Champions League LIVE! PSG v Chelsea and Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund - Live coverage - The Independent

Champions League LIVE! PSG v Chelsea and Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund




BY JAMES ORR

by j.orr


Welcome to the Independent's live coverage of tonight's vital Champions League quarter-final first-leg contest between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes.

But that's not all. We'll also keep you updated with all the goings on at the Bernabeu, where Real Madrid meet last year's runners-up Borussia Dortmund.

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    • FT: PSG (Lavezzi, Luiz o.g, Pastore) 3 Chelsea 1 (Hazard pen)
    • FT: Real Madrid (Bale, Isco, Ronaldo) 3 Borussia Dortmund 0
    • Matches kick off at 7.45pm
    4/2/2014 6:16:17 PM
  • Team news time: With Samuel Eto'o out injured, Jose Mourinho has such confidence in his remaining strikers he has decided not to pick any of them.

    Andre Schurrle leads the line for Chelsea, with Demba Ba and Samuel Eto'o are on the bench.

    Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta, Ramires, David Luiz, Willian, Oscar, Hazard, Schurrle.

    PSG: Sirigu, Jallet, Silva, Alex, Maxwell, Motta, Matuidi, Verratti, Cavani, Ibrahimovic, Lavezzi
    4/2/2014 6:02:31 PM
  • Over in Spain, it's time for the BBC - with Benzema, Bale, and er..Cristiano (Ronaldo) all starting.

    Real Madrid: Casillas, Carvajal, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Fabio Coentrao, Modric, Alonso, Isco, Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo. 
    Substitutes: Diego Lopez, Varane, Casemiro, Nacho, Morata, Illarramendi, Jose Rodriguez.

    Borussia Dortmund: Weidenfeller, Piszczek, Hummels, Papastathopoulos, Durm, Kehl, Sahin, Grosskreutz, Mkhitaryan, Reus, Aubameyang. 

    Substitutes: Langerak, Friedrich, Hofmann, Jojic, Kirch, Schieber, Duksch.
    4/2/2014 6:18:41 PM
  • Read our 10 points which could well decide the contest tonight, including just why Zltan could be the key man.

    Ibrahimovic has been in red-hot form all season and has scored more goals in all competitions (40) than Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto’o, Demba Ba and Andre Schurrle put together (32).

    Click HERE to read the full article
    4/2/2014 6:28:28 PM
  • Speaking of Zlatan, here's one he put out earlier. "The Only One".. or the "One and Only"

    4/2/2014 6:30:41 PM
  • John Terry beware...



    4/2/2014 6:33:59 PM
  • Just the 10 minutes to go, and the sprinklers are nearly finishing watering the Parc de Princes pitch. A slippery classic awaits! 
    4/2/2014 6:36:02 PM
  • A big thumbs up for Schurrle down the middle it seems...


    4/2/2014 6:39:36 PM
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