The “Al Ittihad” stadium is ready to host the fiery confrontation between Manchester City and its French host Paris Saint-Germain, which will be held at 9 pm today, Tuesday, within the semi-final second leg of the Champions League competition in the current season 2020-2021.
Manchester City scored a valuable victory over Paris Saint-Germain, with two goals to one, in the first leg that was held last week at the “Princes Park” in the French capital, where the Brazilian team, Marquinhos, scored for the city, while the Belgian Kevin De Bruyne and the Algerian star Riad Mahrez scored for City..
It is enough for Manchester City to achieve the result of a tie in today’s match, or a loss with a goal without pay, in order to resolve its qualification for the final match, which will be held on May 29 in Istanbul, Turkey, and to wait for the winner of the match between Chelsea, English, and Real Madrid, which will be held on Wednesday evening at the stadium. Stamford Bridge, after the first leg in Madrid ended in a 1-1 draw.
Manchester City, led by its Spanish coach, seeks to win and qualify for the final match for the first time in history, and to win the title to combine it with the English Premier League title, which is close to achieving it, as it needs to achieve 3 points in the last 4 rounds of the competition..
As for the Paris Saint-Germain team, he also wants to lead his Argentine coach, Mauricio Pochettino, to qualify for the final match, for the second consecutive season and to achieve the title for the first time, after losing to Bayern Munich last season with a goal without response..
And absent from Paris Saint-Germain in the confrontation tonight, Senegalese midfielder Idrissa Jana Gay, after he was sent off in the first leg, as a result of his violent interference on the German Ilkay Gundogan, the star of City, and Spain’s Juan Bernat is also absent from the injury..