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Leipzig's last straw in the premier class? PSG have to do without a superstar

2021-10-18T15:46:11.034Z

On Tuesday, RB Leipzig faces a difficult hurdle in the Champions League. But opponents Paris seem weakened in the attack: At least two stars are not ready for action.



On Tuesday, RB Leipzig faces a difficult hurdle in the Champions League.

But opponents Paris seem weakened in the attack: At least two stars are not ready for action.

Leipzig - With zero points after two games, RB Leipzig is at the bottom of the table in Champions League Group A. On the third day of the game there is a difficult hurdle - the away game with the star troupe from Paris St. Germain.

The French, along with Manchester City, are undoubtedly favorites to advance.

But Paris, which currently holds the top position with four points, will have to do without one of his assault weapons on Tuesday (kick-off at 9 p.m.): In the duel against Leipzig, Neymar, who recently with his resignation from the national team in his native Brazil for rebellion, fell out cared.

PSG have to do without Neymar in the CL duel against RB Leipzig

The star striker returned from his national team's international trip with adductor problems and reportedly will have to undergo treatment for a few days before he can return to training.

The game in the French capital is therefore out of the question, said the Ligue 1 runner-up.


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Also in defense, Paris St. Germain have to do without a support against RB Leipzig: The Spanish central defender Sergio Ramos is out.

“The player's health comes first.

It's just a minor problem and it will hopefully be resolved in a few days, ”coach Mauricio Pochettino said at a press conference about Neymar's injury.

Whether PSG can be called "weakened" because of this in the CL match (all news about the premier class) appears to be questionable: In the attack, the coach can still rely on Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé.

“We are very satisfied with the integration of Leo Messi.

He feels better and better, ”said ex-Tottenham coach Pochettino.

(PF / dpa)

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Source: merkur

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