This Champions League Preview sees Barcelona take on PSG at the Camp Nou, in the tie of the round.

Barcelona came unstuck three weeks ago at the Parc des Princes, when PSG absolutely hammered them in one of their worst European performances.

Even though they are 4-0 down, they are the only side capable of turning that scoreline round, with their last two games yielding eleven goals.

PSG come into the match in excellent form and with the huge advantage of four goals. They will be looking to finish the job at the Camp Nou and a result here would give them huge confidence in their quest for a maiden Champions League title.

Barcelona vs PSG – Wednesday 8th March 2017 – 19:45 - BT Sport 2

Barcelona

Barcelona welcome Paris St Germain to the Camp Nou in a huge Champions League match, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.

Luis Enrique's side come into this match on the back of a 5-0 win at home against Celta Vigo, another thumping win.

Lionel Messi (24) opened the scoring early in the first half, with the Argentine continuing their excellent form.

Brazilian Neymar (40) got in on the act before half time, doubling Barcelona's advantage just before the break.

Ivan Rakitic (57) made it three just before the hour, with Samuel Umtiti scoring his first goal in the 61st minute.

Messi returned to score his second and Barca's fourth just three minutes later (64), completing an emphatic 5-0 scorelin.

Catalans Need Win

Barcelona have been in good form of late, scoring 14 goals in the four games they have played since the PSG defeat.

Enrique's men currently sit top of La Liga, which is a massive boost for them, although Real do have a game in hand.

They face a huge task to beat PSG in this match, having lost by an enormous 4-0 margin at the Parc des Princes.

It was Barcelona's worst result in the Champions League for some time, it has led to Enrique announcing his departure at the end of the season.

Comeback On?

The match against PSG sees Barcelona emerge as underdogs, it is unheard of that Barcelona aren't favourites at the Camp Nou.

They will need a seriously big win, with a 4-0 result meaning extra time but if PSG score it is all over for the Catalans.

This is the eighth meeting between the two sides, the Catalans would dearly love to make it four wins in nine.

Barcelona are 23/10 with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez at 3/1 to score first.

Barcelona Nou

Barcelona In Great Form

The French Champions come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win, a hard fought home win against Nancy.

Edinson Cavani (80) scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot, giving PSG a fifth win in six.

PSG's result against Barcelona has seen their form sky rocket, with the Parisians drawing their other match.

The win is an excellent result for PSG, they now find themselves narrowly behind the leaders Monaco.

PSG In Great Form

The Parisians come into this match in great recent form, with five wins and a draw in their last six.

Wins against Nancy, Niort, Marseille, Barcelona and Bordeaux have all come in the last few weeks, a hefty fixture pile up.

PSG will be looking to continue that form to the Champions League, with Barcelona one of the toughest draws possible.

They hammered Enrique's men in the first leg, with PSG giving Barcelona their second heaviest defeat in Europe.

PSG Favourites

PSG go into this match as the favourites, despite the fact that they are away from home and the Catalans are reeling.

They will be looking to register their fifth win in the competition, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.

PSG will be looking to complete only their third ever Champions League win over the Spanish giants.

PSG are 11/10 with Edinson Cavani at 5/1 to open the scoring.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Messi to score first @ 3/1

Tip 2 – Barcelona to win 3-1 @ 9/1

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