Barcelona-Paris | Barcelona vs Paris Champions League preview: where to watch, predicted line-ups, team news | UEFA Champions League

Barcelona host Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 on 16 February at 21:00 CET. This page will update with team news, quotes and expert analysis as kick-off approaches.

Barcelona vs Paris build-up

What’s the story?

Paris return to the scene of their 2017 nightmare, when Barcelona overturned a 4-0 first-leg defeat in a performance so sensational it has a name: La Remontada (The Comeback). One of the inspirations of that recovery, Neymar, now leads the French team’s charge in Paris’s first UEFA Champions League game under Mauricio Pochettino (who is ex-Espanyol, of course).

Barcelona's amazing 2017 round of 16 comeback

Barcelona’s amazing 2017 round of 16 comeback

Where to watch the game on TV

Fans can find their local UEFA Champions League broadcast partner(s) here.

Form guide

Barcelona

Form: WWWWWL
Latest: Granada 3-5 Barcelona, 03/03 (aet, Copa del Rey)
Where they stand: 2nd in Liga

Paris

Form: WLWWWW
Latest: Paris 3-0 Nîmes, 03/02
Where they stand: 3rd in Ligue 1

Paris vs Barcelona down the years

Paris vs Barcelona down the years

Possible line-ups

Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Dest, Lenglet, Araújo, Alba; De Jong, Busquets, Pedri; Dembélé, Messi, Griezmann

Paris: Navas; Florenzi, Marquinhos, Diallo, Kurzawa; Herrera, Verratti; Di María, Mbappé, Neymar; Icardi

Expert predictions

To follow

Match stats and facts

View from the camps

Leonardo, Paris sporting director: “Two great teams meeting in a massive competition. But when you have ambitious aims you have to face teams of their calibre.”

Guillermo Amor, former Barcelona midfielder: “We know all about Paris. They have a very good team, a good squad, good players and good individuals. We know they’ll make it difficult for us.”

More to follow

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