PSG has an appointment with history this Tuesday evening on the lawn of Manchester City (9 p.m.).
To qualify for its second Champions League final in a row, the red and blue club need a feat after its defeat in the semi-final to go to the Parc des Princes (1-2).
Presentation of this shock in a few key figures.
In its European history, PSG have never managed to reverse an unfavorable score conceded at home.
On five occasions, the defeat of the first leg condemned the club from the capital to the return: in 1984-1985 against Videoton (2-4; 0-1), in 1989-1990 against Juventus (0-1; 1- 2), in 1994-1995 against AC Milan (0-1; 0-2), in 1996-1997 against Juventus (1-6; 1-3) and in 2014-2015 against Barça (1-3 ; 0-2).
Each time, PSG even lost both games.
Conversely, City have never been eliminated after winning the away leg in 12 examples.
In its last ten outings in the Champions League away (excluding Lisbon Final 8), PSG have won 7 games, including twice on the pitch of City's neighbor, Manchester United (2-0; 3-1) .
He also won in Barcelona (4-1) or Munich (3-2) and brought back a draw from Real Madrid (2-2).
He lost twice, in Dortmund (1-2) and Leipzig (1-2).
PSG are undefeated in matches under Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers.
In six examples, three wins and three draws.
A good sign for Parisians?
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Since April 12, 2016 in ... Manchester City (1-0), PSG has always managed to score at least one away goal in the Champions League.
The series has lasted 21 games.
Tonight, we will have to score at least two to hope to qualify.
PSG remain on a series of 10 straight away wins in all competitions (6 in Ligue 1, 2 in the Coupe de France, 2 in the Champions League).
He has the opportunity this Tuesday evening to equal the best series in its history with 11 successes in a row.
The previous record dates from the 2019-2020 season between December 7 and February 12.
If he plays this Tuesday evening, as expected, Marquinhos will equal Bernard Lama among the most capped Parisians in history with 318 appearances in the jersey of PSG. The Brazilian will then be ranked 6th in this ranking, 25 lengths from fifth, Safet Susic and his 343 appearances. As a reminder, the top 5 is made up of: Jean-Marc Pilorget (435), Sylvain Armand (380), Marco Verratti (346), Paul Le Guen (344) and, therefore, Safet Susic (343).