PSG vs Man. United: Predictions, Betting Tips & Odds
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 @15:00
Parc des Princes
Round of 16, Leg 2/2
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær takes his charges to Paris Saint-Germain in an attempt to over turn a two-goal deficit.
Whatever happens in this last 16 Champions League tie, the turnaround at Manchester United since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over in December has been remarkable.
However, in order to reach the last eight, required is a night of the magnitude of United’s 1999 final success in which Solskjaer himself scored that dramatic 93rd minute winner over Bayern Munich.
Unfortunately, that looks like an unlikely scenario as Paris Saint-Germain are stoic in defence at home, having lost only once all season in all competitions at the Parc des Princes.
The 2-0 victory for PSG at Old Trafford two weeks ago was somewhat unexpected considering United’s resurgence in 2019 – in fact, United’s only defeat in 2019 came in that first leg game with both sides currently in the midst of impressive runs.
However, and understandably, the best online sportsbooks make PSG heavy favourites to progress to the quarter-final even though a competitive game is set to ensue.
United have to attack and will but PSG have proven sturdy at home shipping just the one goal in their last four home matches, expect the Red Devils to break the deadlock, with a 1-1 share of the spoils a fair result on the night.
Under 2.5 goals
- PSG have only conceded once in their last four home games in all competitions making this a low scoring and frustrating evening for the visitors but a bet that offers great value with top betting sites in the goals scored markets.
The double chance of the draw and away win
- PSG are on home soil but are unlikely to bust a gut in attack with that two-goal cushion and may sit back and hold on for the draw, but a double chance covers punters if United to go on a scoring spree and win the game.
1 x 2 Odds
Head to Head
Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappé were on target for the Parisians in their first leg. That ensured PSG took a 2-0 lead back home with them to the Parc des Princes.
Remarkably, that was the first time the pair had ever met in UEFA competitive action, meaning this is the first time PSG have hosted United in a knockout game.
- Paul Pogba will be absent from the United team after earning a suspension for the game.
- Manchester United finished second in Group H behind Juventus to qualify for the last 16.
- PSG finished ahead of Liverpool in Group C to earn their promotion to the latter stages.
- Neither side has made it to the last eight of the Champions League for the last two seasons (United 2014, PSG 2016).
- Neymar and Kylian Mbappe have nine Champions League goals between them this season.