Thiago Silva, Ibrahimovic start: PSG v Dynamo Kiev Team News


PARIS (Sporting Alert) — Paris Saint Germain (PSG) players strongly believe that they can win the Champions League this season and manager Carlo Ancelotti has named a strong team to start the campaign.

PSG will play Dynamo Kiev tonight in the opener.

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will lead the attack for the French big-spenders and he will have the likes of Jeremy Menez, Javier Pastore and Marco Verratti for company.

Brazilian star defender Thiago Silva, who moved from AC Milan in the summer and Maxwell lead the defensive line.

Ezequiel Lavezzi is on the bench for PSG.

Niko Kranjcar, Miguel Veloso and Andriy Yarmolenko are amongst the starters for Dynamo Kiev.

PSG v Dynamo Kiev

PSG: Sirigu, Jallet, Alex, Thiago Silva, Maxwell, Chantome, Verratti, Matuidi, Menez, Pastore, Ibrahimovic
Subs: Douchez, Camara, Nene, Lavezzi, Bodmer, Gameiro, Armand

Dynamo Kiev: Koval, Danilo Silva, Khacheridi, Mykhalyk, Taiwo, Garmash, Veloso, Yarmolenko, Kranjcar, Rafael, Ideye
Subs: Shovkovskiy, Betao, Vukojevic, Mehmedi, Gusev, Bogdanov, Ninkovic

Referee: Bjorn Kuipers (Holland)