Thursday, July 25, 2024

Champions League Last 16: PSG v Barcelona; Benfica v Dortmund

PARIS — Champions League football returns on Tuesday with two games starting at 2:45 pm ET, with Benfica taking on Borussia Dortmund and PSG facing Barcelona in the round of last 16.

Fox Soccer 2GO USA and Fox Sports GO will provide live stream from Parc des Princes in Paris where PSG will host Barcelona. Television coverage is on Fox Sports 1 for the viewers in USA. Follow livescores on Watch the Champions League – Barcelona vs PSG on FOX Sports‎

Meanwhile, at Estadio da Luz, Benfica will entertain Borussia Dortmund hoping to take an advantage before their trip to Germany for the second leg.

Fox Soccer 2GO USA will provide live television action of this game, with WatchESPN, Fox Soccer 2GO USA and Fox Sports GO streaming the contest live. Livescores are on

Barcelona at PSG

Entering this game, Barcelona have won their last three meetings against PSG, while scoring eight scored and conceding two, according to Opta stats.

The French side has also failed to keep a clean sheet against the Spanish giants in nine games in all competitions.

PSG to play Barcelona: Trapp, Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Meunier, Kurzawa, Verratti, Matuidi, Rabiot, Cavani, Di Maria, Draxler. Subs: Areola, Maxwell, Aurier, Pastore, Ben Arfa, Nkunku, Moura.

Barcelona team to play PSG: Ter Stegen, Pique, Umtiti, Roberto, Alba, Busquets, Iniesta, Gomes, Neymar, Messi, Suarez. Subs: Cillessen, Rakitic, Denis, Rafinha, Alcacer, Digne, Mathieu

Borussia Dortmund at Benfica

In the only previous meeting between these two sides, Borussia Dortmund eliminated Benfica in the 1963/64 European Cup first round.

The German side lost the first leg 2-1, but returned home to secure a 5-0 victory to seal the tie.

Benfica team to Borussia Dortmund: Ederson, Nelson Semedo, Luisao, Lindelof, Eliseu, Fejsa, Pizzi, Salvio, Carrillo, Rafa, Mitroglou. Subs: Julio Cesar, Jardel, Andre Almeida, Samaris, Filipe Augusto, Cervi, Raul.

Borussia team to Dortmund Benfica: Burki, Piszczek, Sokratis, Bartra, Schmelzer, Durm, Dembele, Weigl, Guerreiro, Reus, Aubameyang. Subs: Weidenfeller, Schürrle, Pulisic, Kagawa, Castro, Ginter, Passlack.

Omar Hall is a passionate writer. He covers several big events for SportingAlert, including the World Cup and European Championship. Omar is a fan of sports and is honored to do what he loves.
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