Paris Saint Germain host Anderlecht in a game that the French giants need to win in order to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League. PSG has the maximum amount of points after winning all their last three matches of Group B. It's only the French club that hasn't conceded a goal since this season began.

Anderlecht travels to France to play Paris Saint Germain at Parc Des Princes on Tuesday night in a game that the visitors need to win to have any hope of staying in the competition. The Belgian club is currently placed last in the group after losing all the three matches played so far.

In fact, Anderlecht remains the only team in the entire competition that has failed to score goals after the first three games. The Belgian champions are going to the fixture after beating Eupen 3-2 over the weekend in the Belgian First Division A.

Talking points

  • Marseille is the only French club that has won Champions League title. Marseille is PSG fiercest domestic rival. PSG hasn't gone beyond quarter-final in the competition. Another French side AS Monaco has been to final on more than one occasion but hasn't been lucky to win the crown.
  • Only Clubbe Brugge has won Champions League among the Belgium clubs. However, Brussels remains the city that has hosted the highest number of Champions League finals after hosting four finals.
  • Paris Saint Germain has scored at least three goals in its opening three games in Champions League without conceding any goal.
  • Anderlecht has allowed at least three goals in each of their opening three group matches but has failed to score any goal. The Belgian champions lost 3-0 to Bayern Munich and then a similar margin to Celtic before succumbing to a 4-0 defeat to PSG in Belgium two weeks ago.

Team news

The match comes too early for Lucas Moura, Christopher Nkunku and Thiago Mota who are all sidelined with injuries.

However, Unai Emery will be glad to receive Neymar Jr who missed the weekend's 3-0 victory over Nice in the French League One due to a domestic ban. Other than the three injured players, the hosts have the rest of the players available for selection. Here's how the Parisians are likely to line up for the game; Alphonse Areola, Layvin Kurzawa, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Daniel Alves, Marco Verratti, Julian Draxler, Adrien Rabiot, Neymar, Edinson Cavani, and Angel Di Maria.

The visitors will be without Andy Najar and Uros Spajik who are both sidelined with injuries while Kara remains doubtful for the match. Anderlecht manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck is likely to name a strong team as his side will be trying to score the club's first goal in the competition. Here's the probable lineup; Matz Sels, Dennis Appiah, Olivier Deschacht, Kara Mbodji Leander Dendoncker, Pieter Gerkens, Adrien Trebel, Sven Kums, Lukasz Teodorczyk, Henry Onyekuru, and Sofiane Hanni.