PSG vs Real Madrid commentary: Icardi and Hazard start Champions League group stage blockbuster – LIVE on talkSPORT 2


Two of the favourites of Champions League glory this season go head-to-head tonight as Paris Saint-Germain host Real Madrid.

The two European giants crashed out in the Round of 16 in last season’s tournament and must do better this term.

Neymar and PSG are set to host Real Madrid


Neymar and PSG are set to host Real Madrid

They have been drawn together in Group A alongside Club Brugge and Galatasaray so it should be a formality for both to progress.

But both will want to lay down a marker in Europe’s elite competition in this evening’s blockbuster match.

talkSPORT 2 will be in Paris for all the action as the likes of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Toni Kroos and Eden Hazard do battle.


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PSG vs Real Madrid: How to listen

The Group A clash will get under way at 8pm on Wednesday, September 18.

Full commentary from Joe Shennan and Adrian Clarke at the Parc des Princes will be live on talkSPORT 2, with our coverage starting at 8pm.

To tune in, just click here for the live stream or click the radio player below.

You can also listen through the talkSPORT App, on DAB Digital Radio or on MW 1053 or 1089.

For more information about how to listen LIVE on talkSPORT click here.

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PSG vs Real Madrid: Head-to-head record

The two sides last met in the Champions League Round of 16 in 2017 with Real winning that clash 5-2 on aggregate.

They also faced each other in the group stages of the 2015/16 competition. It finished goalless in Paris before Real claimed a 1-0 home win.

Both side go into tonight’s match having won at the weekend.

PSG beat Strasbourg 1-0 thanks to Neymar’s 92nd-minuate overhead kick while Karim Benzema inspired Real to a 3-2 win over Levante.

Eden Hazard joined Real Madrid from Chelsea over the summer

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Eden Hazard joined Real Madrid from Chelsea over the summer

PSG vs Real Madrid: Team news

PSG: Navas, Meunier, Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat, Marquinhos, Gueye, Verratti, Sarabia, Icardi, Di Maria.

Subs: Nianzou Kouassi, Paredes, Rico, Choupo-Moting, Kurzawa, Herrera, Diallo.

Real Madrid: Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Varane, Mendy, Kroos, Casemiro, Rodriguez, Bale, Benzema, Hazard.

Subs: Areola, Lucas, Jovic, Odriozola, Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo, De la Fuente.

Referee: Anthony Taylor

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