LIVE: RB Leipzig vs Paris Saint-Germain… European heavyweights both looking to reach their first EVER Champions League final as Kylian Mbappe returns for French giants in Portugal showdown
- RB Leipzig and Paris Saint-Germain are targeting a first Champions League final
- Teams will face off at the Estadio da Luz, with kick-off from 8pm BST
- Latest Champions League news, live action and results right here
RB Leipzig and PSG face off in the first of this week’s Champions League semi-finals as they bid to reach the final of the competition for the first time in their history .
Julian Nagelsmann and Thomas Tuchel had to rely on late goals from their respective teams to progress beyond the quarter-finals as they now hope to set up a clash against either Bayern Munich or Lyon.
PSG’s Kylian Mbappe is set to start against the German side after coming on as a super-sub against Atalanta to provide a stoppage time winner as the Frenchman alongside Neymar looks to lead the French champions to glory.
Sportsmail will provide live UCL coverage of RB Leipzig vs PSG including score, lineups and build-up.
Four changes from PSG who forced a late turnaround against Atalanta to win 2-1, and that includes Kylian Mbappe and Angel di Maria, with Leandro Paredes and Sergio Rico also coming in.
Injured keeper Keylor Navas drops out the side as do Idrissa Gueye, Pablo Sarabia and Mauro Icardi.
RB Leipzig make one alteration in bringing in Nordi Mukiele for Marcel Halstenberg.
Rico, Bernat, Silva, Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Kehrer, Parades, Herrera, Di Maria, Mbappe, Neymar.
I would say the Champions League semi-finals have no chance of matching the sheer drama offered up in the quarter-finals but just about every prediction I have made this week has been wrong for this tournament given the bonkers action that has taken place.
But the stakes do not get much higher however tonight pans out as I welcome you to our live coverage of Rb Leipzig vs Paris Saint-Germain.
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