PSG vs RB Leipzig match preview, UCL Gameweek 3: Big concern as Neymar and Mbappe dicey for the match

PSG vs RB Leipzig match preview

The finalists of last campaign, The French giants PSG look anxious as they face RB Leipzig on Wednesday in Champions League Group Stage at RedBull Arena.

Thomas Tuchel is now out of crutches and but now standing at the sidelines only to find two of his Key players sitting out due to major injuries.

PSG vs RB Leipzig match preview, UCL Gameweek 3: Big concern as Neymar and Mbappe dicey for the match 1

To call him worried won’t be an exaggeration as the German boss has lost the Trust of his Employers from Qatar after the defeat at the hands of FC Bayern in the Champions League in 2019. PSG also had a dismal start to their Ligue 1 campaign.

It now seems that his job as the PSG boss is on the line and the result of PSG VS PB Leipzig can shape his future either ways.

PSG VS RB Leipzig match details

Now the real problem for Thomas Tuchel in PSG VS RB Leipzig is the unavailability of his 2 superstars Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. Neymar is out with a Groin injury and Mbappe Limped off in their 3-0 cruise past Nantes.

What first looked like a fatigue is now a serious strain that has ruled Kylian Mbappe out of the starting line up in PSG VS RB Leipzig.

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Here’s what Thomas Tuchel had to say

“We’re going to kill the players,” he warned 24 hours before Mbappe left Stade de la Beaujoire grimacing.

“That’s what I’ve always said. We are going to kill them because there is an important link between preparation, performance and rest.

“In football it always falls on the greatest players because they will always play for their country.

“They play during the break, they travel and that’s too much in my opinion. They don’t have a recovery phase to allow them to come back and a preparation phase.

“That is not a secret, it happens in sport. Preparation influences injuries and performance.

“Without preparation, players are more fragile and difficult to manage. This is not an excuse, this is the truth. We are going to look for solutions and I hope we will find some.”

Mbappe who has 7 goals and 5 assists to his name has been busy with club and international matches.

This statement also throws light on how the coaches feel about the New international fixtures made by UEFA. PSG VS RB Leipzig will be a fixture to follow given the high stakes. Who’ll win the game PSG vs RB Leipzig?

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