18, 2020

Kick-off time: 8:00 pm, August 17, 2020 (UK time)

Stadium: Estádio da Luz

RB Leipzig and Paris Saint-Germain fight for a place in the Champions League final on Tuesday.

RB Leipzig & PSG’s previous lineups:

  • RB Leipzig (vs Atletico Madrid): Gulacsi; Klostermann, Upamecano, Halstenberg, Tasende; Laimer, Kampl; Sabitzer, Olmo, Nkunku; Poulsen.
  • PSG (vs their Atalanta): Navas*; Kehrer, Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat; Herrera, Marquinhos, Gueye; Neymar, Icardi, Sarabia.

Both sides are aiming to reach the final for the first time in their history and if Leipzig proceeds, they would become the seventh German side ever to appear in the finals. A win for PSG would see them become the first French side to reach the final since Monaco in 2003/04.

Leipzig have taken down the likes of Benfica in the groups as well as Tottenham Hotspur and Atletico Madrid in the knockout rounds.

PSG’s group contained Real Madrid, Galatasaray and Club Brugge, Borussia Dortmund and Atalanta (thanks, Eric Choupo-Moting) in the knockouts to compete in their first Champions League semi-final since 1994/95.

Champions League

The qualifying round for the 2020/21 edition of Europe’s top club tournament will be played in single legs, with the exception being the Champions League play-offs, which will remain over two legs. A draw will determine which club will play the single leg in their stadium.

The group stage will start on October 20/21, 2020 with the final taking place in Istanbul on May 29, 2021.

August 8-11:Preliminary round
August 18/19: First qualifying round
August 25/26: Second qualifying round
September 15/16: Third qualifying round
September 22/23 & 29/30: Play-offs
October 20/21: Group stage matchday 1
October 27/28: Group stage matchday 2
November 3/4: Group stage matchday 3
November 24/25: Group stage matchday 4
December 1/2: Group stage matchday 5
December 8/9: Group stage matchday 6
February 16/17, 2021: Round of 16
April 6/14, 2021: Quarter-finals
April 17 & May 5, 2021: Se
mi-finals
May 29, 2021: Final

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