Modified 19 Feb 2020, 00:38 IST
Neymar returned to Paris Saint-Germain’s beginning XI for Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 assembly with Borussia Dortmund.
Brazil ahead Neymar had been out of motion since he sustained a rib harm on February 1, which means he has missed PSG’s previous 4 matches.
However, having included the previous Barcelona star in his travelling get together, coach Thomas Tuchel – who was going up against his outdated membership at Signal Iduna Park – confirmed in his pre-match information convention that Neymar was match to function in some capability.
The 28-year-old was named within the beginning line-up alongside Kylian Mbappe, who was rested throughout the 4-Four draw with Amiens on Saturday.
Tuchel appeared set to modify his system, with Marquinhos and Presnel Kimpembe forming a three-man defence alongside Thiago Silva, whereas Marco Verratti returned in midfield to accomplice Idrissa Gueye.
Layvin Kurzawa was handed a spot on the left and Thomas Meunier was on the other flank, whereas Angel Di Maria accomplished the guests’ entrance three.
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Lucien Favre’s staff was unchanged from the facet that dismantled Eintracht Frankfurt of their final Bundesliga outing, which means Erling Haaland makes first Champions League look as a Dortmund participant.
The 19-year-old, who has netted 9 occasions in six video games for his new membership, scored eight objectives in six outings within the group stage for Salzburg.
Published 19 Feb 2020, 00:38 IST
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