Felix Brych will referee PSG-Real Madrid in Champions League

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Consequently, he will not be available for the club's return match against Real Madrid in the Champions League and with the Parisians seeking to overcome a 3-1 deficit, Henrique admits he will be sorely missed. He nearly scored after going clean through right at the end, but Zelazny denied him.

"PSG are a very strong team and the player who will replace Neymar will be good, for sure, so we don't think that without him it will be easier", Zidane said to reporters, as quoted from Marca.

A poor clearance followed by further miscommunication in the Troyes backline gifted Julian Draxler the opening to slide in Di Maria and the Argentine masterfully dinked the ball over an advancing Zelazny.

The encounter also saw Weah, the son of Liberia president and ex-PSG and AC Milan striker George Weah, make his debut. The Spaniard will know that his reign is likely to be over should PSG not manage dig themselves out of trouble here, which lends an extra dramatic dimension to a game that promises much. Les Parisiens have lost only one of their last 46 home games in European competition, and have been excellent at the Parc des Princes this term, with 19 wins from 19 games. For them, we're now rivals.

Brazil star Neymar had an operation on Saturday to fix a broken toe in his right foot and could be out for up to three months. "We're ready for Tuesday".

"It [the first leg] was not a game between players and players, there were influences from outside", he said.

Leaders PSG, who hold a comfortable 14-point advantage over second-placed Monaco with 74 points from 28 matches, struggled to break down a side haunted by relegation who defended deep and whose goalkeeper Erwin Zelazny made a string of saves.

Wahbi Khazri scored just before half-time and Ismaila Sarr added a late second for the visitors.

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