PSG 1-0 Bordeaux: Edinson Cavani injured days before Manchester United game


If he leaves us at half-time, I'm afraid it's serious.

This news will come as a huge boost to Manchester United, who have gone 11 games unbeaten under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, winning 10 of them with one slight hiccup against Burnley, when Victor Lindelof rescued a point.

PSG visit Old Trafford on Tuesday for the first leg of their encounter in the round-of-16, the stage at which the French champions went out in the last two seasons.

The Brazilian will miss both legs of the tie against United due to a metatarsal injury in his right foot, the same problem that forced him to miss the second leg of PSG's defeat to Madrid past year. After he left the pitch, it was more hard for us to control the game. "If we don't dream and we don't have that vision of where we are going, then we will just falter", said Solskjaer.

"We have lots of Plan Bs".

Cavani's fellow forward Neymar has already been ruled out of the United games with a broken metatarsal. We have to play a big match. "But we will be ready on Tuesday".

Italian midfielder Marco Verratti is also doubtful due to injury.

The Uruguayan striker scored in the first half of PSG's win over Bordeaux but was taken off at the break with a suspected thigh problem.

Such is their margin for error domestically that Tuchel could afford to wrap a host of key players in cotton wool with the Champions League in mind.

PSG may now have to field a front three of Julian Draxler, Angel Di Maria, and Kylian Mbappé, which is. not bad. Verratti played nearly an hour before being substituted by Leandro Paredes.

Mid-table Bordeaux slumped to a fourth straight loss between league and cup, although they almost equalised on the hour when Francois Kamano's shot from 20 yards was superbly saved by Gianluigi Buffon.

Mario Balotelli and Lucas Ocampos scored as Marseille won 2-1 at Dijon on Friday.