Description: PSG Vs LEP Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: RB Leipzig’s sensational run in the marquee competition continue unabated.
RB Leipzig have given a solid account of themselves until now in the Champions League. After putting down Tottenham 4-0 in the round of 16, the club returned for the first time in four months in the tournament to topple Atletico Madrid in their quarter-final.
Taking on a Spanish side unbeaten since March and having defeated Liverpool previously in the competition, this was set to be RB Leipzig’s toughest test in the tournament. Where their attacking play had electrified the side’s progress to the quarter-finals, the team was for the first time asked to dwell into its defensive repertoire.
And the club showed exactly why its enduring its finest season ever with the 2009 founded side making it into its first ever semi-final of the Champions League. Astute deployment of their tactics ended up nullifying a drab Atletico Madrid, a side often found wanting infront of a RB Leipzig which was out looking to stamp its authority in the footballing fraternity.
PSG Vs LEP Dream11 Probable Winner
Elsewhere, PSG managed to script an incredible turnaround in their encounter against Atalanta. Struggling to breach their way past a resolute and vigorous Italian setup, PSG saw a late surge propel them into what is only their second semi-final in European football with the club scoring twice in the culminate stages to win 2-1.
Endeavour and girt has been the name of the game for these sides until now to see the two contest a semi-final matchup few had envisaged. Fight and character will be on display today by RB Leipzig as the club looks to further its record of having registered 8 wins in its last 15 encounters in the competition.
Their well disciplined brand of football will push PSG all the way but the French side should manage to just about eek out a win today. Its PSG’s attack which sets them apart, one which will buoy the side towards a closely contested win.
Probable Playing 11
- Konate is yet to recover from his injury, one which sees him miss out on this clash.
- Both Navas and Kurzawa are set to be sidelined for today’s encounter with the PSG players out with injuries.
Gulacsi, Klostermann, Upamecano, Halstenberg, Angelino, Laimer, Kampl, Sabitzer, Olmo, Nkunku, Poulsen
Rico, Kehrer, Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat, Di Maria, Paredes, Marquinhos, Neymar, Mbappe, Icardi
Champions League 2019-20
Match: PSG Vs RB Leipzig Semi-Final
Date And Time: 19th August, Wednesday- 12:30am IST
Venue: Estadio da Luiz, Lisbon
Telecast: Sony Ten 1/HD
- Sabitzer: 5 Goals, 3 Assists
- Mbappe: 5 Goals, 5 Assists
RB Leipzig Vs Atletico Madrid: 2-1
PSG Vs Atalanta: 2-1
Dream 11 Picks
Despite being largely untested against Atletico Madrid, Peter Gulacsi didn’t let his concentrations levels waver one bit. The RB Leipzig goal-keeper was alert to the situation to parry away shots when asked to, a performance which sees us hammer him into our framework for this one.
He’s now popped up with an assist in both of his last two encounters to see us make Angelino our pick from RB Leipzig in this docket. Ever since completing his move to the club in January, he’s shown why City were foolish to let him goal with the player slotting in nicely into his leftback role.
PSG will meanwhile see Juan Bernat become the first name to be instilled in our side. The wingback has been crucial for the club in their journey to this stage with his ability to make his presence felt on the flank serving his side fruitfully in their attacks.
The CB pairing of Thiago Silva and Presnel Kimpembe will retain its place in our side from the club. The two CBS come up in just 8 credits and given their ability to occult attacking plays, the two offer fine value today.
Opening the scoring for his club in their quarter-final, Marcel Sabitzer pushed Atletico Madrid back by helping RB Leipzig race into a 1-0 lead. The midfielder has easily been one of the most influential names at the club this season with his four goals and three assists compensating nicely for Werner’s departure.
He’s partnered up by Dani Olmo, someone who has proved his side’s clamour for him. Being roped in, in January, the midfielder has played a versatile role for the club with his ability to slot into multiple positions seeing him become a crucial player for the side.
Angel was suspended for the last encounter but the four assist man is set to eb back for today’s outing to see us move in for him and Marquinhos for this one.
Kylian Mbappe showed why he’s the engine of this PSG attack. There were serious doubts about his participation when he was injured back in July but the player needed a mere 30 minutes to make the difference as he came on to provide the assist for the goal which won his side the match.
Neymar was in good touch in the same fixture to make the three goal and three assist player the second pick from the side for this one.
Captain And Vice-Captain
The 5 goals and 5 assists for Mbappe made him a must have pick as the captain while Neymar is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Gulacsi, Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat, Angelino, Marquinhos, Angel, Olmo, Sabitzer, Neymar, Mbappe
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